'The Brave Little Surveillance Bear' and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children

Hack Education

No doubt, today’s technology companies view students and schools as a largely untapped market. Technology companies – particularly those hawking aspirational, education-related products – have long viewed parents in a similar way. ” But Fast Company likes it.

How Silicon Valley schools are trying to boost lower-income students into high-tech jobs

The Hechinger Report

Other students in their engineering class were constructing a robot for the Dell-sponsored Silicon Valley Tech Challenge and designing a “tiny house” to shelter a homeless person. As a high schooler, Kateryn Raymundo interned at Salesforce, a tech company, through the nonprofit Genesys Works.

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How Internships Connect First Generation College Bound Students to STEM Careers

MindShift

Other students in their engineering class were constructing a robot for the Dell-sponsored Silicon Valley Tech Challenge and designing a “tiny house” to shelter a homeless person. As a high schooler, Kateryn Raymundo interned at Salesforce, a tech company, through the nonprofit Genesys Works.

Inside the $29M DonorsChoose Gift That's Making Teachers Very Happy

Edsurge

Amani Ghusein Ghusein, who teaches science to grades 3 through 8 at Dawes Elementary School, caught the surprise announcement made on the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that cryptocurrency and finance company Ripple had made a huge donation to fund every project on education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose. I was not expecting that,” says Ghusein, who had five active projects on the site totalling $3,600, including requests for a Cricut Explore craft machine and three types of robots.

Will a new batch of licenses help rural students get online?

The Hechinger Report

They settle in at the computers where Caine teaches coding and software, such as Illustrator and Photoshop, or they head to the back room for the 3-D printer, vinyl cutter and robotics kits.

A Glimpse Into the Playful World of Seymour Papert

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Later, the name for the LEGO company’s award-winning toy Mindstorms, a robotic construction system for youngsters, was inspired by Seymour's 1980 book of the same name.) How adolescents in Maine’s juvenile correctional facility overcame their longstanding aversion to school learning by being given the opportunity to invent and construct sophisticated mechanical/robotic devices, and actually took pleasure in writing about their experiences.