The Best AI Still Flunks 8th Grade Science

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In 2012, IBM Watson went to medical school. So said The New York Times, announcing that the tech giant's artificially intelligent question-and-answer machine had begun a "stint as a medical student" at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. This was just a metaphor. Clinicians were helping IBM train Watson for use in medical research. But as metaphors go, it wasn't a very good one.


Straight From Business School: Data Analytics

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Karen Pence Teaching Art at Religious School in Virginia

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Mrs. Pence began teaching art to elementary students at Immanuel Christian School in Northern Virginia on Tuesday. Mrs. Pence accepted the job in December and was to have rebooted her teaching career on Monday. But classes were canceled after a heavy weekend snowfall across the Washington region.


Elementary School Teacher Changing Tune of Music Education

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The annual award recognizes creative music programs that attract students who may not typically enroll in music classes. Lewis has dedicated two decades to teaching music but also to shaping what it looks like in the classroom. Over the years, she's taught at Brown School, Shawnee High School and Western Middle School, but most recently, she oversaw every music program in Jefferson County Public Schools as the music curriculum specialist for the district.