Broadband Provides More Equitable Access to Education and Workforce Preparation

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And, that makes access to adequate and reliable broadband even more important as the development of new technologies continues. Broadband’s Big Picture. Marc continues to advocate for and work with several other broadband initiatives in the state and with organizations like SETDA.

When the Robots Come for Our Jobs, They’ll Spare the Teachers

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For the first time, many students are learning in classrooms equipped with access to broadband internet and mobile computing devices. It can process and spot patterns across homework assignments, or formative assessments. It seems that every day we read about newer and better applications of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Smart appliances that order groceries? No problem. Cars that drive themselves? Need a good movie to watch?

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How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

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Over the past few years, there has been a huge influx of education technology resources available to schools – from tablets and robotics, to online platforms and digital whiteboards.

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5 Tips for schools to harness the power of edtech in the classroom

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Yet this is an ineffective use of edtech, and instead, schools need to assess their infrastructures and recognize the full potential of technology. A version of this post was originally published on April 4th, 2019 on Education Technology.

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Using Makerspaces to Support Personalized Learning

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Albans City School, and several of her students explained how they’re using technology for assessment, service work, and more. They had a bee robot that they learned to program to better understand bee behaviors.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 28 & 29 Editions)

Doug Levin

" Tagged on: July 18, 2017 Let Robots Teach American Schoolkids | Bloomberg → This is not a work of satire. Tagged on: July 11, 2017 New Brunswick Public Schools to Test Its Cybersecurity | TAPinto New Brunswick → Good idea: The city Board of Education approved a resolution to spur an independent assessment of its network and cybersecurity defense mechanisms. the same thing, yet it is the basis for algorithmic assessment and feedback. Summer.

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Eric Holcomb says Indiana ’s low-rated online charter schools need ‘immediate attention and action’ ” Via Motherboard : “Half of West Virginia has Applied for Broadband Assistance.” “ Should Children Form Emotional Bonds With Robots? Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ Robot Learning Improves Student Engagement ,” the Communications of the ACM claims. Kiwicampus : a robot delivery service on campus.

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The New York Times notes it’s not just rural students who struggle with broadband access : “Why San Jose Kids Do Homework in Parking Lots.” ” (So instead of “testing” we’ll have ubiquitous, non-stop surveillance / assessment via “personalized learning.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. More robot news up in the MOOC section above.

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Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway.” ” “Two assessment companies – Educational Testing Service and Data Recognition Corp. The framework demands that schools be assessed “according to their performance on student satisfaction, retention and graduate employment, as well as through institutional submissions.” Robots probably won’t take your jobs.

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Get to know SnapThought – one of our assessment tools – and the new game Sortify, which adds another dimension to playful assessment. Do you have students or library users ages 9 - 17 that can answer the questions Do you have what it takes to put a robot on the Moon?

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in August has released an assessment on the university’s response and what it could have done better. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via TeacherCast : “Why Teachers Will Never Be Replaced By Robots.” ” Inside Higher Ed on Robot-Proof : “Northeastern president discusses his new book on how higher education can train students for careers where technology cannot make them redundant.” (National) Education Politics.

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” Via Multichannel News : “Trayvon Martin Attorney Parks Targets AT&T Over Alleged Broadband Redlining.” The “nation’s report card” is the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via CNBC : “Google exec, Mark Cuban agree that these college majors are the most robot-resistant.” Education Politics.

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” Via Education Week : “ FCC Revokes Decision Allowing Companies to Provide Low-Income Families With Subsidized Broadband.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “How Robots Will Save Liberal Education.” Via Campus Technology : “ MIT , Segway Robotics Hackathon Focuses on Eldercare.” Via Data & Society : “Assessing the Legacy of inBloom.” Education Politics.

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Via Wired : “ Ajit Pai ’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People.” I’ve got all the “learn-to-code” news in the job training section, because let’s be honest… Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Do note all the stories this week that are intertwined with predicting and assessing people’s “moods” – that is, some sort of “social emotional” thingy.

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Assessing Betsy DeVos ’ Rollback on Disability Rights ” by Pacific Standard’s David Perry. Via Education Week : “ FCC Delays, Denials Foil Rural Schools’ Broadband Plans.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. “The 72 OSERS Documents Rescinded by Betsy deVos ” – by Liz Ditz. Via Inside Higher Ed : “The White House announced Thursday that President Trump would nominate Kenneth L.

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “Assessing the dangers of AI applications in education” by Tony Bates. ” Tarena International has acquired the K–12 robotics company Wuhan Haoxiaozi Robot Technology (a.k.a. ” Via CItyLab : “The Problem With America’s New National Broadband Map.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Via Edsurge : “Possible ‘Fraud, Theft, Waste, and Abuse’: Report Questions NYC School Broadband Spending.” ” Via Education Week : “Market Is Booming for Digital Formative Assessments.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. The Trump Budget. Via The New York Times : “ Trump’s Budget Cuts Deeply Into Medicaid and Anti-Poverty Efforts.”

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