Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Catherine Davis-Hayes on episode 153 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Anyway, so he was talking about designing these little robots that were about the size of a quarter, and how they were designed.

#CUE17- The Game


You can also follow conversations and glean resources if you follow the hashtags #notatcue and #CUE17 on Twitter and Instagram. Visiting the STEAMPunk playground to meet robots, the exhibition hall to meet vendors, and attending a CUE affiliate meeting are just a few example activities.

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Computer Coding for Kids!


As the class began to discuss certain topics, I was inspired to facilitate their chats by sharing brief ideas I''ve learned through my PLN on Twitter. Then, they viewed the first few minutes of Job’s iPhone Presentation in 2007: [link]. Coding is Cool!

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Clippy and the History of the Future of Educational Chatbots

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Earlier this year, Microsoft made headlines when it debuted Tay, a new chatbot modeled to speak like a teenage girl, which rather dramatically turned into “ a Hitler-loving sex robot within 24 hours ” of its release, as The Telegraph put it. Instead of people, we'll have robots.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

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But Posterous, if you’ll recall, was acquired by Twitter in 2012 and shut down one year later.

Die, American cable tv news, die

Bryan Alexander

Or did you see another CNN host beclowning herself, when a reporter/host/robot confused Edward Snowden and Edward Scissorhands ? Did you know CNN publishes a Fear and Greed Index? That this is a regular thing? Hang on. Let me start again.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Perhaps it should go in the “robots” section. This is so important to consider, as Tufekci noted on Twitter, in light of Google’s domination of the K–12 computing market.). Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.


Education Technology as 'The New Normal'

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When I hear the phrase “the new normal,” I cannot help but think of the ways in which those same words were used in the US to describe the economy during and since the financial crisis of 2007–2008 and subsequent global recession. Facebook and Twitter grew in popularity as social networks emerged to profoundly reconfigure information and media.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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” Note the significant difference in language in this headline from The Verge , for example – “ Harvard’s Root robot teaches kids how to code ” – and the way in which Seymour would describe the LOGO Turtle – that students would using programming to teach the robot. According to the latest jobs report , unemployment in the US is at 4.6%, the lowest since 2007. This is part six of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Here’s a science textbook I was assigned at his school in 2007. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via George Veletsianos : “A large-scale study of Twitter Use in MOOCs.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic. “ Betsy DeVos , Pick for Secretary of Education , Is the Most Jeered” by The New York Times’ Dana Goldstein.