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Robot Maker Wonder Workshop Raises a $20M Series B to Expand Internationally

Edsurge

The company’s flagship products are two round blue robots aimed at introducing students six to 12 to computational thinking. Students use an iOS or Android app to code commands for the robots. Wonder Workshop claims that more than 4,000 elementary schools in the US and 2,000 across the rest of the world have incorporated Dash and Dot into their curricula already. Wonder Workshop has shipped almost 150,000 robots in the past year and a half.

Code With Kids and See What Happens #hourofcode #edtech #edchat #caedchat

Adam Welcome

With code.org and other resources, block coding is an excellent place to start, especially with Elementary students - check it out! Students at Karly’s school, Sun Terrace Elementary, program all year long and they know how important it is to learn programming. Robots are cool.

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12 Awesome Ideas for Ending the School Year

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is one of the ideas suggested in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch Edtech Missions in Your Classroom. Coding – My elementary students are currently ending the year completing Tynker coding activities.

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

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition). Tagged on: March 17, 2017 Google's Family Link unlocks Android for kids | CNET → "We don't want kids thinking Google has built spyware.," " Tagged on: March 17, 2017 770 Apple iPad Air Coming To Cullman County Elementary Schools | Cullman Today → At $340,000, kindergarten, first & second-grade students get 'ultra-modern' tablets. Blog EdTech News News news

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Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how K–12 students are using drones to tackle complex problems. . It regularly participates in several different competitions, including ones for robotics and solar cars. Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools

EdTechTeam

What’s next in edtech? At about half the price of Mindstorms Kits , you can build and code interactive, motorized robots, models and creations with distance, color and tilt sensor technologies with this new kit. What older tools have you overlooked that are worth a second look?

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Code With Kids and See What Happens - written with Karly Moura!

Adam Welcome

With code.org and other resources, block coding is an excellent place to start, especially with Elementary students - check it out! Students at Karly’s school, Sun Terrace Elementary, program all year long and they know how important it is to learn programming. Robots are cool.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

The contest invites elementary school teachers and families to take a pledge to teach kids how to “earn, save, spend and donate” for a chance to win $10,000 for their local school – plus an additional $1,000 for the charity of their choice. edtech market.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Education Dive: “Fifth graders from Tennessee ’s Nolan Elementary have created a campaign to convince the Tennessee Department of Education and Gov. ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” Via Edsurge : “Three Rookie Mistakes That Edtech Entrepreneurs Make.” ” Via VC firm Reach Capital : “2016 Edtech Outlook.” Education Politics.

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