Smart Bots are Transforming Education
Technology is shaping the way that people learn.
With smart bots, schooling can become more accessible and personalized. A multitude of subjects can be taught to people with varying learning abilities, without the barriers of a classroom setting and the pressure of dozens of students learning at the same pace with the same learning style. Smart bots can help customize learning while enriching students with profoundly adsorbed knowledge and information.
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What Makes a Great Teacher?
To understand how to create an efficient bot as an educator, we need to first ask ourselves–what makes a great teacher?
A teacher who keeps students perpetually interested are fun and engaging, possessing an amazing sense of humor while making learning amusing. The teachers that use a Socratic method of asking questions to spark curiosity through shared dialogue help students better retain information and better engage both parties. By using this creative method of teaching, they keep an understanding that learning is a two-way street, provoking high-level thinking.
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“To understand how to create an efficient bot as an educator, we need to first ask ourselves – what makes a great teacher?”
Patience is a quintessential factor in a learning environment. The best teachers are those who are willing to keep explaining, remaining open to finding creative ways to demonstrate the subject matter. Compassion is just as significant. The best teachers care about their students as individuals and want to help and encourage them to succeed to their maximum potential. They understand a student’s objectives and do everything in their power to help them achieve those goals.
The best teachers are passionate. They love their job, and remain enthusiastic about the topics they are teaching and the progress of their students. Their passion stems further than simply their career, as they are innately passionate people, and it is telling in their tone of voice and the way their face illuminates when they speak about the things that interest them.
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Why Choose to have a bot Teach?
A single bot can teach multiple students at the same time while personalizing each interaction and educational milestone. It can make sure to work with the pace that is right for the student, moving on only when complete competency has been achieved.
Education bots are capable of understanding every individual’s learning preferences, past education barriers, and favored engagement methods. It can be personalized to any learning style. They can support and nudge the student when necessary, but they are also aware when to appropriately remove themselves when the learning process is working–avoiding micromanaging a student.
“ Education bots are capable of understanding every individual’s learning preferences, past education barriers, and favored engagement methods.”
By allowing students to learn at their own pace, students will gain a deeper understanding of the given material. Bots can provide personalized milestone-based user journeys, allowing a student to remain encouraged to keep learning through positive reinforcement. Micro-learning will help the student persist in being driven about topics by empathizing with the individual needs of a learner, including their need for learning at a specifically suited speed.
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Making Education Enjoyable
In addition, a smart bot doesn’t have a bad day or forget to drink it’s morning cup of coffee the way that a person would. It’s always friendly, encouraging, and patient. A bot will teach the same topic thousands of times and not get upset or bored. A good education bot will get smarter and become a better teacher for future students instead of wearing down with time.
We’ve realized that people learn through conversations and asking questions. Bots allow people to explore curiosities while remaining at work towards a defined subject matter competency. Bots are the accessible, engaging, and entertaining teaching platform that the world needs. Quality education is key to a sustainable future, and it starts with exceptional teachers.
“Quality education is key to a sustainable future, and it starts with exceptional teachers. ”
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