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They had a bee robot that they learned to program to better understand bee behaviors. Recent publications and projects include Navigating the Digital Shift, Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States, OER Case Studies: Implementation in Action, The Broadband Imperative and From Data to Information. At this stage of the edtech revolution, most educators are focused on using tech to enhance lessons rather than on the tech itself.

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Via Wired : “ Koch Brothers Are Cities’ New Obstacle to Building Broadband.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via NPR : “Hi, Robot : Adults, Children And The Uncanny Valley.” ” “A robot called Bina48 has successfully taken a course in the philosophy of love at Notre Dame de Namur University , in California,” Inside Higher Ed reports. (National) Education Politics. The GOP passed their tax plan.

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Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. IBM wants us to believe that Watson is incredibly powerful – powerful enough, even, to search 1000 OER. ” 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 eCampus News : “ Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “When the Teaching Assistant Is a Robot.” Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Providers Will Need Permission to Collect Private Data.” Presidential Campaign Politics. November 8 cannot come soon enough. Via Education Week ): “ Hillary Clinton Campaign Releases $500 Million Anti-Bullying Plan.”

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Edsurge runs with Trump’s promise to boost rural broadband like it’s a truth anyone can count on. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via Edsurge : “Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Last year Achieving the Dream began a $9.8-million project to use open educational resources (OER) to create degree programs at 38 community colleges. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via Education Week : “ FCC Revokes Decision Allowing Companies to Provide Low-Income Families With Subsidized Broadband.” “Does Open Pedagogy require OER ?” ” 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.” Education Politics.

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Edsurge on the business of OER. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. ” 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 Edsurge : “OER Pioneer David Wiley Predicts All Community Colleges Will Dump Traditional Textbooks By 2024.” 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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