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"At what point does the teacher step in to give tailored instruction to the student?" asks in this article When Your Teacher Is A Robot.

"In theory, it would help every student progress at their own pace, teaching different aspects of the concepts they struggle with and moving quickly through the ones they don’t. In theory.

In reality I wonder how this would actually play out. Perhaps the students that struggle the most would wind up with really long homework sessions because the program would make them go through a bunch of different lessons till they understood it. Said students may or may not bother sitting through the LMS lessons."


In the 1960s TV show "The Jetsons," youngest son Elroy heads off to school with a robot teacher. While other parts of the futuristic Jetson world have come to bear - like video conferencing - robot teachers still seem like something out of a sci-fi novel.

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