Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?


Technology has the potential to further transform the way we learn, as is apparent by the advancements in robotics and its use in classrooms. Classroom robots of today. Milo , or the Robot Kid, is an interactive robot for engaging and teaching children with autism.

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5 Robots may also be coming for radiologists, whose expertise diagnosing diseases through X-rays and MRIs is facing stiff competition from artificial intelligence.

How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe


As someone who primarily taught math and science when I was a classroom teacher, I associated robots, robotics curriculum, and robot apps as things that were only used in those subjects. Robots in the Physics Classroom. Robots in the Language Arts Classroom.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics


This post is about a pair of brothers and their inspiration approach to educating the world in the realm of robotics using a low-cost way that “up-cycles” existing everyday materials to build their creations. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in.

KinderLab Robotics Launches Four New Curriculum Guides


(Waltham, MA) February 28, 2018 — KinderLab Robotics has expanded its KIBO™ curriculum suite by announcing four new Curriculum Guides. With the KIBO Sound Record/Playback Module , students record their own voice and KIBO plays back their recording to give their robot sound. They can create and program robotic pets, build dream houses, and invent their own solutions to problems in favorite storybooks. About KinderLab Robotics, Inc.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

This isn’t simply a matter of “ robots are coming for your jobs.” This narrative – robots are coming for your jobs (and your kids’ jobs) – involves tasking schools with retooling so they can better train students for “ the jobs of the future ,” although to a certain extent, workforce preparation has always been what (part of) the education system has been expected to do. Helicopter Robots. ” Robots Raising Children.

'The Brave Little Surveillance Bear' and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children

Hack Education

No doubt, today’s technology companies view students and schools as a largely untapped market. Technology companies – particularly those hawking aspirational, education-related products – have long viewed parents in a similar way. ” But Fast Company likes it.

CUE’d Up with Sarah — Spotlight on Tara Linney


Men are still the majority of position holders at tech companies around the world, as the number of women in these roles has been on a steady decline.”. This is why she has written the book Achieving Gender Equity in Teaching Coding.

Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Singh debuted as an author with the release of her empowering STEM book “Ara The Star Engineer” (her 20% passion project at Google) that was a bestseller on launch day. The book is being translated to more than 10 languages and has been converted to many immersive experiences.

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17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 (Infographic and FREE Download)

Shake Up Learning

I create to-do lists, vision boards, and read productivity books to inspire me. Program a Robot. So not only is AI becoming mainstream, but we have some pretty cool robots available for our classrooms.

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Guardians of History: Britannica’s new choice-driven historical adventures


Players will also meet BRITT, a Backpack Robotic Informational Temporal Technician, who functions as a trusty sidekick who can translate languages, provide critical information and is a personal hologram that wraps around and disguises players to ensure they blend in.

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


For instance, Osso VR is a virtual reality technology company founded on the principle of training surgeons with real world skills that can be directly applied when in the operating room. Robot teachers.

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K-12 Dealmaking: GoReact Raises $4 Million; Follett Acquires Wobo

Marketplace K-12

Ed-tech companies that offer tools for students of all ages, including a video platform and a test-preparation app, received boosts from investors, while Follett has purchased a book-sourcing platform. formerly Woody’s Books, Inc.), a service for independent-managed campus stores to find and purchase books online in volume. billion privately held company that said it provides 70,000 schools with education technology, services and print and digital content.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah: Another way that I try to give students technology to showcase their science understanding is through like tools that help them to maybe build electronic books. See my review of Book Creator for Chrome. You’ve talked about Book Creator. Now, do you use robots?

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

We’re starting up the year with principal Dr. Sanée Bell, author of the new book, Be Excellent On Purpose, Intentional Strategies for Impactful Leadership. Today, Sanée shares her eleven principles from the book and gets us motivated for an epic school year. (We’ve

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Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Catherine: I was reading the book Swimmy by Leo Lionni. Anyway, so he was talking about designing these little robots that were about the size of a quarter, and how they were designed. Catherine: And… I’m driving, three months later, hearing that they made robots like this.

The race is on for the AI-powered classroom


Once teachers have uploaded their syllabus and material into the software, the system analyzes the content to create books and core concept material that is perfectly tailored. AI is changing how some edtech companies are approaching the goal of creating intuitive, intelligent teaching bots.

Enjoy your trip?

Learning with 'e's

Rumour had it that the Dutch electronics company had built it as a tax dodge, so it could lose money and then claim back on the loss. I also remember watching a robot very slowly drilling holes in a piece of perspex that eventually became a graphic representation of the Evoluon.

