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17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 (Infographic and FREE Download)

Shake Up Learning

Program a Robot. So not only is AI becoming mainstream, but we have some pretty cool robots available for our classrooms. Or try something more sophisticated like the Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot robots.

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Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

Game #4 – Sphero the Robot. Harry Moore School of NJCU recently received a grant from Sphero, a company that makes ball-size glowing robots that teachers can use to o teach literacy, coding, STEM.

The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft

techlearning

With that, I think it's worth taking a look at where each of the three big companies stands in regards to Ed. Read his blog at bigguyinabowtie.com and follow him on Twitter @bigguyinabowtie. TL Advisor Blog LMS edtech Business Review

College Prep: The Often Winding Road for Parents, Students and High Schools

EdNews Daily

In the last three weeks alone, Foxconn announced it would replace 60,000 factory workers with robots and a former CEO of McDonald’s said given rising wages, the same would happen throughout their franchises. Schoold is available for download on both iOS and Android stores. By Robyn D.

Chrome Can: Coding on a Chromebook!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

is available on iOS, Chrome, and Android and can be used to teach students the basics of problem-solving and computational thinking. ” This application is fantastic to use with robots and can be used for students at various levels of comfort and skill. .

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Do you know that feeling when you are told your questions about student privacy are unfounded by a representative of a company that earns 86% of its total revenue from advertising? Tagged on: March 19, 2017 Cyber attacks a serious, and under-reported, threat to Boulder Valley companies | Boulder Daily Camera → Specific to the Boulder, CO-area, but useful overview of cybersecurity trends. Blog EdTech News News news

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Make the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup 2018

techlearning

New products are coming from companies that have long been in the game, and others are being launched thanks to successful crowdfunding initiatives. Join the Circuit Scribe blog or community. Bubble Bot walks students through creating a bubble-blowing robot and a Fan of Fortune.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The Office of Students and Young Consumers had actively and aggressively policed the student loan industry and monitored credit card companies and other financial institutions that serve – or target – college students and other young people.” Via the BBC : “The man hired to run the Student Loans Company was appointed against officials’ advice and without having his references checked, a report says.” The company has raised $30 million total.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” At least the e-cigarette company (which targets teens) offers a social-emotional learning curriculum, right? Billion in Android Antitrust Case.” I mean, clearly the company has a strong grasp on the politics of information. ” The Google blog post announcing “ Course Kit ,” a tool that will integrate Google Drive with the LMS. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “ Robots in the classroom ?

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Politico : “A complex legal battle involving dozens of debt collection companies fighting over contracts with the Education Department has essentially suspended the government’s ability to collect defaulted student loans , the Trump administration disclosed in a court filing on Monday night.” ” “Mitch Daniels Wants to Sell the Soul of Public Education: Purdue Faculty Must Stop Him,” the Academe blog argues. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Companies are investing in immersive technologies. Take them with your phone, android or tablet. Website/blog: [link]. Can robots write our papers, especially when they are able to learn and master our writing styles?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Mostly tutoring companies.). “ ICE officials have invited tech companies, including Microsoft , to develop algorithms that will track visa holders’ social media activity ,” ProPublica reports. Badges , patents, and the world’s ‘least popular’ education company” by Doug Belshaw. Via the Google blog : “Investing £1 million in training for computing teachers in the U.K. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Lots of reporting on various court filings in the Trump University case, particularly those about the company’s “ playbooks ” detailing how former employees sold its course packages, targeting vulnerable populations. ” Via The Baltimore Sun : “Company says it can predict whether a teacher will be good – before entering a classroom.” The company has raised $10.35 You can also receive Hack Education blog posts via email.

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