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Artificial Intelligence pioneer to speak at the LKL Print
Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Roger SchankRoger Schank will give a talk on the Virtual World Academy on 8th July 2011 at the London Knowledge Lab. He is one of the world's leading thinkers on artificial intelligence, learning theory, cognitive science, and the building of virtual learning environments. He is CEO of Socratic Arts, a company whose goal is to design and implement learning-by-doing, story-centered curricula in schools, universities, and corporations.

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Medals for Hoyles and Noss Print
Monday, 11 April 2011

richard_celia_and_stefan_dodunekov.pngBorovets (near Sofia), Bulgaria 8 April, 2011: Celia Hoyles and Richard Noss, both Professors of Mathematics Education at the London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, have been individually awarded one of the highest honours of the Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians.

Bulgaria leads the world in uniting mathematicians, mathematics education researchers and teachers in the effort to help children learn mathematics. Nominated jointly by the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Mathematics Education at the University of Sofia, Celia and Richard were each awarded a medal and the title of Foreign Fellow of the UBM in recognition of their "outstanding contributions to international achievement in the area of mathematics education and technology".

The ceremony took place at the 40th. Conference of the UBM, and the medals were awarded by the president of the UBM, Academician Professor Stefan Dodunekov.

 
Richard Nossís response to Professor Michael Greenís 25th March concerns over ëboring maths' Print
Monday, 11 April 2011
noss.jpgLondon Knowledge Lab and TEL Director Professor Richard Noss's response to Professor Michael Green's 25th March concerns over ëboring maths' appeared in the Times Educational Supplement (TES) on 8th April.

Under the heading ëTechnology + freedom = magnificent maths' the letter highlights how digital technology - of the kind being deveoped by the TEL MiGen project - can be used to unlock the wonders of maths to students.

Read the full article in the TES
 
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