3 Rules For Robots: I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Future Tech 2001 3 Laws 3 Laws of Robotics AI artificial intelligence HAL9000 Isaac Asimov Robotics robots“Robotics and AI have become one of the most prominent technological trends of our century.

Help Wanted: Ark Builders Needed

techlearning

Since 2001, the Ford Motor Company’s Next Generation Learning initiative has prepared nearly 20,000 young people for college, careers, lifelong learning and leadership by honing their STEAM skills

A Quick Primer on Using Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom

Fractus Learning

In 2001, a former student, Lorin Anderson, and colleagues, revised Bloom’s taxonomy initially published in 1956. The goal: To be more user-friendly for teachers to use Bloom’s Taxonomy in the classroom. The original taxonomy was a […]. Classroom Educators

The Impact of Play: A College Researcher's Perspective

Battelle for Kids

As a higher educator, since 2001, I have witnessed quite a shift in our students. Volume 3, Issue 4, Number 2. Driving Question: Where Has All The Play Gone? It's springtime in the mountains. As I sit writing this, I'm wishing I were watching the kids on my street playing outside. But no.

Blooms Digital Taxonomy for Android

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

November 4, 2015 Blooms traditional taxonomy which was published sometime in the middle of the last century was revised in 2001 and henceforth was labelled Blooms Revised Taxonomy. This revision is a.read more. blooms taxonomy

Adding up the cost of head-on competition

The Christensen Institute

Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console launched in late 2001 into a sustaining competition with Sony’s Playstation, the dominant incumbent at the time. And that doesn’t account for the money Microsoft had to invest in the years leading up to 2001 in preparation for the launch.

MLTI is not a Tech Buy or Commodity. It’s a Learning Initiative.

More Verbs

The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) has been around since 2001, providing 7th & 8th Grade students and teachers with devices and more.

Interview with Noah Geisel, @SenorG: Motivate with Digital Badges!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Noah began his teaching career in 2001 and has worked as a Spanish Teacher, English Teacher, Technology Teacher, EdTech Coach, and Blended Learning Coach.

How to Deal with Difficult Parents, Revisited

MiddleWeb

Building on their 2001 edition of Dealing with Difficult Parents, Todd Whitaker and Douglas J. Fiore offer a valuable resource for professional development, says reviewer Holly Foley, especially when addressing difficult relationships between home and school.

More Evidence: Florida Tax Credit Scholarships Boost College Enrollment and Attainment

ExcelinEd

Launched in 2001, the FTC provides tuition scholarships for low-income families to attend private schools. Children participating in the Florida Tax Credit (FTC) Scholarship Program are more likely than their peers to enroll in college and earn a degree.

Some teachers get frustrated trying to reach kids. This teacher has the answer.

The CoolCatTeacher

ECM 154: How 30-Year-Teacher James Sturtevant figured out how to relate to most students. Kids don’t get teachers. Teachers don’t get kids. Times change. Life can be hard for some kids. How do we connect when we’re so different? We need trust. We need respect.

Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

A Principal's Reflections

The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. When it comes to their employees, there is no ceiling as they are continually pursuing pathways and allocating resources to help the best get even better.

Rebecca Solnit and How Pockets of Hope Have Saved America

The Jose Vilson

America had a million chances to get this moment right, including but not exclusive to: 1776, 1863, 1937, 1945, 1964, 2001, 2009, and 2012.

Insights for innovating in emerging markets: There are two types of economies

The Christensen Institute

By the year 2001, however, there were almost one billion cell phones in the world. In this five-part series, Five insights for innovating in emerging markets , I explore several insights, one by one, that my research has uncovered for innovators interested in emerging markets.

Collaborative Learning Matters

Where Learning Clicks

In early 2001, Steve Jobs, then the CEO of Apple, summoned a motley crew of employees and contractors to meet in a secret boardroom. Jobs tasked the team with an ambitious assignment: create a new MP3 player in six weeks. By all accounts, the group should have failed.

What Are the Best Books about the History of Education Technology?

Hack Education

David Noble, Digital Diploma Mills (2001). As many of you know, I’m working on a book proposal for Teaching Machines , a project I’ve had on the back burner for far too long now that is finally starting to come to a boil. What do you think are the best existing works of history of the field of education technology? Here are some titles that quickly come to mind – because I can read their titles on my bookshelf. (It’s

UMass Will Build a National Online College. But What About Its Previous Online Offshoot?

Edsurge

But the announcement fails to mention that the University of Massachusetts already runs an extensive online-learning operation, known as UMassOnline , which was started in 2001 and currently serves more than 20,000 students. University of Massachusetts president Marty Meehan made a splash this week by announcing plans to build a large-scale online college for adult learners that aims to compete with giants like Arizona State University and Southern New Hampshire University.

OPINION: Mister Rogers’ voice of reason in the tumultuous ’60s still rings true

The Hechinger Report

about the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, creator of the educational series “Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” which ran from 1968 to 2001. 11, 2001. Fred Rogers (3/20/28 — 2/27/03) Photo: Keystone Canada/ZUMAPRESS.COM.

A Message from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum - watch ceremony live online today

Educational Technology Guy

On September 11, 2001, and in the days that followed, our nation came together in a spirit of unity and resolve as we struggled, with profound shock and overwhelming grief, to comprehend the single largest loss of life from a foreign attack on American soil.

