10 Articles on Using Tech to Teach Math

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are ten of the top Math-and-tech tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics. Math Books for Elementary Grades.

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom. It starts with a game of Robot Turtles, a board game by Thinkfun that’s being used at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, Ill., It helps explain the step-by-step nature of coding,” says Todd Burleson, resource center director for this Winnetka Public Schools District 36 elementary school. Schools Get Started in Robotics. District 36 started small with its robotics program. “We Article.

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'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

” It’s a prediction – and a statistic – than Benjamin Doxtdator brilliantly dissects in an article he published this year called “ A Field Guide to ‘Jobs that Don’t Exist Yet’ ” And while on one hand, I’d like to see everyone stop citing that made-up figure, on the other, it’s always useful to be able identify who the b t artists are. This isn’t simply a matter of “ robots are coming for your jobs.”

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

These have all been separate articles in each series. I’ve already made references to for-profit higher education in the second and third articles in this year-end series – on the “ innovation gospel ” and on the business of student loans. I’ve also written a separate article listing some of the various events that happened in the for-profit college industry this year – closures, lawsuits, sales, and the like.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

Robot teachers. The idea of a robot teacher may seem like a too futuristic concept at the moment, but it’s really an ongoing project in many schools and colleges worldwide. Robot teachers are able to work 24/7 without taking a break and don’t need a salary.

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7 Shifts to Closing the Digital Divide

EdTechTeam

Our high schoolers are creating collaborative charts in history classes, our middle schoolers are doing flipped learning in math which allows more time for group activities, and our elementary students are working on collaborative projects using Seesaw. Our fifth grade used the Wonder Workshop robots for a variety of lessons across the curriculum. Our students are coding from kindergarten on up using online programs, apps on their iPads, and robotics. Article Pedagogy

Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool

A Principal's Reflections

From articles to blog posts to books, that subject has been covered in great detail. Recently during a coaching visit at Sandshore Elementary School, a part of the Mt. I learned that the kids in school would often dress up the robotic device to add a more humanistic element to it.

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How to Help Kids Innovate From an Early Age

Digital Promise

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. As community makerspaces begin to take root in Ontario’s elementary schools , students are behaving better. This article was originally published on The Conversation.

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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

Educational Technology Guy

To best prepare our kids for a tech-driven future, here are five innovative ideas that educators are testing out: Highly-Specialized Elementary Teachers As it stands now, math and science teachers are forced to cover a wide breadth of topics geared towards preparing students for the future.

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K-12 Educators and Administrators: Share Your Ed-tech Pilot Approach

Digital Promise

Many of our teachers have been using the free version of a literacy platform that uses non-fiction articles to engage students in age-appropriate, differentiated content. So our STEAM Studio teachers are going to pilot a new robotics product in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.

Cardboard Creations: A Maker Education Camp

User Generated Education

Many of the discussions about and actions related to integrating maker education into educational environments center around the use of new technologies such computer components ( Raspberry Pis , Arduinos ), interactive robots for kids ( Dash and Dot , Ozobots , Spheros ), and 3D printers.

Cardboard Challenges: No Tech/Low Cost Maker Education

User Generated Education

Many of the discussions about and actions related to integrating maker education into educational environments center around the use of new technologies such computer components ( Raspberry Pis , Arduinos ), interactive robots for kids ( Dash and Dot , Ozobots , Spheros ), and 3D printers.

For This ‘Coal Country’ Librarian, Preparing Students for the Future Starts with STEM

Edsurge

I’ve come along way since then, moving from traditional library programming into the 21st century, with coding and robotics to match. It all began when I read an article about the “Hour of Code” initiative, a program that asks every student school-wide to participate in one hour of coding activities. Robots in the library. Students creating robot art Along with my new online curriculum, I also wanted to give the students real world opportunities to use their coding skills.

Making MAKEing More Inclusive

User Generated Education

Maker education spaces can be as large as full high school workshops with high-tech tools, or as small and low-tech as one corner of an elementary classroom. Here are some additional quotes, articles that discuss the need for a maker environment more inclusive of gender and people of color.

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

Fleming says whether the district sets up a makerspace in an elementary school library, in a middle school classroom or in a high school cafeteria, each makerspace has a unique quality. When Fleming did an assessment at New Milford High School she found that robotics was only offered to the top 25 or 30 engineering students, the majority of whom were boys. Why not offer robotics in the makerspace to the entire student population ? Article.

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

EdNews Daily

At the bottom of this article, all the winners are listed in reverse order of the top-most “EduJedi” Level of award attainment. Katy ISD/ Bear Creek Elementary, Katy, TX. South Pittsburg Elementary School, South Pittsburg, TN. Buckeye Elementary School District.

