4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

From coding to robotics and augmented reality and his favorite (which he saved for last), learn how a leading-edge K-8 program is using technology to teach all students the skills and thinking capacities they need to be successful in the modern era.

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Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2020 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! The new cohort includes 26 educators from across the United States and Canada, selected for their excellence in powerful teaching and learning with technology. Introducing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows.

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A plan for teaching coding and robotics from home

eSchool News

As the technology teacher in our district, I felt I was adept at communicating with my students online (we are a Google Apps for Education school, and I’ve been a Google Classroom user since its beginnings), but I knew others in our district weren’t quite as tech savvy.

How to teach coding and robotics from home

eSchool News

As the technology teacher in our district, I felt I was adept at communicating with my students online (we are a Google Apps for Education school, and I’ve been a Google Classroom user since its beginnings), but I knew others in our district weren’t quite as tech savvy.

Korean edtech startup Luxrobo wins Worlddidac Outstanding Award 2020 in recognition of its robotics education platform ‘MODI’

AsiaTechDaily

Register Korean coding education startup, Luxrobo has been awarded the Worlddidac Outstanding Award 2020 in recognition of its robotics education platform ‘MODI’. EdTech AI Awards education LUXROBO MODI Robotics South Korea

Using robots to bring science to life

eSchool News

As elementary STEAM educators, we have both learned that the best way to teach science is through hands-on exploration where lessons are both rigorous and relative to all of the students in the classroom. They also sometimes use the robot’s sound module to record their own windy day sounds.

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.

CoderZ Named 2020 Tech Edvocate Award Winner for Best Coding App or Tool

eSchool News

CoderZ , an online learning environment where students learn robotics and STEM by coding virtual robots, has been named a 2020 Tech Edvocate Award winner in the Best Coding App or Tool category. A complete list of winners of the 2020 Tech Edvocate Awards can be found here.

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

Edsurge

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. How do you think FIRST programs and STEM education impacted your peers or the other kids you worked with?

Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

EdNews Daily

If trends continue unabated, by 2030 we may be looking at nearly 50 percent of school-aged children walking away from traditional public education in this country. Is there a silver bullet to this downward spiral in student enrollment, or will public education be irreparably changed?

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Computational Thinking in Preschool: What, Why, and How

Digital Promise

The “City Walk” game invites children to create a sequence of navigation instructions for their robot friend to deliver gifts around town. Check out this short video from the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase.

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South Korean Edtech Company Probo Launches Cutting-Edge Probo Connect Robotics Curriculum For Children

AsiaTechDaily

Register The entire EdTech industry is witnessing a hockey stick growth amidst the COVID19 pandemic and robotics and robotic applications have found all the more acceptance. Imagine a smart robot venturing into a COVID isolation hospital and helping to sanitize the area.

Education Robot Maker Roybi Boosts Kids Speech Recognition Technology With Acquisition

Edsurge

Roybi, the maker of a pill-shaped robot to teach language and math skills to young children, has acquired additional technology to power its educational features. This Roybi promo video shows how kids interact with the robot.

Hour of Code? Here’s why to participate

Ask a Tech Teacher

December 7-12th, 2020, Computer Science Education will host the Hour Of Code–a one-hour introduction to students on coding, programming, and why they should love it, designed to demystify “code” and show that anyone can learn the basics to be a maker, a creator, and an innovator.

Ozobot launches new learning management system

Educational Technology Guy

After being voted Best of Show at ISTE 2019, Ozobot Classroom (patent pending) officially launched at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference. Using boosted Bluetooth connectivity, teachers can seamlessly connect to up to 18 robots (patent pending). robotics STEM

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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.

Should Coding be a Part of the Modern School’s Curriculum?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As educators struggle with the best way to teach critical thinking and problem solving, coding has proven to be an effective and flexible tool. Looking for a Class Robot?

FETC 2020: STEM, safety, and students

eSchool News

Student engagement and empowerment were evident at FETC 2020 in Miami, FL. FETC 2020 offered sessions and workshops, interactive spaces, an extensive expo hall, and purposefully-chosen dynamic, energizing, and inspiring keynote presentations.