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. One can look at numerous companies and develop his or her conclusions. Below is a description of the device from the company: For some students, attending school isn’t possible.

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Sylvia Martinez: 3 Mistakes Teachers Make About Tinkering (and more)

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s giveaway contest is Sylvia’s book Invent to Learn. Hummingbird Robotics Kit. Sylvia also headed product development for consumer software, video games, and educational games at several software publishing companies. Invent to Learn Book Giveaway Contest.

30+ new tools and services we saw at ISTE 2019

eSchool News

Coding and robotics (check out our ISTE 2019 robotics round-up), social and emotional learning, and building employability skills were at the top of the many trends and focus areas highlighted during the conference.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

In the movie, moviegoers often see the world through “the terminator” robot’s vision. As this robot looks at the world, text appears to show him targets, where to go, and other information. A picture of books and text can be taken with a glance.

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How to Help Kids Who Hate Math Learn It

The CoolCatTeacher

See “leaky faucet” lesson plan – [link] ) I asked them for their estimate, a very few math problems in text books ask students to just guess, I even ask students for wrong answers which is unheard of in textbook math. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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How Kids Really Learn

The CoolCatTeacher

The Dash and Dot robot wonder pack from Wonder Workshop Stay tuned at the end of the show for how to enter. I think right now, I’m going to say I’m at the beginning of my journey, there are two books that I’m just kind of going back and forth with.

The Maker Movement In Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Students in many schools are now routinely engaged in constructing robotic-based equipment that works with devices like Raspberry Pi and, in so doing, are truly exemplifying what it means to be living as a creative 21 st century learner.

5 Signs It’s Time to Go Back to School

EdNews Daily

Also, since companies tend to recruit more aggressively and widely for highly skilled jobs, college graduates are also more likely to relocate for a job. The Robots Are Taking Your Job. AI and robotics degrees are becoming more popular than ever.

An Epic! Take on the Future of Reading in Classrooms Around the World


founders Suren Markosian and Kevin Donahue set out to build the Netflix of children’s books. the company offers an app that lets kids access unlimited books, educational videos, quizzes and audiobooks — and it’s free for educators. The content is tailored to kids ages 12 and under, and the app currently offers a selection of about 20,000 books, from “Goosebumps” to “National Geographic Kids.” What's the problem with accessing books and reading in general in schools?

This STEM-focused district hands out paychecks along with report cards

The Hechinger Report

A robot built by students to research endangered frogs in Lake Titicaca, in Peru, being tested in June, 2016, by Lindsey Hamblin (left), then a Skyline High School senior, and Callie Meyers, then a Skyline junior.


10 Ways to Tackle Back to School Like a Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been using it for the last several years and it is featured in my Do What Matters productivity book.) . Stock your maker space with a variety of tapes, coloring books, and art supplies. Colored tape, paints, coloring books and more. Coloring books and mindfulness.

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Convincing students that learning blue-collar job skills will pay off

The Hechinger Report

Matthew Porter, a student at Craig High School, inspects a “collaborative” robot at Prent Corporation, in Janesville, Wisconsin. The high school students clustered around a four-foot-tall red robot with long arms and cartoonish eyes.

What helps kids really learn

The CoolCatTeacher

The Dash and Dot robot wonder pack from Wonder Workshop Stay tuned at the end of the show for how to enter. I think right now, I’m going to say I’m at the beginning of my journey, there’s two books that I’m just kind of going back and forth with.

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Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

The CoolCatTeacher

Calculating those X and Y coordinates — which really kids of most ages can do — and then realizing that they can make the physical robot go here or there based upon their program. That’s what these robots are. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

What's That Liberal Art Degree Worth?


Come join us for an evening of informal networking, panels with hiring companies, and some light bites. Fill out this form and we'll get your information in front of attending companies. In his book, Anders describes how software companies are increasingly creating a need for people with a “modicum of technical literacy,” people who can translate data, show a bigger picture result from snippets of information and basically get people on the same page.

I have a confession.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

And if I was such a fantastic editor, wouldn''t I be working for a publishing company? Don''t just be a robot following commands. Students used their summer reading books and created a postcard as if they were one of the characters. assessment books edmodo flipclass flipped literature PBL project based learning writing I have a horrible confession to make. I''m totally ashamed. As a HS English teacher, this is really bad. really really bad. Totally horrible.

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Joining the ed tech game changers at BETT 2017


From the multinational companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple, Discovery Education, Asus, Lego, or Intel, to small, single-product companies, they all made Bett the excellent conference it was. When in London and in a social gathering, you know the weather won’t let you down.