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PebbleGo Expands Its Reach by Adding Spanish Content and Audio

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PebbleGo’s database is used by students in nearly 20% of the country’s elementary schools. Each article is supported by natural voice audio, recorded by professional voiceover artists, which engages students and improves comprehension.

The All-Black and Latino School Where Every Kid Can Code

Edsurge

According to that article, there would be 1 million unfilled computer science jobs by 2020, based on estimations from the U.S. To support their efforts, they enlisted unusual help: from a robot named Meccanoid. They spend another 30 minutes a day, four days a week, taking robotics.

Learning About Young Makers

User Generated Education

In my role as a teacher as ethnographer, I made some initial observations during my first two weeks of teaching maker education for elementary age students. During our maker education summer camp, the young makers made LED projects, circuit crafts, and simple robotics.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

It uses a wide variety of media (photos, diagrams, videos, animations, articles, and podcasts) to explain traditionally-complex concepts such as magnetism, genes, and thermal imaging. I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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Alan November Shares A Mind Blowing New Idea in Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

His writing includes numerous articles and best-selling books. To celebrate the end of the first season of the Ten-minute Teacher podcast on June 16 th , we’re running a giveaway – the Dash and Dot Robot Wonder Pack from Wonder Workshop.

Building Coding Skills Through Playful Learning

edWeb.net

This article was modified and published by eSchool News. Prior to joining LEGO® Education, she taught in the elementary grades and served as a district technology resource teacher for Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington, KY.

Part 2: Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Entire Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Keep in mind that Computational Thinking can use devices, robots, and computers to support learning. Articles, Information, Ideas. Integrating CT in the Elementary Classroom (Getting Smart). Welcome to Part Two on this series based on Computation Thinking.

Part 2… 34 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Robot Basketball – This lesson comes from Try Engineering. Engineer Hoopsters – A great article from eGFI that lets students know you can excel in the STEM fields while also playing basketball… and winning. A wonderful article that promotes both sports and academics. image CC.

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education. Let me be really clear, making is not simply 3D printing, Art Lino, Raspberry Pi, LEDs, robots, laser and vinyl cutters.

Part 2… 30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Robot Basketball – This lesson comes from Try Engineering. Engineer Hoopsters – A great article from eGFI that lets students know you can excel in the STEM fields while also playing basketball… and winning. A wonderful article that promotes both sports and academics.

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Reinvigorate Creativity and Confidence with STEAM

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Greg Kent, the technology coordinator at Kailua Elementary School and LEGO® Education Master Educator , uses a variety of LEGO® tools and other makerspace and team-building tools and lessons to bring “fun” to challenges while building STEAM skills.

How STEAM Camps Can Combat Summer Brain Drain

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or, “You loved technology class so much, do you want to try robotics or coding?” This article was modified and published by EdScoop.

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

Kristina Stratton, principal, Westside Elementary School, Florida. “In I want to provide my students with opportunities to learn how to code using the Evo robots , which use a color coding language. Esra Murray, library media specialist, Cider Mill Elementary School, Connecticut.

Part 2: Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Keep in mind that Computational Thinking can use devices, robots, and computers to support learning. Articles, Inormation, Ideas. Integrating CT in the Elementary Classroom (Getting Smart). Welcome to part two on this series based on Computation Thinking.

Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

With the Common Core, state testing, interventions, and all else that goes on in the elementary day, how would I find time for my students to investigate and inquire into their interests? At the beginning of this school year, I joined EdTechTeam’s Teacher Leader Cohort.

Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Curriculum, Part 2

techlearning

Keep in mind that Computational Thinking can use devices, robots, and computers to support learning. The goal of computational thinking is really about getting students to use computer type thinking to solve real world problems.

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

Fleming says whether the district sets up a makerspace in an elementary school library, in a middle school classroom or in a high school cafeteria, each makerspace has a unique quality. When Fleming did an assessment at New Milford High School she found that robotics was only offered to the top 25 or 30 engineering students, the majority of whom were boys. Why not offer robotics in the makerspace to the entire student population ? Article.

Integrating Coding with SpheroEdu

EdTechTeam

These little ball robots have opened up so many possibilities. And the beauty is you can use this little robot in any lesson, in any subject, and with any age. Our thought was to use the robot to create recycling videos for our school. Explorer Challenges – Elementary students can create Mayflower boats to sail across the sea. To foster understanding she used books and articles about recycling with her students.

Maryland Educator Ali Schilpp Named 2018 School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal

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To read the full article and learn more about the School Librarian of the Year Award, visit: [link].