Senate to tackle NCLB update

eSchool News

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on April 14 is set to begin action on the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 , a bipartisan agreement touted as a fix to the divisive No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), which in 2001 was the last reauthorization of ESEA.

Want More Innovation? Try Connecting the Dots Between Engineering and Humanities

Digital Promise

And in 2001, the engineering accreditation body ABET added a new criterion so as to ensure that students get “the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.”.

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IRS Official to Schools: “One of the Most Dangerous Email Phishing Scams We’ve Seen”

Doug Levin

Image credit: “hacker” by Dani Latorre, 2001. “This is one of the most dangerous email phishing scams we’ve seen in a long time. It can result in the large-scale theft of sensitive data that criminals can use to commit various crimes, including filing fraudulent tax returns.

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Digital Divide = Educational Divide = Urgent Action Needed

Tomorrow's Learners

In the digital information age those who are either unable to access the Internet through the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are increasingly disadvantaged in their access to information (Cullen, 2001). 2001). 2001).

7 Books to Help Add Purpose and Meaning to Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Ron Dunn may have died in 2001, but his work lives on in this book. Leaders are Readers and Readers are Leaders You want to have purpose and meaning in your life, and certainly there are lots of people who have advice. How do you tell truth from fiction? How do you know who to believe?

Top 10 Study Group Forums and Websites for High School Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Physics Forum began as a high school extra credit assignment in 2001, and since then, it’s developed into one of the most popular and helpful science forums on the web. Sara Stringer, Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, has a list of great websites for high school students.

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7 things Gen Z students say about educational technology

eSchool News

The survey from online learning service provider Quizlet seeks to outline how teachers and students, including Generation Z students (those born in 2001 or later), feel about technology in their classrooms.

Is college enrollment among older adults increasing? Depends who you ask

The Hechinger Report

Contrary to NCES’ latest report about the decline this decade, in April NCES stated there had been a 35 percent increase in college students aged 25 to 34 between 2001 and 2015.

Climbing the Pyramid of Bloom’s Taxonomy Through the Writing Process

EdTechTeacher

This post first appeared on EdTech Researcher at Education Week. I had the privilege of co-writing this post with an amazing team of educators. Shaelynn Farnsworth ( @shfarnsworth ), serves as a Literacy Consultant at Area Education Agency 267 in Iowa.

EdTech 101

Act now: Important IAL funding news from the DOE!

NeverEndingSearch

Program Authority: Sections 5411-5413 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; title III of Division H of Public Law 114-113 , the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.

Thank You For Your Service, Still

The Jose Vilson

The question we should ask now, as we should have in 2016, 2001, 1968, 1865, and 1776, is: do our schools reflect our country’s ostensible vision to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? I recently wrote two pieces that I'd love for you all to read.

Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning

Doug Levin

Newly published, peer-reviewed research out of Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine suggests that one-to-one laptop programs improve student academic achievement in K-12 classrooms. The primary author of the study ( Binbin Zheng, Ph.D.

Happy EMS Week - thank an EMS provider this week

Educational Technology Guy

I went to the memorial service for them in October 2001 and it was a sobering experience. Next week is National EMS Week (May 20th - May 26th). This year''s theme from the American College of Emergency Physicians is EMS : More than a Job. A calling.

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Hawkins, Pepler, and Craig, 2001 ). October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Started in 2006, it aims to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention around the world and is supported by hundreds of schools, corporations, and celebrities.

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Two Edthena Partners Featured in National Broadband Imperative Report

Edthena

Founded in 2001, SETDA is a nonprofit association representing US state and territorial educational technology leaders. Earlier this month, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) released their report, The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning.

Lenders: Segment your customers by context, not by data

The Christensen Institute

Alex* dropped out of college in 2001 in search of a job. However, due to the recession in 2001, he was unable to find a job for the next two years and ended up paying for his living expenses using credit card. One of the reasons why practitioners find the Theories of Disruptive Innovation to be so effective is their causal nature.

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The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Nov 5, 2014, 2001 Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there''s something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out. If you’re inspired use one of those icons below the post to share it with others and/or leave a comment. Entry Pageviews 5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in. Jul 8, 2012, 14548 Going #BYOD ? Educators Share Ideas on Using Devic.

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Why innovation must be the new development strategy

The Christensen Institute

And if we’re measuring the wrong thing, we’re going to do the wrong thing.” – Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, 2001. “What we measure informs what we do.

9/11 is now a history lesson for most school kids

The Hechinger Report

Early morning light hits the smoke and wreckage of the World Trade Center September 13, 2001 in New York City, two days after the twin towers were destroyed when hit by two hijacked passenger jets. 11, 2001.

Universal preschool is most cost-effective, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Cascio’s paper uses data collected on children born in 2001 and followed through kindergarten entry by the National Center for Education Statistics’ Early Childhood Longitudinal Study.

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The Creation of a Picture Language

Fractus Learning

2001). 2001). During the 1990s, a most amazing collaboration arose in Lund, Sweden between a rehabilitation engineer from the University of Lund and an artist who ran a day program for adults with intellectual disabilities.