3 key parts of a K-12 coding or robotics program

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K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction, such as a coding or robotics program, in U.S. Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide. The eSchool News Robotics Guide is here!

3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. Learning about coding and robotics can give students of all ages an effective on-ramp to computer science exploration.

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Kinders Can Code — Featuring the Voices of Lisa Guardino & Shea Smith

CUE

But soon after October’s CUE Primary in San Jose, CA, a new adventure made its way to sacred circle time – programming BeeBot Robots. The BeeBot is a small, friendly robot that the students can learn to program. Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030.

K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future

EdTech Magazine

The evolution of society and technology places tremendous demands on K–12 leaders , and yet this same challenge can yield immense satisfaction. The extent of change that we’ll see from robotics, artificial intelligence and the like is both incredible and unsettling.

District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is put into action. In every direction, robots are dancing, racing or manipulating objects, as servo motors whir and LED lights glow. . Robotics Offers Hands-on Pathway to Coding.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Some call it “The Rise of the Machines” for the convergence of multiple technologies: artificial intelligence, big data, data science, robotics plus virtual and augmented reality.

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How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

The Hechinger Report

Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. We’ve all heard the dire predictions about the coming robot apocalypse.

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

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STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. It’s a culmination of robotics and programming being taught at every grade level. STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

Edsurge

We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. to the idea of bringing in robots for some teaching functions. All technology has implications, but sometimes negative ones too. Education Technology EdSurge Podcast AIBut should we? And if the answer is yes, what’s the right mix of human and machine in the classroom?

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

The report notes that by 2020 rapid technological change will make more than a third of the skills considered important in today’s workforce obsolete. Along with more time, the technology gives students more scope, Noah says.

How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet? Karen Cator Has Some Ideas.

Edsurge

There is a lot of talk these days about robots replacing humans in the workforce, but those conversations remain largely abstract. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology who has been championing digital learning since long before the term “digital learning” was being thrown around—back when she was still a classroom teacher in Alaska. I think we also can leverage the power of communication technologies. Education Technology EdSurge Podcast Community

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact.

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

EdTechnocation.com

by Hunter McConnell “Storytelling with Google Earth’s New Project Tool” by Nathan Gildart “Using Technology to Support Learners with ADHD” by Dr. Carlos Macias “Let’s collaborate and create a global classroom through flipgrid” by Ghada Hassan Ali “Get on the Jamboard Train!”

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

I pick ten trends and themes in order to closely at the recent past, the near-term history of education technology. But somehow, folks – including many, many in education and education technology – still pay attention to Gartner.

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Learning Revolution Events - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschool+ - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Open Letter from a Highly Creative Child

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Highlighted Recordings Elizabeth Merritt from the Future of Museums Conference - on "Temporal Tourism: a brief visit to 3 museums of 2030" [link] Alex Freeman from the Future of Museums Conference - on "NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition Highlights" [link] Denise Jones from the Future of Museums Conference - on "Infinite Art" [link] NMC Navigator Top Ten Top Learning Tech Stories of the Week from the NMC/Horizon Project Navigator.

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The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Four floors above a dull cinder-block lobby in a nondescript building at Ohio State University, the doors of a slow-moving elevator open on an unexpectedly futuristic 10,000-square-foot laboratory bristling with technology. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Some of the stories are in the “robots” section below.). ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Perhaps it should go in the “robots” section. “ Artificial Intelligence: Could emerging technologies ‘humanize’ teaching & learning?

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via MIT Technology Review : “ DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one.” ” Via Campus Technology : “ NYC Data Science Academy Launches Online Bootcamp.” ” (Note: there’s a response to this article by Georgia Tech professor Ashok Goel, who builds teaching chat-bots, in the “robots” section below.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The USA Today : “Kids on winning robotics team told, ‘Go back to Mexico’ ” The kids were from Pleasant Run Elementary School in Indianapolis. Via the MIT Technology Review : “ Andrew Ng Is Leaving Baidu in Search of a Big New AI Mission.” More on racism at a robotics competition in the immigration section above. Via the MIT Technology Review : “Controlling VR with Your Mind.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Speaking of predictions about the “future of work,” Campus Technology says that “ Skills Deficit Will Imperil U.S. Economy by 2030.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Frontline Education has acquired Prologic Technology Systems.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ Can Technology-augmented Academic Advising Improve College Graduation Rates? Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.” ” A new report from Data & Society : “ Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality – How Technology Experiences and Resources Vary by Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Another Duke story – The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the school’s Technology Scholars Project: “ Steering More Women to Silicon Valley.” Rasmussen College is expanding its CBE program, Campus Technology reports. ” asks MIT Technology Review. “It’s Time For A Deeper Conversation About How Schools Use Technology ,” says KQED Mindshift. But anyway… Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.