Dirty Hands Mean Smarter Students: How One Computer Nerd-Girl Changed the Education World

In order to compete with the many distractions that students deal with on a daily basis, science education is turning to dynamic methods and models to capture students’ imaginations. In fact, Project-Based Inquiry Science (PBIScience) has branched a whole new style of hands-on science which includes the Maker Movement. And it’s all Janet Kolodner’s fault.

As one of the pioneers in the Artificial Intelligence sciences, Kolodner pioneered a type of computer reasoning called case-based reasoning. This allowed computers to understand and solve problems based on their past experiences. Furthermore, she’s been able to use her research to help students learn in the same way…


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