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Robotics isn’t scary! 4 benefits of working with robots

eSchool News

Robotics is attracting more student interest, and there’s a reason–when students can make real-world connections between what they learn in the classroom and exciting careers, their engagement and achievement often improve. The eSchool News Robotics Guide is here!

eSchool News launches innovative Robotics Guide for educators

eSchool News

We are excited to bring you the very first in a series of eSchool News Guides , which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. We’ve compiled a list of robotics grants to help.

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Getting Girls into STEM: The Power of Blended (and All-Female) Instruction

Edsurge

Mary’s all-girls robotics team, knows a thing or two about breaking the mold. During a panel on the importance of STEM education for women, she explained what it’s like to be a female student competing in a male-dominated program: “Not only were we the only all-girls robotics team,” she explained of a recent competition, “we were the only team that actually allowed girls to touch the robots.” Education Technology Blended Learning Learning Strategies

[On-Air Coaching] Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology – SULS006

Shake Up Learning

The post [On-Air Coaching] Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology – SULS006 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. She loves integrating movement and technology from her classroom. How to Stay Focused on the Learning Goals, NOT the technology!

How should we spend $4 billion on computer science education? Get experts involved

The Christensen Institute

If approved, the investment would mark an opportunity not only to invest in bringing a high leverage skillset to today’s students, but also to fundamentally rethink teaching and learning, with the potential to bring industry experts to bear in classrooms. Specifically, computer science is clearly a subject where industry professionals possess a huge reservoir of up-to-date know-how from which K–12 classrooms could benefit.

A Hyperdoc Unit That Will Blow Your Mind!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Designed to help students dig deeper into the book, The Wild Robot by Peter Brown. This is actually much more than just a dynamic learning experience, this is a dynamic learning unit! The Wild Learning Hyperdoc Unit.

Technology Underscores the Promise of a New School Year

EdTech Magazine

Many will also have new laptops or tablets through one-to-one computing programs , upgraded classroom technology for blended learning , and teachers trained to more effectively use technology to personalize instruction. Gamifying Teacher Training on Blended Learning.

The Four P's—The Future of Edtech

LearnBop

I've found myself thinking about what this looks like from an instructional technologists viewpoint, from the eyes of future students, and from the perspective of the classroom teachers. At TETC I offered a session on "The Benefits of Blended Learning Math Instruction."

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When Education Giants Stumbled and Data Ruled

Edsurge

He is currently the chief product officer of Renaissance Learning, which acquired myON in 2018. They bought other companies to try to blend assessment and curriculum as they also continued publishing. Predictions about online learning didn’t really hit the mark, either.

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eSchool News launches Multimedia Presentation Systems Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Guides are full of resources, tips, trends, and insights from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. In the guide, we take a look at how one district created a totally immersive learning experience for students.

eSchool News launches Digital & Mobile Learning Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Guides are full of resources, tips, trends, and insights from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. In the guide, we take a look at the various factors present in successful digital and mobile learning initiatives.

3 Strategies to Combat Summer Learning Loss

Digital Promise

After many weeks away from their traditional school schedule, students across the country are starting to re-enter their classrooms and share stories of their summer vacations. The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) defines summer learning loss as “the phenomenon where young people lose academic skills over the summer.” Vancouver Public Schools hosted a Girls Lead the Way summer robotics camp at McLoughlin Middle School. to learn throughout the summer.

eSchool News launches School Safety Guide

eSchool News

eSchool News Guides are full of resources, tips, trends, and insights from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. It features strategies to help you create and maintain safe and secure learning environments, both physical and online.

Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 2017

Edsurge

From “blended learning” to digital worksheets, below are a collection of comments from ten educators about their biggest edtech pet peeves. We're always going to be lifelong learners, so let's leave the “development” behind because we developed enough—let's start learning. I've seen the phrase “blended learning” really used for, in my opinion, evil—which is essentially teacher-proofing the classroom. Jennie Magiera Jennie Magiera: Blended learning.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.

B is for Blended with Technology: The ABC’s of PBL … Building Blocks to Transform Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second post in a series that promotes PBL and 21st Century Learning through the examination of Seven Building Blocks. In this second post, I would like to build the idea of the Building Block I call Blended with Technology. Deeper Learning Opportunities.

Students share human-centered designs at Emoti-Con technology showcase

The Hechinger Report

When you start, it’s really just websites and web apps, maybe some robot stuff. It was challenging, because I had to learn computer coding,” Winston said. “I I knew a little but I had to learn more. Read more about Blended Learning.

Integrating Technology with Project Based Learning… Four Indicators to Blend the Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Also, be on the look out for my next few series… entitled the ABC’s of PBL and Deeper Learning, Going Beyond the Tech Shine, and also… 40 great education sites to discover in 2015. There are many educators that believe that Project Base Learning must be integrated with technology.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

Teachers can create transformational learning experiences for students by joining 3DBear’s AR Innovator Program. The program includes in-classroom professional development sessions. Videos provide stopping points to facilitate classroom discussion and encourage critical thinking.

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The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

MindShift

Redesigning Learning Spaces: Panelists identified changing learning spaces as a trend that educators and district leaders have embraced for quite some time and which is likely to continue. Teachers are becoming more comfortable with this idea of “blending learning.”.

Five-year olds and laser cutters—perfect together? Welcome to the first early childhood fab lab

The Hechinger Report

The kids were learning the cycle of design, prototype, test and redesign that’s a hallmark of engineering. The museum became STEM-focused several years ago, but a low-tech mindset pervades its exhibits. Related: Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?

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Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

They have to learn early.”. Related: Blue-collar town leads Rhode Island’s tech-assisted learning revolution. Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado. Sign up for our Blended Learning newsletter.

Just released: Horizon Report K12 (and how we’re leading these changes!)

NeverEndingSearch

The annual K12 Horizon Report regularly identifies and profiles six key trends, six significant challenges, and six developments in educational technology likely to impact teaching and learning. Advancing progressive learning approaches requires cultural transformation.

What a School District Designed for Computational Thinking Looks Like

MindShift

Diagrams of simple machines — a pulley, an inclined plane, a lever — appeared on the massive whiteboard of a school STEAM lab (STEM subjects plus Art) in South Fayette, a fast-growing suburb of Pittsburgh. We started being invited into classrooms,” said Owens. “We SOUTH FAYETTE, PA.

2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Associate Professor The comparative analysis of different online education and blended learning solutions in the non-OECD context. - Mr. Mohamed Ramadan 9:00am (iEARN) Impact of STEM learning program on main stream education - Ms.

Education Technology's Inequalities

Hack Education

” The idea that preferred admission equals payment stems from the American ideology that opportunity, especially educational opportunity, is a “fair” form of recompense. Indeed, the World Bank issued a report in January arguing that digital technologies – not just robots in factories – stand to widen inequalities as well, “and even hasten the hollowing out of middle-class employment.”

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