Welcome to StudyGleam’s Blog

Welcome to the official blog of StudyGleam, your go-to resource for understanding how artificial intelligence is transforming the educational landscape, particularly in the realm of essay grading.

Here, we’ll share insights, updates, and in-depth articles about our unique AI-powered tool, StudyGleam, which is designed to assess handwritten essays. Our mission is to help teachers save time, increase productivity, and focus more on what truly matters - teaching.

Whether you’re an educator looking for innovative ways to streamline your grading process, or you’re simply interested in the intersection of AI and education, you’ll find plenty of valuable content here.

Stay tuned for posts on a wide range of topics, including:

  • The role of AI in education
  • How StudyGleam works and its benefits
  • Time management tips for teachers
  • The future of grading and assessment
  • And much more!

We’re excited to have you on this journey with us. Let’s explore the future of education together!

Reducing Unconscious Bias in Student Performance Evaluations With Teacher-Guided AI

Leveraging automation and moderation to promote equitable assessment

Introduction Student assessments are meant to evaluate work objectively based on rigorous rubrics, not preconceptions. However, unconscious biases related to race, gender, personality, and other factors can inadvertently creep into grading and distort results. While most teachers strive for impartiality, inherent biases make true objectivity difficult. Fortunately, advancements in artificial intelligence present new opportunities to supplement teacher grading with automated scoring algorithms that consistently apply criteria without biases. Automation can help surface and reduce unconscious prejudices. [Read More]

The Shifting Roles of a Singaporean Teacher Through the School Year

How educators balance instruction, assessment, and professional development over the academic calendar

Introduction A school year is a dynamic journey for teachers as they guide students through various stages of learning and development. Singaporean teachers in particular face unique curricular demands and schedules that shape their evolving roles over the academic calendar. From curriculum planning in the beginnings of the year to assessment peaks and professional development days peppered throughout, teachers cycle through different focuses while balancing consistency in their classrooms. This article will break down the phases and shifting priorities Singaporean teachers experience over the school year. [Read More]

How Technology is Democratizing Access to Quality Education in the Digital Era

Leveraging innovations like AI and cloud computing to deliver robust learning at scale

Introduction Education is meant to be a great equalizer that provides opportunities to all regardless of geography, background or means. However, lack of access and resources often prevents quality learning from reaching many students. Fortunately, advances in education technologies are helping bridge these gaps by democratizing access to exceptional instructional materials, platforms, and tools. Through innovations in areas like cloud computing, artificial intelligence, adaptive learning, and rich digital content, quality education is expanding its reach and becoming more inclusive. [Read More]

Revolutionizing Education: Empowering Teachers With EdTech and E-Pedagogy

Enhancing Teacher Training and Professional Development with Data Literacy and Cyber Wellness

Introduction The Changing Landscape of Education The landscape of education is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by the relentless advancement of technology. In this digital age, where information flows freely and innovation knows no bounds, the traditional methods of teaching and learning are evolving at an unprecedented pace. The future of education is being shaped by a powerful duo: Educational Technology (EdTech) and electronic pedagogy (e-Pedagogy). The Role of EdTech and e-Pedagogy EdTech and e-Pedagogy, each a force in its own right, are converging to revolutionize education as we know it. [Read More]

Navigating the Digital Classroom Landscape in 2023

A look at emerging technologies and best practices for digitally-enabled teaching and learning

Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of education, the year 2023 ushers in a profound transformation in the way we teach and learn. As the digital realm continues to expand its horizons, educators and students alike find themselves navigating a dynamic terrain shaped by emerging technologies and innovative best practices. In this article, we embark on a journey to explore this landscape, delving into the cutting-edge tools and strategies that are redefining digitally-enabled teaching and learning. [Read More]

Revolutionizing Singapore's Education: The Confluence of AI and EdTech

Exploring the Synergy between National AI Strategy and MOE's EdTech Plan for a Future-Ready Learning Experience

Introduction Singapore, a nation known for its forward-thinking approach and commitment to innovation, stands at the cusp of a transformative era in education. With the rapid advancements in technology, particularly in the realms of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Educational Technology (EdTech), the country is poised to redefine the learning experience for its citizens. This paper delves into Singapore’s vision for harnessing the potential of AI and EdTech, exploring the synergy between the National AI Strategy and the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) EdTech Plan. [Read More]

Empowering Singapore's Educators: the Digital Revolution in Teaching

Exploring the transformative impact of technology on teacher productivity and the enriched learning experience in Singapore's classrooms.

The Rise of Blended Learning Blended learning, as championed by Singapore’s Ministry of Education (MOE), represents a significant shift from traditional educational paradigms. At its core, blended learning combines the strengths of online digital media with the interactive dynamics of traditional classroom methods. This hybrid approach offers several advantages: Personalized Learning Paths: Every student learns differently. Blended learning allows educators to cater to these individual learning styles, ensuring that each student can progress at their own pace. [Read More]

Handwritten Notes in the Digital Era: A Double Edged Sword

Balancing the age-old practice of handwriting with the conveniences of modern technology.

In an age where keyboards dominate and screens are our primary medium of communication, the art of handwriting might seem like a relic of the past. However, the act of putting pen to paper has cognitive and emotional benefits that digital methods can’t replicate. Yet, like all things, handwriting comes with its set of challenges in the modern world. Let’s delve into the advantages and disadvantages of handwritten notes, and how platforms like StudyGleam are bridging the gap between traditional and digital methods. [Read More]

The Advent of the Omni Engineer: Navigating the New Era of Tech Mastery

AI Augmentation, Systems Thinking, and the Future of Engineering Mastery.

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, we stand on the cusp of a new era. As the lines demarcating various engineering disciplines blur, we envision the emergence of the Omni Engineer - a future archetype of technologist, potentially endowed with a versatile skill set and supercharged by the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Understanding the Omni Engineer The term “Omni” originates from Latin, translating to “all” or “every”. In the context of future engineering roles, it could represent a professional who might be proficient across a multitude of domains. [Read More]

Embracing Efficiency: Why Using Productivity Tools Doesn't Make Teachers Lazy

Challenging the misconceptions and understanding the real value of tech in the classroom

In the realm of education, the introduction of technology has always been met with a mix of enthusiasm and skepticism. As productivity tools make their way into the classroom, a new concern emerges: the fear of being perceived as “lazy.” Teachers, passionate about their craft and dedicated to their students, worry that leveraging these tools might make them appear less committed. Let’s debunk this myth and shed light on why using productivity tools is a sign of adaptability, not laziness. [Read More]