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17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 (Infographic and FREE Download)

Shake Up Learning

Virtual reality has improved leaps in bounds in the last year, and is becoming even more accessible in the classroom. Program a Robot. So not only is AI becoming mainstream, but we have some pretty cool robots available for our classrooms.

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Chrome Can: Coding on a Chromebook!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

is available on iOS, Chrome, and Android and can be used to teach students the basics of problem-solving and computational thinking. ” This application is fantastic to use with robots and can be used for students at various levels of comfort and skill. .

Make the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup 2018

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New products are coming from companies that have long been in the game, and others are being launched thanks to successful crowdfunding initiatives. Bubble Bot walks students through creating a bubble-blowing robot and a Fan of Fortune. Name: Phiro Robot Made by: Robotix U.S.A.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL SUPPLY COMPANY BUILDING BLOCKS OF SCIENCE 3D ( www.carolina.com/help/pressreleases/2018/building-blocks-of-science-3d ) Carolina Biological Supply Company launched the new Building Blocks of Science 3D hands-on unit kits for students in grades K to 5.

The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft

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With that, I think it's worth taking a look at where each of the three big companies stands in regards to Ed. The collaborative nature of tools and the access to the Drive App Store gives Chromebooks a level of collaborative creation that is good enough for most.

CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

To-date, CUE’s program has only included classroom-ready robot drones, but it is now expanding to add Touchjet as a partner, because they believe the interactive touch technology will enhance collaborative learning. New kit with interactive projectors is ready to ship to schools.

Code With Kids and See What Happens #hourofcode #edtech #edchat #caedchat

Adam Welcome

Most of the kids at my school won’t be programmers or work for a tech company.” Code has been in our lives for years, and thankfully has now been mainstreamed so everyone can have access and learn. Robots are cool.

College Prep: The Often Winding Road for Parents, Students and High Schools

EdNews Daily

Today, parents and students have the ability to access endless amounts of college and career planning information. Schoold is available for download on both iOS and Android stores. By Robyn D. Shulman. You can now hold the future in your hand before this phrase comes to life.

WHAT’S NEW

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BENCHMARK EDUCATION COMPANY ADVANCEALL ( benchmarkeducation.com ) Benchmark Education Company (BEC) released Advance ALL, a new series motivating students to read with literary and informational reading text sets.

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This Tech Tool Can Save Teachers 10 Minutes Per Class

Edsurge

Laurence’s College in Brisbane had just 50 minutes to write up a formative assessment on the representation of robots and artificial intelligence in the movies. Using wireless presentation tools by Vivi , an education-focused company founded in Australia, Gunn was able to mirror her tablet screen on the classroom screen and play YouTube clips directly through a hardwired receiver without slowing down the school’s wifi—or her students’ work.

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Code With Kids and See What Happens - written with Karly Moura!

Adam Welcome

Most of the kids at my school won’t be programmers or work for a tech company.” Code has been in our lives for years, and thankfully has now been mainstreamed so everyone can have access and learn. Robots are cool.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Do you know that feeling when you are told your questions about student privacy are unfounded by a representative of a company that earns 86% of its total revenue from advertising? Tagged on: March 19, 2017 Cyber attacks a serious, and under-reported, threat to Boulder Valley companies | Boulder Daily Camera → Specific to the Boulder, CO-area, but useful overview of cybersecurity trends. Census data, and the divide among states in internet accessibility is apparent.

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Technology Integration in a 21st Century Science Classroom

EdTechTeam

Many classrooms have access to devices that would allow students to collect data just like a scientist would in a modern-day laboratory setting. Several companies, including Vernier and Pasco to name just a couple, have modified their probes to be compatible with Chromebooks as well. The interface connects to a computer, Chromebook, iPad/iPhone and Android devices. Imagine this classroom scenario.

#EdTechTidBIts of the Week (April 21, 2015)

EdTechnocation.com

I found two new apps, a Disney article, a robotics competition to the moon, and a repository of maker projects! Makerbot Printshop for the iPad The Makerbot company, sellers of the Makerbot 3D printers , released a free iPad app called Makerbot Printshop. They also have an Android app

Hack Education Weekly News

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Department of Education plans to hold a negotiated rule-making session aimed at changing regulations for federal aid eligibility to try to ‘promote greater access for students to high-quality, innovative programs,’ according to a Wednesday posting from the Office of Management and Budget.” Via the BBC : “The man hired to run the Student Loans Company was appointed against officials’ advice and without having his references checked, a report says.”

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“The FCC Is Threatening to Gut a Program That Provides Internet Access to Minorities,” Pacific Standard reports. ” At least the e-cigarette company (which targets teens) offers a social-emotional learning curriculum, right? Billion in Android Antitrust Case.” I mean, clearly the company has a strong grasp on the politics of information. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “ Robots in the classroom ?

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Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Companies are investing in immersive technologies. In terms of young people, immersive realities have the potential to address the characteristics of i nteractivity, connectivity, access identified in Eliza Dresang’s Radical Change Theory as critical in enhancing agency among digital youth.

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” Via Politico : “A complex legal battle involving dozens of debt collection companies fighting over contracts with the Education Department has essentially suspended the government’s ability to collect defaulted student loans , the Trump administration disclosed in a court filing on Monday night.” ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.