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

Neo LMS

If illiteracy makes social and professional inclusion difficult or impossible sometimes, the same goes for digital illiteracy. Compulsively engaging with social media, posting everything about their daily lives, or playing video games is not synonymous with digital literacy. 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.

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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.

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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 ! The LIVE online event is scheduled for February 21, 22, and 23, 2020. A special bonus from the sponsor: the free e-Book "EdTech at School" will also be included. ** Early Bird All-Access Pass | Sales ends February 1, 2020 ** Get it for €39.90 (Euro) / $44.40 All-Access Pass (regular) | Sales ends February 21, 2020 Get it for €59.90 (Euro) / $66.66 Put this in your calendar ??

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Why Artificial Intelligence Belongs in ALL K-12 Classrooms

Mindspark Learning

AI is all about robots and science fiction. It’s true, some components of AI do include robots, but it’s not always what people traditionally envision when they think of robots taking over the world in science fiction movies.

The Learning Counsel’s 2019 National Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey Yielded Surprising Results

EdNews Daily

Social-emotional needs of students is now cited as the number one pressure point. . Data from the Learning Counsel’s 2019 Survey indicates that 58 percent of schools now rate their highest pressure as coming from their student’s social and emotional needs. Lots of experiential brands from coding, robotics, other hands-on career and technical education professional-grade software teaching students workforce skills. Take the 2020 Survey.

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What the Research Says About the Academic Power of Friendship

MindShift

Even when the value of strong social ties gained recognition, friendships stood to the side conceptually, as developmentally important but not germane to academics. First, social-emotional benefits and academic ones don’t operate in isolation.

How to Integrate Online Professional Development Into Your School’s PD Culture

Edsurge

Access to technology like 3D printers, robotics kits or other digital tools can also be communicated, along with the PD resources needed to get educators up and running. Communicating that there is online PD available through emails and social media is an important step in launching a program. As increasing demands on teachers’ time are coupled with the need for remote learning resources, online PD has emerged as an important tool to address new challenges.

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Why Artificial Intelligence Belongs in ALL K-12 Classrooms

Mindspark Learning

AI is all about robots and science fiction. It’s true, some components of AI do include robots, but it’s not always what people traditionally envision when they think of robots taking over the world in science fiction movies.

How We Turn Cybersecurity Concepts Into a Classroom Staple

Edsurge

Robot”-like hackers striving for the greater good to take down “The Man.” This is especially risky when you’re out and about checking your balance in your bank account, transferring funds, posting your life to social media and inputting passwords into multiple web forms. For many, the topic of cyber-crime instantly brings to mind a horde of “Mr. Unfortunately, the reality of it isn’t as satisfying and large corporations aren’t the sole victims of weak cyber defense.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

edWeb.net

The Coding & Robotics K-8 PLC, sponsored by Wonder Workshop , hosted the webinar, “ Beyond the Hour of Code: Implementation for All ,” on December 6th. In the year 2020 we’ll have 1.4 It is now easier than ever to integrate coding into the classroom with curricula like those on Code.org, and learning tools like Wonder Workshop ’s robots Dot and Dash. Join the Coding & Robotics K-8 Community.

Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

techlearning

Dream Academy students—chosen through a mix of GPA, interview, teacher recommendations, and academic portfolio review—can graduate from high school with an associate degree in social science. Upper elementary students receive formal golf instruction by a PGA-certified golf pro at the country club, creating a great opportunity to learn etiquette and social graces in addition to a lifelong sport they might not otherwise have access to.

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What’s next in technology? Gartner looks five years ahead

Bryan Alexander

By 2020, autonomous software agents outside of human control will participate in five percent of all economic transactions. By 2020, smart agents will facilitate 40 percent of mobile interactions, and the postapp era will begin to dominate. Missing from this report are many specific technologies: social media, 3d printing, practical robotics, etc. How will computing change over the next few years?

Personalized Learning “Twister”: A Future of Learning Live Demo in Dallas

EdNews Daily

As teachers and learners follow their paths, the resources they need – be it a teacher’s whole group lecture, a small group parlay, an instructional video or a computer lab – will magically appear when needed, the same as the efficiencies wrought by Amazon, Uber and how social media or the Internet serves up things of known interest. This year, Learning Counsel news media publisher and well-known author LeiLani Cauthen had an idea to address the problem and show the possibilities.

‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

Edsurge

Rise of the robots Siemens has both an academic and an industry perspective on digital learning. Now that robots are flipping burgers and reading X-rays—for a fraction of the cost of human labor—learners need to prepare for careers that employ uniquely human traits like self-regulation and communication. Blogs, wikis and social media, on the other hand, are distributed across networks. What does it mean to be human in a digital age?

Announcing the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryemergingtech on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Her forthcoming book on Drones in Libraries will be available in July 2020 (Elsevier). Her research focuses on emerging technologies such as drones, robotics, driverless vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, and their use in libraries and education.

Register for the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - Plus, Some Accepted Sessions Are Online!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryemergingtech on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Her forthcoming book on Drones in Libraries will be available in July 2020 (Elsevier). Her research focuses on emerging technologies such as drones, robotics, driverless vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, and their use in libraries and education.

Next Week - The Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - All Keynotes and Sessions Posted!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participants are encouraged to use #library2019 and #libraryemergingtech on their social media posts leading up to and during the event. Her forthcoming book on Drones in Libraries will be available in July 2020 (Elsevier). Her research focuses on emerging technologies such as drones, robotics, driverless vehicles, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, and their use in libraries and education.

Generation next

Learning with 'e's

The class of 2020 may have expectations about learning which run counter to the ethos of the traditional university. As global management consultants McKinsey and Company rightly identify, jobs in the near future will increasingly come under threat from artificial intelligence and robotics. They are self-aware and conscious of their image, due to a lifetime of public exposure on social media.

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

I’ve long been interested in the push for automation and AI in education – certainly, talk of “robots coming for our jobs” is not new, and predictions by technologists about the impending arrival of artificial intelligence are now sixty some odd years old – that is, for decades, we’ve heard people tell us that we’re just a decade or so away from AI being able to do any job a human can.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” New Nanodegrees from Udacity : Digital Marketing and Robotics. “When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students” by Monica Bulger and Jade E. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Parental control service ‘ Circle with Disney ’ to help with distracted driving, social media, kids’ chores & more.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Robots hate the Common Core. to 2020, to Reach $1.83

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

From The Express Tribune in Pakistan : “Around 500,000 laptops are likely to be distributed among talented and deserving students by the year 2020, according to Prime Minister Youth Programme Chairwoman Leila Khan.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. ” The Pew Research Center is out with its latest report on “ Social Media Use in 2018.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

A graphic essay in Fusion : “Betsy DeVos’ ‘ School Choice ’ Movement Isn’t Social Justice. ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Microsoft had a media event this week. “ Social-Emotional Learning Is the Rage in K–12. I wrote about social-emotional learning (algorithms) as a “trend to watch.” Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Could robots be marking your homework ?” ” – “ China’s STEM learning industry may reach $15 billion by 2020.” Data and “Research” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Older Americans who defaulted on their federal student loans are increasingly having to repay them with portions of their Social Security benefits , according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.” Education Politics.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” Again and again, the media told stories — wildly popular stories , apparently — about how technology industry executives refuse to allow their own children to use the very products they were selling to the rest of us.