Steve StaceyFrom The Huffington Post: The Career and Technical Education Academy in Hutchinson, Kan., has hired a new teacher who may fit in perfectly at an institution with such a technological name. The Hutchinson News reports Nao, a robot teacher, has arrived mid-year at the high school but is already making a big impact. The Hutchinson News visited Nao’s classroom, where a reporter spoke with students, Nao and Steve Stacey, the robot’s human coworker/caretaker. Students in the computer programming class were mainly sending typed messages to the robot, which would repeat them back seconds later. But Stacey told the paper that students can program the robot to do whatever they’d like, an asset he says will look great on resumes and will serve an early introduction to advanced engineering before the kids head to college.

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