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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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This is part eight of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In previous years, I’ve looked at how education technology is intertwined with narratives about “ skills ,” “ competencies ,” and “ credentialing.” You’ll notice, however, that this article is not titled “Education Technology and the New Economy.” We must encourage people to pursue “robot resistant” majors in college.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking.

Google, DonorsChoose Partner to Fund Culturally Responsive Classroom Materials


Keya Wondwossen, the director of advocacy and public partnerships at DonorsChoose, drew on personal experiences to explain to reporters why this campaign is so important to her. million classroom projects, spanning from book sets to robotics kits to flexible furniture.

What Is Your Why?: The Importance of Computer Science Education

Digital Promise

Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) Director of Technology Mark Ray stated, “When students can control and build something and have an opportunity to have a small amount of control, it is powerful for engagement in school and as individuals.” VPS students have access to diverse courses such as coding, Python, robotics, and electronic applications, to name a few. Community Engagement and Advocacy.

Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

My name is Andy Plemmons, school library media specialist at David C Barrow Elementary in Athens GA @barrowmediacenter I will take over the DOE account this week. Here a student shows off his robot that he built and programmed for the technology fair. gadoeteachertakeover #librariesofinstagram #makered #makerspace #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #robot #robotics #stem #steam #technology #coding #hourofcode #tlchat #proudtobeccsd.

Come for the computers, stay for the books

The Hechinger Report

Ray heads up Future Ready Librarians, part of Future Ready Schools — a network for sharing education technology solutions, which is sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Washington, D.C.-based based education advocacy group. “It

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access


Amesse Elementary at Denver Public Schools. Another aspect of inequity and access can be seen in the consequences of restrictive technology use agreements and imposing technology fees in schools with high free and reduced lunch populations, says Jeffrey McMahon, STEAM teacher leader at John H.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

million into schoolwide technology upgrades. One in five Greeley residents lives below the poverty level, and the school district is trying to upgrade its technology to give students an economic boost. We literally dumpster-dive for technology.”.



Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via Politico : “Partnerships between local law enforcement agencies and federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement led to the displacement of more than 300,000 Hispanic students between 2000 and 2011, with most of those students disappearing from elementary schools.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” The Salt Lake City school board has voted to rename Jackson Elementary. ” This is the Center for Humane Technology , which had a big PR push this week, with articles in Edsurge and Education Week. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

Hack Education Weekly News

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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.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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The report is always a big deal in technology circles – “a tech industry event in its own right,” as Wired’s Steven Levy put it in 2012 – and many publications and pundits dutifully cover Meeker’s observations, often adding very little analysis of their own. I’d contend that the slide on the rapid acceleration of technology adoption, for starters, is dead wrong.). Why are certain types of technologies (and certain types of users) featured?

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

School Psychology Doctoral Candidate and Intern, CEO STEMx: Stemulating Teaching with Emerging Technology Methodologies - Simulation vs. Virtual Learning Environments - Dr. Nicole Simon, Assistant Professor Engineering/Physics/Technology Dept.