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What aspects of teaching should remain human?

The Hechinger Report

The debate is about the best mix — what are AI’s most effective roles in helping students learn, and what aspects of teaching should remain indelibly human no matter how powerful AI becomes? But, there aren’t enough human tutors available nor enough money to pay for them, especially in the wake of pandemic-induced learning loss.

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Students Defend Human Rights

Zinn Education Project

The post Students Defend Human Rights appeared first on Zinn Education Project. What commonalities do they notice in terms of demands, strategies, and the response by the authorities? Student Activism See more examples of youth organizing.

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The Ancient Human Genome of Denisovans: A New Revelation

Anthropology.net

A remarkable study has brought to light the most ancient human genome sequenced to date, belonging to a Denisovan male from 200,000 years ago. Some Denisovan DNA has even been identified in modern humans, including Papuans and Han Chinese, indicating past interbreeding.

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Human Hunting and the Extinction of Megafauna: A 50,000-Year Review

Anthropology.net

Were humans or climate change responsible for these losses? The Role of Human Hunting Researchers from the Danish National Research Foundation's Center for Ecological Dynamics in a Novel Biosphere (ECONOVO) at Aarhus University have concluded that human hunting played a decisive role in these extinctions.

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Neanderthal Child with Down’s Syndrome Unveils Early Human Compassion

Anthropology.net

.” Conclusion The discovery of Tina represents the oldest known case of Down’s syndrome and demonstrates that the diversity observed in modern humans was already present in prehistoric times. This finding ensures that the story of human evolution includes us all.” 1 Conde-Valverde, M., Quirós-Sánchez, A.,

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Excavating the Coexistence of Neanderthals and Modern Humans

Sapiens

An archaeologist explains how remains recently recovered from a cave in present-day Germany suggest that Neanderthals and modern humans populated Europe together for at least 10,000 years. An international, multidisciplinary team has identified human ( H. However, there are many challenges to exploring this distant time.

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Neanderthals and Humans Interbred for 7,000 Years, Study Suggests

Anthropology.net

Neanderthal genes present in modern humans may have been introduced through an extended period of interbreeding starting around 47,000 years ago and lasting nearly 7,000 years, according to new research. Consequently, the genomes of contemporary human populations outside Africa contain about 1% to 2% Neanderthal DNA.