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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.” Don’t mess with her on Twitter. ” 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. We must encourage people to pursue “robot resistant” majors in college.

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 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. (National) Education Politics.

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. ” From Educause : “ Higher Education’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies and Trends for 2018.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The Hechinger Report : “ Virtual charter schools need ‘bold action’ for change, says national charter school advocacy group.” That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. ” 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

Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled15. 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.