'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

You hear it all the time, accompanied by a standard set of justifications about the pressing need to reform education: something about the " factory model of education ; something about radical shifts in the job market in recent decades; something about technology changing faster than it’s ever changed before. All of these claims play pretty fast and loose with the facts – with the history of education, with the history of technology, and with the history of work.

Thursday - Paulo Blikstein from Stanford on Cutting-Edge Technologies for Inner-City Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He is the director of Stanford''s Transformative Learning Technologies Lab and director of Stanford Makers'' Club and FabLab@School project. Paulo’s research focus on the confluence of expressive technologies for learning and critical pedagogy. degree from the MIT Media Lab (2002), where he was also a visiting scholar (2003).

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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. She is an engineer who holds a doctorate in speech-recognition technology, and has spent the past two decades researching this field at Columbia University, IBM and Bell Laboratories. She noticed another problem: Many of the apps used speech recognition technologies that were trained with adult data samples.

Use Design Thinking to Develop Critical Skills for a Global Economy

EdTechTeacher

In my determination to inject technology into the environment, I did not recognize that my own cognitive biases were limiting my ability to really see and experience the learning. As you can see from my notes below (if you can actually read them), after a day of deeply engaging in empathy, my driving question changed from how can we use technology in this classroom to what is the role of technology OUTSIDE of this classroom? 2003).

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

Investors, particularly in China, are looking across the Pacific to check out innovative tools and models that they haven’t explored or implemented back home,” observes Victor Hu, Global Head of Education Technology and Services at Goldman Sachs’ investment banking division. The technologies built by these companies span a wide gamut of buzzwords (adaptive learning, artificial intelligence, gamification) but will be integrated with TAL’s online offerings.

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

EdTechTeacher

” The idea, though, that the kids had separated from technology was ridiculous as Justin shows a YouTube video on how to make a rainbow loom starbust bracelet that has been viewed over 30 million times! 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.

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Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

In other words, the post-human condition emerges when humankind and technology merge to the point where they become a part of each other. We can understand cyborgs - and for many, the idea of a half-man, half-machine evokes deep seated fears about how far technology can go. But we can trace the history of prosthetics and reflect on the incorporation of various kinds of technology into the human body. Can we apply technology to the upgrading of humans? Post human.

Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

Gaggle Speaks

Whilst there are still those who cling to older technology or who will forever sing the praises of “banging the phones” there’s very little doubt that technology has made a big impression on the world of HR and Recruitment. From slow and steady adoption we seem to have hit a current boom time for HR technology. 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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karen Blumberg Technology Integrator The School at Columbia University BIO : Karen Blumberg is an educational technologist at The School at Columbia University working with faculty and students to integrate technology academically, respectfully, and responsibly. 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.

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Four floors above a dull cinder-block lobby in a nondescript building at Ohio State University, the doors of a slow-moving elevator open on an unexpectedly futuristic 10,000-square-foot laboratory bristling with technology. Among other things, they say, their work could lead to the kind of robotic exoskeletons imagined in the movie Aliens. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

I love this headline from Campus Technology , which echoes the wise words of Bill and Ted from their excellent adventure: “ Ed Tech Changes … and Stays the Same.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” The report is from the Technology for Education Consortium. (I’ve Via Mark Guzdial’s Computing Education Blog : “University CS graduation surpasses its 2003 peak, with poor diversity.” Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” For those keeping track of how great social media is for the future of education and knowledge and civics and such: “Last Year, Social Media Was Used to Influence Elections in at Least 18 Countries ,” says the MIT Technology Review. This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.