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

Edsurge

How can we prepare a generation of students to adapt and evolve, learn (and un-learn), in an era where technological advances are transforming the world of work, traditional educational pathways are under fire—and the half-life of skills hovers around five years ? For the first time, many students are learning in classrooms equipped with access to broadband internet and mobile computing devices. Education Technology 21st Century Skills Technology in School

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Blatantly audible complaints by employees (“We have ‘this new system…’”) made it clear staff were neither trained adequately nor on board with the new technology. So many headlines focus on automation, robots, artificial intelligence, and the looming loss of jobs.

Will a new batch of licenses help rural students get online?

The Hechinger Report

Shawn Caine, who teaches technology at Panguitch High School in Garfield County, Utah, lets students who don’t have adequate home internet service get online in her classroom before and after school. Tom Rolfes, education IT manager for the Nebraska Information Technology Commission.

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

Edsurge

But what if we took that to its logical conclusion and also made it the goal of our education technology predictions? We’d need to consider not just what technology products students are exposed to in the classroom, but also across the rest of their lives. Not quite enough time for our robot overlords to overtake us, but both distant and soon enough to make us wonder. This means they know a K-12 where the promise of mobile 1:1 school computing is becoming a reality.

The Next Big Trends in #EdTech from @ISTE CEO Richard Culatta at #ISTE19

The Innovative Educator

Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) helps us by sharing what the organization sees as the next big trends. SCREAM stands for science, computing, robotics, engineering, artificial intelligence, and math.

What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

Hack Education

This year, the Horizon Report’s Higher Education Edition does include graphics with some historical data, demonstrating how some technologies and topics appear and reappear and how some simply disappear altogether from the horizon. Adaptive Learning Technologies. Mobile Learning.

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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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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.” “As lawsuits mount over access to learning technologies for people with disabilities , universities consider banding together to share accessibility reviews of vendor products,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ FCC Delays Are Keeping Broadband From Rural School Kids,” says Wired. ” From GeekWire : “For investors, the future of education technology is now the workplace.” ” Via The Washington Post : “Battle over college course material is a textbook example of technological change.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Multichannel News : “Trayvon Martin Attorney Parks Targets AT&T Over Alleged Broadband Redlining.” Via Campus Technology : “ Pearson Expands Textbook Rental Program.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via CNBC : “Google exec, Mark Cuban agree that these college majors are the most robot-resistant.” ” Learn-to-code toy Ozobots is launching Spiderman and Guardians of the Galaxy branded robots.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. The Global Times reporting from China : “Schools adopt VR , among other technologies, to instill correct ideology in students.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Eleanor Roosevelt The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. link] Digital Wish : Two new videos - The Importance of Technology in American Schools and The Need for a Shift to Mobile.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

AIR was established in order to address the critical need for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and training at school level in Ghana. Thursday, October 23rd at 3pm ISTE Webinar: Developing Your Mobile Learning Landscape , This webinar will introduce a powerful new professional learning experience for teachers, tech coaches, and administrators who are interested in bringing their school up to digital age standards.