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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.

How should we spend $4 billion on computer science education? Get experts involved

The Christensen Institute

If approved, the investment would mark an opportunity not only to invest in bringing a high leverage skillset to today’s students, but also to fundamentally rethink teaching and learning, with the potential to bring industry experts to bear in classrooms. This phenomenon is a less talked about byproduct of our “factory model” of school, but one that places false constraints on the range of adult supports and expertise that students can access inside their classrooms.

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

They have to learn early.”. Related: Blue-collar town leads Rhode Island’s tech-assisted learning revolution. Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado. Sign up for our Blended Learning newsletter.

Technology Underscores the Promise of a New School Year

EdTech Magazine

Many will also have new laptops or tablets through one-to-one computing programs , upgraded classroom technology for blended learning , and teachers trained to more effectively use technology to personalize instruction. Gamifying Teacher Training on Blended Learning.

When Education Giants Stumbled and Data Ruled

Edsurge

He is currently the chief product officer of Renaissance Learning, which acquired myON in 2018. Computers were still housed in labs or on carts, but one-to-one computing and internet accessibility were hot topics. Predictions about online learning didn’t really hit the mark, either.

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3 Strategies to Combat Summer Learning Loss

Digital Promise

The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) defines summer learning loss as “the phenomenon where young people lose academic skills over the summer.” NSLA states summer learning loss “ is one of the most significant causes of the achievement gap between lower and higher income youth and one of the strongest contributors to the high school dropout rate. Vancouver Public Schools hosted a Girls Lead the Way summer robotics camp at McLoughlin Middle School.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Teachers can create transformational learning experiences for students by joining 3DBear’s AR Innovator Program. This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more.

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The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

MindShift

Redesigning Learning Spaces: Panelists identified changing learning spaces as a trend that educators and district leaders have embraced for quite some time and which is likely to continue. Teachers are becoming more comfortable with this idea of “blending learning.”.

Just released: Horizon Report K12 (and how we’re leading these changes!)

NeverEndingSearch

The annual K12 Horizon Report regularly identifies and profiles six key trends, six significant challenges, and six developments in educational technology likely to impact teaching and learning. Advancing progressive learning approaches requires cultural transformation.

Five-year olds and laser cutters—perfect together? Welcome to the first early childhood fab lab

The Hechinger Report

The kids were learning the cycle of design, prototype, test and redesign that’s a hallmark of engineering. The museum became STEM-focused several years ago, but a low-tech mindset pervades its exhibits. Related: Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?

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Busting Stereotypes: A Homeschool-Public School Partnership That Works

MindShift

It’s not uncommon to find professional educators who look down on homeschooling as a way of circumventing learning standards, seeing it as a path chosen mostly by families wanting to include religion in their children’s education. While many homeschool families aren’t interested in enrolling their children in public school full time, they see the benefit of taking a few classes if that means they have more access to funds to pay for instruction of their choice.

2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Recordings of any sessions that have taken place will accessible on the conference recordings page , usually within a few minutes after a session has ended. Associate Professor The comparative analysis of different online education and blended learning solutions in the non-OECD context. -

Education Technology's Inequalities

Hack Education

Black, Latino, and Native students are less likely to have access to high-level math and science courses. ” The idea that preferred admission equals payment stems from the American ideology that opportunity, especially educational opportunity, is a “fair” form of recompense. ” We need to understand how the shape of information access controls the intellectual (and, ultimately, financial) opportunities of some college students.

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