4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

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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. Listen to Nikolaos Chatzopoulos share 2020 Edtech Trends Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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A plan for teaching coding and robotics from home

eSchool News

Related content: 3 key parts of a coding and robotics program. Coronavirus Update Featured on eSchool News STEM Teaching & Learning apps apps for education classroom code coding district Education Google Google Apps Google Apps for Education IT online robotics school students

Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows

Digital Promise

We’re excited to announce the 2020 cohort of HP Teaching Fellows! Introducing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows. Here is the full list of the 2020 cohort of the HP Teaching Fellows: Joseph Archer, grades 5-6 teacher at Grand Erie District School Board, Ontario. Kim Dawson, grades K-5 Technology and Robotics teacher at West Allegheny School District, Pennsylvania. The post Announcing the 2020 Cohort of HP Teaching Fellows appeared first on Digital Promise.

How to teach coding and robotics from home

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Related content: 3 key parts of a coding and robotics program. COVID-19 Update Featured on eSchool News STEM Teaching & Learning apps apps for education classroom code coding district Education Google Google Apps Google Apps for Education IT online robotics school students

Distance Learning Robotics is Possible! (Edison is King)

Cycles of Learning

While PhET and cK-12 HTML5 simulations have proved to be essential in facilitating 100% distance learning in my chemistry and biology classes, creating a meaningful distance learning system for my robotics elective course was much more difficult to dream up.

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


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.

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


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 KoreaBookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark.

February 2020 Guide: Stem, Steam & Makerspaces

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Ancillary Guides apps classroom classrooms district eSchool News Funding grants Grants and Funding instruction learning learning apps news resources robotics schoolWe are excited to bring you the fourth in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.


Ruidoso School District is First to Deploy Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots

eSchool News

It is the first school system in the world to deploy Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots, which are proven to deactivate SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in two minutes. Ancillary Newsline classrooms district IT learning robots school schools students world

Using robots to bring science to life

eSchool News

Incorporating robotics, coding, and engineering into these lessons is a great way to engage students and inspire them to apply their learning. For example, many life science units focus on looking at plants and animals and reading about their environments—leaving out the integral hands-on engineering and robotics. To simulate a windy day, students use art materials like streamers and feathers and attach them to a KIBO robot.

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.

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


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.

VEX Robotics Launches Free Virtual Platform


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

Robotics Education & Competition Foundation to Host VEX Robotics Virtual Tournament


The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation is taking its annual VEX Robotics World Championship virtual this year. Although the COVID-19 outbreak forced the organization to cancel this year’s in-person event, the REC Foundation will be hosting the VEX Robotics Virtual World Celebration and the first Fantasy Robotics Tournament on Saturday, April 25 to honor its community of students, coaches and volunteers.

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.

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

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Looking for a Class Robot? As educators struggle with the best way to teach critical thinking and problem solving, coding has proven to be an effective and flexible tool. Is it time to add ‘coding’ to the essential subjects taught at every school?

COMEUP 2020- Day 1: An Eventful And Insightful Day


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 .

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


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.

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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Zenbo, the Social Robot Teaches Cyber Safety


A cross-disciplinary collaboration at the University of Delaware has developed a teaching tool to deliver cybersecurity training in classrooms—Zenbo, the social robot

10 Unusual Projects for Hour of Code

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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

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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?

Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

EdNews Daily

The Esports activity they get to do, or the hands-on robots project that they’re going to do that they’re not going to do in homeschool. By LeiLani Cauthen. Nearly every school district in America is seeing some degree of student attrition. Except for cases of rapid population growth or regional migration, traditional public schools are witnessing a phenomenon unseen in our lifetimes.

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


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

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


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. Growing increasingly interested in robotics, Kate and her sister tagged along to team meetings and were invited by the older students to join in the build. One of my best friends in high school was on the robotics team with me. Robotics Competition team.

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.

The Best Lego Christmas Sets For Holiday Cheer in 2020

Fractus Learning

These fun building projects are challenging for children of all ages and they’re an ideal change of pace from some others – like the more high-tech lego robotics product lineup. The Best Lego Christmas Sets For 2020. New For 2020 – Lego Gingerbread House (10267).

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


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.

Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy

Hack Education

That robot grading is degrading. Who has a teacher or peer read their paper, and who gets a robot?) But a few people said that robot grading was fine, particularly for math and that soon enough it would work in the humanities too.

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. Topics ran the gamut from the latest tech tools and personalized learning strategies to funding, supporting, and sustaining district technology initiatives.


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. Ozobot Classroom will make it easy to integrate coding and computer science with Ozobot’s robots into lessons for any subject and any grade level—with features that include an interactive educator dashboard, single-click classroom setup, interdisciplinary lessons with live lesson insights, and more. robotics STEM

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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.

SoftBank Robotics America Launches STREAM Learning Tool Tethys


Software developed in partnership with Finger Food Advanced Technology Group helps students learn to code through the use of SoftBank Robotics’ humanoid robot, Pepper

How François Simard Co- Founder And CEO Of Omnirobotic Raised $5.8M To Build Self-Programming Robots For High-Mix Finishing?


Register François Simard founded his first innovative company in the manufacturing sector in 2000, specialized in machine vision and robotic guidance. The inventor of 2 patents, his passion for artificial intelligence and robotics, lead him to co-found Omnirobotic in 2016.

National STEM/STEAM Day Nov. 8th

Ask a Tech Teacher

This STEM bundle includes four lesson plans: Engineering and Design, The Human Body, Keyboarding and the Scientific Method, and Robotics. Stem Education in 2020. National STEM Day is November 8 and the unofficial holiday celebrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education throughout the United States. Here are some great ideas for celebrating: Ten Ways to Celebrate National STEM Day with NASA | NASA.

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