Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

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We’re excited to announce the 2020 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! These educators create deep, meaningful learning experiences for their students that are personal and accessible , authentic and challenging , collaborative and connected , and inquisitive and reflective.

CoderZ, Amazon Future Engineer Program Offer Free Access to Virtual Coding/ Robotics Tool

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The cloud-based platform features a graphical simulation of LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robot and a CoderZ virtual robot named Ruby

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CoderZ & Amazon Cyber Robotics Back-to-School Challenge

eSchool News

This fall, CoderZ and Amazon Future Engineer are bringing real-world industry to classrooms with the Amazon Cyber Robotics Back-to-School Challenge. Aside from the sponsorships, students’ cyber robotics learning doesn’t have to stop once they have completed the Amazon Back-to-School Challenge.

AI &Robotics, Remote Work, Open Innovation, Special talks, Awards, Competition & Investment workshops culminated an interesting Day 2 of COMEUP 2020!

AsiaTechDaily

Register While the first day of the event had many panel discussions and talks focused on the effects and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses and startups, day two of COMEUP 2020 was full of leadership management, new knowledge, and creating better workspaces. AI and Robotics.

VEX Robotics Launches Free Virtual Platform

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VEX Robotics has launched VEXcode VR (Virtual Robot) for those who don’t have access to a physical VEX Robot at home

Grit, Tenacity, Inclusion — Robotics Programs Teach Much More Than STEM Concepts

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Not every kindergartner can boast that she helped build a robot with high school students. Not every kindergartner can boast that she helped build a robot with high school students. One of my best friends in high school was on the robotics team with me. Robotics Competition team.

How Korea-Based Cubroid’S ARTIBO- A Smart AI Robot Is Making Children Across The Globe Future-Ready With Creativity And Imagination?

AsiaTechDaily

Seoul-based AI and Robotics Company Cubroid AI coding blocks and robots have made the concept of learning coding safe and easy. Exploring The World Of Robotics With Cubroid. Children can enjoy assembling, coding, and playing with robots while using Cubroid products.

CoderZ Encouraging Title I Schools to Sign-up Students for the Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge

eSchool News

The Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge has passed the halfway mark, but it’s not too late for teachers and students to sign up. They will also uncover how Amazon uses computer science and robotics daily to deliver customer goods.

Broadband expands equitable access to education, workforce prep

eSchool News

Digital learning not only plays a crucial role in preparing today’s students for the jobs of tomorrow, it also has an important role in providing equity and access to education–especially in smaller and remote school districts.

Broadband Provides More Equitable Access to Education and Workforce Preparation

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Digital learning not only plays a crucial role in preparing today’s students for the jobs of tomorrow, it also has an important role in providing equity and access to education, especially in smaller and remote school districts. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Chinese Startup Ecosystem – Exclusive Year End Analysis – 2020 – All You Need To Know!

AsiaTechDaily

Looking back at the fundraising deals that happened during the COVID-19 outbreak, the industry witnessed continuous investment in education technology, robotics, frontier technologies, and supply chain logistics. . Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password.

More people with bachelor’s degrees go back to school to learn skilled trades

The Hechinger Report

Now she’s pursuing a credential in advanced automation and robotics technology at Ivy Tech Community College, a field she said she really likes.

Computer science education still not in majority of schools

eSchool News

2020 State of Computer Science Education: Illuminating Disparities , co-authored by Code.org, the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), and the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance, offers a comprehensive look at K-12 computer science education progress across the U.S.

CoderZ Contributes to the National Computer Science for All Movement

eSchool News

Along with 126 organizations, CoderZ has made new commitments to advance computer science education access and opportunity for youth across the United States at the 2020 CSforALL Commitments Showcase. “In

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BubbleBusters Connects Kids with Illnesses to School

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Special Effect and its BubbleBusters program provides access for students with immunodeficiencies via classroom robots

Paper vs. Screens by Christine McDonnell, CEO at Codelicious

Teacher Reboot Camp

This requires someone acting as the “robot” to stand at the front of the room and make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich while following directions from the students. The robot is mimicking how a computer takes directions from code.

Pandemic speeds up influx of remote workers to small cities

The Hechinger Report

Increase in migration, spring 2020 vs. spring 2019. Higher Education News Solutions Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completionBURLINGTON, Vt.

