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Assessing Employee Skills: Socratic Learning for the 21st Century
Posted by Lewis Johnson | May 19, 2022

In the days of Socrates and Plato, tutors taught their students by systematically asking them probing questions. According to Plato, the instructor should feign ignorance of the subject, to elicit...

Job Skills in a Fraction of the Time: How Alelo is Making it a Reality
Posted by Lewis Johnson | May 9, 2022

Imagine if people could learn new skills in one fifth or even one-tenth the time of classroom instruction. Lack of training would essentially cease to become a barrier to employment....

Why Conversational AI Beats VR for Rapid Skilling
Posted by Lewis Johnson | April 27, 2022

What is the most effective way to prepare for a new job? This is a critical question for employers who are inducting new employees and want them to be ready...

The “Art and Science of Learning” Podcast Invites Alelo CEO to Share Thoughts on How AI Provides Better On-The-Job Learning
Posted by Alelo | August 2, 2021

Dr. Kinga Petrovai of “The Art and Science of Learning” podcast articulates that one of the greatest challenges in learning new skills is putting them to practice in real scenarios....

Four School Districts Review Alelo AI Teaching Assistants
Posted by Alelo | February 4, 2021

Four technology-forward K-12 school districts reviewed Alelo’s artificial intelligence avatars for teaching students. Here are some highlights: “In one sentence, Alelo has created a REVOLUTIONARY product! So innovative, so applicable,...

Alelo Webinar on How Schools Can Use Avatars to Teach English and Other Languages
Posted by Alelo | December 3, 2020

This webinar discussed the challenges that language learners and language teachers face, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how avatars can help overcome them. We focused particularly on teaching spoken...

The Ethics of AI-Assisted Learning
Posted by Lewis Johnson | November 24, 2020

During the first week of November 2020, I participated in the Global Summit on the Ethics of AI in Education. Leaders in the field of artificial intelligence in education (AIED)...

How To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Learners Recover Lost Ground Due to COVID-19
Posted by Alelo | September 15, 2020

Although students are returning to class, the impact of COVID-19 on teachers and students is still being felt. According to UNESCO, 875 million students worldwide, 50% of the total, are...

How Artificial Intelligence Meets the Challenges of Hybrid Learning Under COVID-19
Posted by Alelo | September 1, 2020

COVID-19 is forcing schools around the world to rethink how they deliver instruction, and implement hybrid learning models. Students must maintain social distancing from each other, which limits the number...

Returning Students Need AI-Driven Learning to Recover Ground Lost Due to COVID-19
Posted by Alelo | August 20, 2020

As the last school year came to a close, the Brookings Institution has made sobering predictions about the likely impact of COVID-19 on students by the fall of 2020. They...