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Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?” Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ Robots will replace teachers by 2027 ,” Futurism predicts. Robots are coming for your children. (National) Education Politics.

What a School District Designed for Computational Thinking Looks Like

MindShift

Instead, each team member spent a few minutes sketching out how one part — a marble run, say, or a Lego Robotics kicking foot — would operate within the machine. They started incubating coding, robotics and other computational project classes in after-school programs and summer clubs.

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

Third grade students at Meeker Elementary school share an iPad in a blended learning class in Greeley, Colorado. At Meeker Elementary, seven-year-old computers were donated by a local branch of the US Social Security Administration and the University of Colorado Boulder. “We

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” Via Multichannel News : “Trayvon Martin Attorney Parks Targets AT&T Over Alleged Broadband Redlining.” ” Gotta love a quote like this, from a story in Edsurge profiling McComb, Mississippi ’s Summit Elementary School: “We are learning how to mitigate between policy and trying to be as innovative as possible without breaking state laws.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Education Politics.

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” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Mystery Science partners with Google to bring eclipse glasse s to elementary school students.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

11 Ed Tech Developments from Educause Efficient, Useful Blue-Light LED Draws Nobel Prize in Physics Robotics Enters K-12 Classrooms Startup Builds on Wi-Fi Chips for Cheaper Llast Mile'' to Home Broadband Let Your Finger Do The Reading With This Great Device From MIT Media Lab Conversations Classroom 2.0 The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world.