CoderZ Introduces an Engaging New Course, Featuring LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime

eSchool News

Throughout August, CoderZ is offering free access to their new Adventure Course, featuring a virtual LEGO Education SPIKE Prime. Ancillary Newsline classrooms coding Education educators engaging free global help implementation IT learning lego education month online robotics

Focus on 21st-century skills: 3 Digital trends in K-12 education

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Using the internet to learn more about the world, to prepare for a job, or to better understand concepts such as law, finance , robotics, and so on, might be quite helpful. Virtual laboratories are easy to create and access via online learning platforms.

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PROOF POINTS: Number of students enrolled in job-focused degree programs dropping by double digits

The Hechinger Report

These are hands-on fields which are difficult to teach online,” said Doug Shapiro, executive research director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, which counts every college student in the United States and released its final figures for the fall 2020 term in December.

Planning ahead to catch up students when school reopens after coronavirus

The Hechinger Report

Ideally, Noguera said, kids would also have access to after school programming providing enrichment activities like art or robotics to balance out ramped-up instruction.

Pushback Is Growing Against Automated Proctoring Services. But So Is Their Use

Edsurge

It may be the biggest question in college edtech during the pandemic: Should tests be allowed to robotically watch students? The more recent rise of automated proctoring tools replace those humans with software robots, thereby reducing the cost.

Making positive educational moves during the pandemic

The Hechinger Report

So Joffe created eLearn.fyi , a database of more than 300 online learning tools, including a civics curriculum founded by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and engineering lessons on how to build a robotic arm.

Student seeks to create the ‘Netflix of online learning’

The Hechinger Report

eLearn.fyi is a database of more than 300 online resources, from a civics curriculum created by a former Supreme Court justice to engineering lessons for building a robotic arm.

Digital K-12 Classroom Online Summit | Feb 21-23, 2020

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for February 21-23, 2020 for the Collaboration in the Digital K-12 Classroom online summit ! As an as online summit you can get access to the best global practices from your home, office or classroom. Recordings of the event are available for purchase (All-Access Pass) !

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How technology helps us turn dreams into reality for students

eSchool News

That’s something I wondered when I was a high school student, because in my town, I wasn’t able to compete in a FIRST Robotics competition until I was in ninth grade. If we have the ability to help make a student’s dreams come true, what’s stopping us from doing so?

CoderZ Takes First Place as the Education Solution with Greatest Growth Potential

eSchool News

They also gain benefits such as international marketing exposure and financial and go-to-market assistance, as well as facilitated access to investors, local partners, education and corporate clients and more.

What Learning Python Taught Me About Computer Science Education for Young Children

Edsurge

As a researcher exploring coding and robotic technologies for young children, I hoped the experience could provide me with perspective on foundational principles of computer science (CS) and how students from different disciplines approach this topic.

COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Digital Blending of Working and Learning

Edsurge

Retailers such as The Gap are accelerating the adoption of robots in their warehouses. In the last few months the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and triggered an economic plunge in the U.S. that is now officially a recession.

5 Ways to Prepare Every Student for the STEM Economy

Edsurge

Early access to varied learning opportunities prepares them to take on challenges and opportunities throughout their lives and reach their full potential. Bring engaging robotics programs to your school. Engaging robotics programs give students the chance to develop leadership skills.

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Is it finally time for year-round school?

The Hechinger Report

The pandemic has raised awareness of the many roles schools play — providing everything from free meals to Internet access and caring adults — and also of the learning losses that kids experience when they’re out of school.

Finland’s First Education Technology Fund, Sparkmind, Closes €40 Million

Edsurge

The firm will prioritize companies that can demonstrate improved learning outcomes, increase access to educational opportunities in developing countries, and make non-teaching, administrative tasks more efficient. Finland is often heralded as a model for educational excellence.

How ‘Learning Engineering’ Hopes to Speed Up Education

Edsurge

The hope is that if what would normally take 10,000 hours could be shortened to 1,000, and be done via methods that are more affordable and accessible, many more people can become experts. That kind of feedback would be perfect if you had a robot learner on the other end,” he says.

How to Assess Learning in a Pandemic

Edsurge

Even during the pandemic’s early days, some professors decided to toss out their grade books , figuring that high-stress assessments weren’t appropriate given the uncertain circumstances, which saw students sent away from campuses, sometimes without tech tools or internet access.

The Education of an Android Teacher

Edsurge

She’s the namesake of Maria, a destructive robot character from the 1927 silent film “Metropolis.” Maria Bot can only access a pre-approved sliver of the Internet. Regardless, I know Maria Bot is an “it,” not a “her,” yet Barry encourages me to engage with the robot as a sentient being.