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COMEUP 2020- Day 1: An Eventful And Insightful Day

AsiaTechDaily

Despite being a virtual event this year due to the outbreak of COVID-19, COMEUP 2020 event has lived up to its standard. COMEUP 2020 included 12 sessions with 114 speakers spread over the three days 19-21 st November of the event. COMEUP 2020 Panel Discussions and Talks on Day 1 .

3D printing, drones, and AI — The future of STEM education?

Neo LMS

STEM education is an interdisciplinary and practical teaching method of four specific disciplines: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The future of STEM education. Read more: Shaping young minds: 3D printing solutions for education.

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10 Unusual Projects for Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

December 7-12, 2020 Computer Science Education will host the Hour Of Code–a one-hour introduction to coding, programming, and why students should love it. Human robot. Human Robot. Ask a student (or several) to explain required steps using another teacher as the ‘robot’.

6 Unplugged Activities for Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Hour of Code–December 7th-12, 2020–is a time when teachers show students why they should love-not-fear coding and students find out that these activities — often seen as geeky or impossible — aren’t. Looking for a Class Robot?

Computer science education still not in majority of schools

eSchool News

schools have made progress with computer science education, new research shows that fewer than half of schools are teaching computer science. Related content: A plan for teaching coding and robotics from home. Although U.S.

Luxrobo To Launch Homeschooling Coding Package In United States To Brighten The Future Through Robotics!

AsiaTechDaily

Register Leading robotics education startup from Korea, LUXROBO is launching a coding homeschooling product called ‘Designer Kit Set’ targeted at the North American market in November. The Designer Kit Set is an innovative homeschooling product developed at the research and development center of LUXROBO following challenges facing schools in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Using these technologies, they created a small modular robot called MODI in 2014.

Leading in Uncertain Times

A Principal's Reflections

Prior to COVID19, the vast amount of uncertainty in education lay in societal changes resulting from the 4th Industrial Revolution. Triage resulted as educators valiantly put remote learning plans in place while attempting to overcome a myriad of challenges.

Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy

Hack Education

Me, I write about education technology for a living. And I do so because I want us — all of us — to flourish; and too often both education and technology are deeply complicit in exploitation and destruction instead. These are not good times for educational institutions.

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

Neo LMS

3 Digital trends in K-12 education. 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. To sum up, technology is a wonderful tool in K-12 education.

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C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

Ask a Tech Teacher

C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. As Calvin Chen, Assistant Director of the UC Davis Center for Computing and STEM Education who offers this program, states simply: “O ur goal is to get kids interested in math and robotics.” A fully-functioning, comprehensive robotics-to-math program that costs you and your school nothing.

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.

3 Basic Things Every School Should Teach Relating to Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Jorge Valenzuela, the author of Rev Up Robotics, discusses the three things schools should be teaching so students are ready. Hear an overview of computational thinking, algorithms, and robotics with Jorge Valenzuela.

Making positive educational moves during the pandemic

The Hechinger Report

The Hechinger Report is collaborating with The New York Times to produce Bulletin Board, page 2 of the Times ’ s education supplement, Learning. Helping Connecticut’s educators deal with this year’s stress.

National STEM/STEAM Day Nov. 8th

Ask a Tech Teacher

National STEM Day is November 8 and the unofficial holiday celebrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education throughout the United States. National STEM Day is November 8 and the unofficial holiday celebrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education throughout the United States. I asked them to drop in and explain their education programs to the AATT community: 5 Ways to Celebrate National STEM/STEAM Day.

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Review of Robo™ Wunderkind Robotics Kit

Kathy Schrock

Pete Birkinshaw, Used Punchcard, [link] So, when Robo ™ Wunderkind asked me to review their Education Robotics Kit for elementary students, ages 6 to 12, they were happy to hear I was no expert, since the kit was so easy to use! I admit it. I am not a coder.

10 Best US Colleges for Computer Science

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you’re a senior in HS looking to continue your tech education, we have a list of the ten best colleges that will help you perfect your skills: 10 Best Colleges in the USA to Study Computer Science. The education here is also hugely practical and focused on innovation.

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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