How software that learns as it teaches is upgrading Brazilian education

Date: January 10, 2016 Published by

  • Teachers will probably have to be trained in how the systems work to ensure students receive the benefits of adaptive education.
  • He says it is also a result of the failure of Brazilian society to demand better education. “It’s a very complex set of problems.
  • Aleks (Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces), owned by McGraw-Hill Education, is also used widely in US schools.
  • Some systems help teachers track students’ progress in real time, enabling them to spend more time with those who need extra support.
  • What they need are decently renumerated, properly supported teachers to guide them.”

    Professor Glaucia da Silva Brito is research leader for the Technology, Teachers & Schools study group at the Federal University of Paraná, in the city of Curitiba.