Some major ed tech providers have already brought AI into education by adding elements of machine learning into their tools.
IBM and Microsoft introduced tools with machine learning to aid students in complex tasks. IBM’s Watson Analytics can answer natural language questions about an uploaded data set, KDnuggets reports. Microsoft’s Azure Machine Learning service uses drag-and-drop data. But both are quite complex for K–12 students.
The new smart search function in Google’s G Suite for Education apps is a bit more user-friendly. Students and educators can use the Explore function in Google Sheets to write complex formulas without needing to type them. The tool will translate a question into a spreadsheet formula using natural language processing.
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