'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

This isn’t simply a matter of “ robots are coming for your jobs.” This narrative – robots are coming for your jobs (and your kids’ jobs) – involves tasking schools with retooling so they can better train students for “ the jobs of the future ,” although to a certain extent, workforce preparation has always been what (part of) the education system has been expected to do. Helicopter Robots. ” Robots Raising Children.

To Build Voice Recognition for Early Literacy, Soapbox Labs Gives Kids a Voice

Edsurge

In 2003, a team of Harvard University researchers concluded a survey and mapped out the idiosyncrasies in the pronunciation of common English words across the globe. Today, the company claims its technology can power assessments for phonics, sentences and other fluency measurements.

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Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

EdTechTeacher

In an essay linking cognitive bias and design thinking, Liedtka (2014) warns that “innovators seeking to produce and assess more novel, value-creating, and differentiated ideas face significant challenges from different sources of cognitive bias” (p. 2003).

The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote

EdTechTeacher

To begin, Justin recommends reading Frank Levy and Richard Murnane’s work, Dancing with Robots. Computers can increasingly solve routine tasks, so the question becomes, what are the kinds of things that computers and robots can’t do.

EdTech 148

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

TAL Education Group , which began as a solo tutoring operation in 2003 and has since grown into a publicly-traded empire, boasting $620 million in revenue in 2015 from a network of over 300 brick-and-mortar tutoring centers. EduLab , a subsidiary of JIEM, a Japanese research and assessment provider. (It Sinovation also funds companies in other technology sectors including robotics and Big Data.) Wonder Workshop , which develops robot toys that teach kids how to code.

EdTech 101

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

As HR Tech buyers the future, we are told, will be full of AI and robots doing our jobs for us, freeing us up to do other things. How will we find, assess, hire and manage their people going into 2018? Another place HR Tech is proving useful is in assessment.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Previously, she was a Technology Integrator at Sacred Heart teaching robotics and programming to 5th through 7th grades and supporting the faculty''s technology and integration needs. Please mark your calendars for November 18 - 22 for the fourth annual Global Education Conference ( [link] ).