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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

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.”

How to Engage More Girls in Coding

EdNews Daily

According to the National Center for Women and Information Technology , young women make up 56 percent of Advanced Placement test takers but only 19 percent of those who take the AP Computer Science exam—and just 18 percent of undergraduate computer science degrees are earned by women.

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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

techlearning

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.

What Does ‘Career Readiness’ Look Like in Middle School?

MindShift

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.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

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. For decades, nonprofit advocacy groups and corporate donors have targeted K-12 education for intervention.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

Hack Education

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Chalkbeat : “For Betsy DeVos and her former advocacy group, the future of education means ‘ personalization ,’ including virtual schools.” ” Her “former advocacy group” – although considering she spoke there last week, I’m not sure how “former” it really is – is the American Federation for Children. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security.

Hack Education Weekly News

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I’m also curious how this news – again, I’m not sure two closures are really a “trend” – will affect student loan startups. It’s building this little web that turns the user into a mostly passive consumer of mostly western corporate content,” says Ellery Biddle, Global Voices’ advocacy director. Via Campus Technology : “2017 Ed Tech Trends: The Halfway Point.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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” Via The New York Post : “Charter-school advocacy group to close up shop.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. “The Implications of Gartner’s Top 10 Tech Trends of 2018 for Education – Part 2,” according to the Getting Smart blog. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

Hack Education Weekly News

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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. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. ” From Educause : “ Higher Education’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies and Trends for 2018.”

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Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly sharing five school districts’ private information with an advisory company while it was negotiating for the districts’ contracts.” Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” ” Via the Hechinger Report : “Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?” Education Politics.

2015 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sign up and information here. 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. Lots of good topics It's free, online, and you don't need to travel to attend.

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