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The Robots Have Arrived on Campus. They Come Bearing Food.

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Robots are taking over college campuses. Not as android professors or virtual students, but as automated food delivery devices. On top of the bill, the other cost you really can’t avoid is looking or feeling silly pulling a meal—no matter how tasty—out of a robotic ice chest on wheels.

PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

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Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. the Ergobot to teach both Forces & Motion and Programming & Robotics. Special Features include: ability to report position, velocity, and acceleration. in a robotics and programming application (with PASCO’s ErgoBot).

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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The promotion allows teachers and schools to test out the Bloomz Premium subscription, which offers exclusive tools to communicate and coordinate with their parent community, such as unlimited storage for teachers and administrators, engagement reports, premium calendar, and more.

The 2018 EdSurde Annual Special: Surgecoin, EduWands and Other News Not Fit for Print

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But some companies are jumping the gun. Please, if you like our reporting, donate Splurgecoin to feed your friendly EdSurgents! Students are virtually beamed onboard a cruise via a robot, which has a screen and camera to give students at home a sense that they are roaming around the ship. Tragedy struck this week, however, when one robot toppled overboard. Company leaders promise (fingers crossed!) Happy first of April—a day where the joke’s on all of us.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more. has joined the ENA family of companies. Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( 3dbear.io/product/

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” Via The Hechinger Report : “Documenting Maine ’s failure to implement proficiency-based education.” The suit charged the university with failing to prevent sexual abuse by George Tyndall , formerly a gynecologist in the university’s health center, and for failing to take action as reports of the abuse surfaced.” Doesn’t look like the company has anyone to take his place yet. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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WHAT’S NEW

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BENCHMARK EDUCATION COMPANY ADVANCEALL ( benchmarkeducation.com ) Benchmark Education Company (BEC) released Advance ALL, a new series motivating students to read with literary and informational reading text sets.

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Wayne Johnson, the head of the department’s financial aid division and a former executive at a student loan company , says that those “non-traditional” servicers could include companies like Visa , Amazon , or Goldman Sachs. ” Via US News & World Report : “ DeVos Racks Up More Than a Dozen Visits to Florida Schools.” Via Education Week : “ K–12 Spending in Most States Still Far Below Pre-Recession Levels , Report Says.”

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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 mentoring company has raised $1.2

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“The FCC Is Threatening to Gut a Program That Provides Internet Access to Minorities,” Pacific Standard reports. ” At least the e-cigarette company (which targets teens) offers a social-emotional learning curriculum, right? Billion in Android Antitrust Case.” Anyway, Techcrunch reports that “WeWork takes meat off the menu as part of environmental policy drive.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” Via The LA Times : “Trump is ending Michelle Obama’s ‘ Let Girls Learn ’ initiative, CNN reports.” ” “Just months after a major gaffe by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos about the origins of historically black colleges and universities, a Florida HBCU is taking heat for inviting her to speak at its spring commencement ceremony next week,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Android apps to be specific.

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Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “ ISTE Unveils Plans to Match Ed-Tech Companies With Educators for Feedback on Apps.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. The company “provides personalized educational feedback services for students,” and according to Crunchbase has raised $184 million total. The company, formerly known as PLATO Learning, is owned by Thomas Bravo. The online education company has raised $12.5

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

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Companies are investing in immersive technologies. Take them with your phone, android or tablet. Library Technology Reports , 54 (6). Can robots write our papers, especially when they are able to learn and master our writing styles? Library Technology Reports (vol.

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“ Tax bill reflects rift between many Republicans and higher education,” The Washington Post reports. Restores Pell Eligibility to Nearly 300,000 Students,” The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Mostly tutoring companies.). “ ICE officials have invited tech companies, including Microsoft , to develop algorithms that will track visa holders’ social media activity ,” ProPublica reports. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Dan Patrick (R) told reporters on Tuesday that he is sending letters to every superintendent in the state advising them not to follow the Obama administration's recently issued guidance on transgender students.” 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. The company has raised $10.35

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Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

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Arcademic Skill Builders - Amazing site w/ educational games and portal to allow for student tracking and progress reports in Math, Reading, and more. Also, this game is aligned to Common Core Standard and can send progress reports to pareants/teachers via email.