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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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But this year, I’m reorganizing my analysis of these “trends,” partly because I think they can all be subsumed under the larger theme of “the new economy.” ” That’s because the stories told this year to keep us hustling and to keep up imagining a certain kind of future are almost all about robots. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

Google, DonorsChoose Partner to Fund Culturally Responsive Classroom Materials

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That upward trend has continued: Since 2016, such requests have increased 117 percent. classrooms. as they build out more inclusive classrooms for diverse learners.” There is power in students seeing themselves in their classrooms,” Wondwossen said. “It’s

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How to Engage More Girls in Coding

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Corinne Roller, director of advocacy and public policy for the nonprofit group Girls Who Code , says the proportion of women in computing jobs has actually been trending downward over the last few decades. “If By Dennis Pierce.

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What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

The Hechinger Report

This year alone, Juliet has used 3D printers, servo motors and microcontrollers to build the parts needed to construct a therapeutic robotic dog that she hopes will help those afraid of canines overcome their fears, a project she did as part of a lesson in her English class.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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The alignment of this popular series of digital professional learning resources to McREL’s model helps educators choose the appropriate classroom tactics for aiding the acquisition and recall of information. published a new report which addresses latest trends in EdTech in the U.S.

The messy reality of personalized learning

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Kids work alone and in small groups; they sit at tiny desks and on beanbags and sofas scattered around the classroom. It was the latest big-fix trend in K-12 education, and Gist, a favored daughter of Silicon Valley philanthropists, offered up the nation’s smallest state as a laboratory mouse.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

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All the talk of the importance of “emotion” in education reflects other trends too. It’s a reaction, I’d say, to the current obsession with artificial intelligence and a response to all the stories we were told this year about robots on the cusp of replacing, out-“thinking,” and out-working us. ” An ed-tech trend in the making, investors hope. Classroom Management and Persuasive Technologies.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The Salt Lake Tribune : “Lawmaker: Utah ‘s veteran educators may need to ’die off ’ before technology fills classrooms.” I’m also curious how this news – again, I’m not sure two closures are really a “trend” – will affect student loan startups. Via Campus Technology : “2017 Ed Tech Trends: The Halfway Point.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” ” From the Lenovo website : “Lenovo™ Introduces Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom.” “Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom headsets come pre-loaded with more than 700 available Google Expeditions VR field trips and exclusive Wild Immersion content, created with the support of Jane Goodall. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” The Autistic Self Advocacy Network issued a statement on the nomination of Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General. Via the AP : “The state of Utah has denied it has anti-gay school laws as it defends itself from a lawsuit challenging restrictions on talk about homosexuality in the classroom.” The test in question: The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study ( TIMSS ) which is administered to students around the world. Presidential-Elect Trump.

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” Via the AP : “Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities said.” Via Politico : “ Families for Excellent Schools CEO fired after investigation into ‘inappropriate behavior’ ” That’s Jeremiah Kittredge , who’s run one of the best funded pro-charter advocacy groups in the company.

Hack Education Weekly News

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John Bel Edwards has agreed to a mandate that cursive writing must be taught in Louisiana ’s public school classrooms.” Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” “ ALEX Wants to Fill Classrooms Like Airbnb Fills Beds ” is an actual headline, and apparently ALEX is an actual startup. Education Politics.

2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Erica Magnusson, Content Analyst, TES Global Encounters: Connecting Classrooms to Address the World's Great Challenges. Wednesday, November 18th, is day three of the sixth annual Global Education Conference. We've had two great days of sessions and keynotes, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page. Thomas Petra ‏ @ RealWorldMath 6h 6 hours ago Day 2 of the Global Educ Conference.

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Ed AFS-USA's Intercultural Learning eTool: Culture Trek: Classroom Connections / Tonya Muro, Ed.D., Granger MA Connecting Classrooms via Global Collaborative Projects / Kim Caise, NBCT, M.Ed. / Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen! Benvenuto! Seja bem-vindo(a)! Bienvenido!