4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Xenex is a world leader in UV technology-based disinfection strategies and solutions.

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. Developed with experts in language development, the technology covers languages including English, Mandarin and Korean.

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

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Not every kindergartner can boast that she helped build a robot with high school students. For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) program at the high school in their small Kansas town. One of my best friends in high school was on the robotics team with me.

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. Digital Featured How Learning Works Technology age of experience education LeiLani Cauthen The Learning CounselBy LeiLani Cauthen.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

Looking for a Class Robot? Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

FETC 2020: STEM, safety, and students

eSchool News

Student engagement and empowerment were evident at FETC 2020 in Miami, FL. Topics ran the gamut from the latest tech tools and personalized learning strategies to funding, supporting, and sustaining district technology initiatives.

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SoftBank Robotics America Launches STREAM Learning Tool Tethys

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

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 .

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

AsiaTechDaily

Technology. In this ever-growing world of technology, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have become the frontrunners, and it has become imperative that our kids learn about these concepts now. Exploring The World Of Robotics With Cubroid.

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?

Emerging Technologies for 2020

The Innovative Educator

What technology can we expect to see more of in 2020? Leaders from across the United States came together to share the newest technologies being used in their districts. Your Turn Are you noticing any of these emerging technologies in your district? Are there technologies you expect to see in the upcoming year that are missing from this list That was the topic of discussion at the Tech & Learning Leadership Summit which took place December 2019.

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

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Last week, Sparkmind , an education technology investment firm based in Helsinki, announced the first close of its venture fund, totalling €40 million (approx. According to Antti Korhonen, a partner at Sparkmind, this is the first Nordic-based fund focused on the education technology sector.

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.

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?

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. Technology offers itself as the solution.

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.

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. On November 8 th 2019, we will celebrate National STEM Day to get kids excited about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

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

AsiaTechDaily

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.

10 Best US Colleges for Computer Science

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Computer Science is a desirable degree for many students as it has great prospects and is linked to innovation in technology. No such list can be full without the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 7 Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

Ask a Tech Teacher

Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more. They’re affordable, so return often to this list, when a lesson plan needs a technology infusion. Coaching or mentoring –to help you blend technology authentically and rigorously.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-12 Tech Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-12 Technology Curriculum. The K-12 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum.

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.

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

AsiaTechDaily

Register Innovative business models and technologies are what drive the growth of startups. With elementary, middle, and high schools closed due to the pandemic, Unirobot is producing educational robots that work as artificial intelligence-based homeschool teachers. in September, 2020.

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. Read more: STEM for kids: Online classes teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills.

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Teaching and leading for higher student engagement … even during a pandemic (aka How I spent my summer)

Dangerously Irrelevant

This summer I worked with over 150 teachers in Virginia to redesign lessons and units for deeper learning, greater student agency, more authentic work, and rich technology infusion. The integration of robots into day-to-day life.