As a digital revolution changes classrooms across the region and country, one key question lingers at the end of each school day: Do the new technologies actually enhance students’ learning?

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Scientists work to make computers more effective teachers
Early in Isaac Asimov’s speculative fiction classic “I, Robot,” a little girl named Gloria becomes more attached to a robot named Robbie than to her own parents. Originally wary of Robbie, Gloria’s parents grow to love and respect the tin man after it saves their little munchkin’s life by sweeping her away from…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Local developments in computer-​based math learning
For those of us raising families in the 1970s and 1980s, Fred Rogers was that patient, soft-​spoken gentleman who made extraordinary connections to our children on the same TV set that usually carried appallingly bad programming. Fred certainly was that wonderful television teacher, but he was much more. He was the genius behind…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The work of the Fred Rogers Center
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