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Danville Middle School Using AI Earbuds to Translate Lessons for Non-English-Speaking Students

Danville Middle School Using AI Earbuds

New artificial intelligence earbuds are the latest learning tool in the Morgan County Schools system. They are used to translate lessons for students in real time from English to a variety of languages.

Savannah Chenault teaches seventh-grade English and reading at Danville Middle School.

Translating earbuds used in Danville Middle School

Timekettle WT2 Plus translating earbuds used in Danville Middle School.

"When you see a need, you want to try and fill the gaps," Chenault said.

Helping students is all Chenault does. She's been teaching at Danville Middle for nearly a decade. That means hundreds — if not thousands — of Morgan County students have been in her classroom. But this year, a new problem arose, something Chenault had not had to deal with at length before.

"We have a couple in eighth grade and sixth grade who speak no English," Chenault said. "So, I thought it would help the teachers at the beginning of the year who were frustrated and shocked like, 'What do we do? We can't communicate with these students.'"

The school has always had English-language learners enrolled, but that number is rising. Chenault said these students deserve the same education an English-speaking student would get.

"It's our job as educators to be able to provide students with equal access and a desig