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4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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How AI is Changing Writing: Check out Robot Don

Ask a Tech Teacher

It brings the best of today’s AI functions to classroom writing programs. Nowadays, Artificial Intelligence is becoming more and more accepted in classrooms all over the world. What does Robot Don bring to the table?

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics. Classrooms are dynamically impacted by the dual forces of technological evolution and student expectation. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how education robotics companies are invigorating K–12 learning.

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. Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide.

Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

techlearning

Here’s a roundup of today’s top edtech trends: 1 1:1 Devices —This trend seems to continue to expand. 2 Mobile Devices —Mobile devices in education can be controversial. 3 Wearable Technology —Wearable technology is an up-and-coming trend in edtech.

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Great K-12 robotics apps for users of all abilities

eSchool News

K-12 robotics is having more than a moment–it’s on its way to establishing itself as a necessary component of a 21st-century education. While it can seem overwhelming, it’s not as hard to incorporate K-12 robotics into your classroom.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Wearables are in education. To be sure, wearable technologies have many uses in the classroom an in our world. Given that research predicts a 46% growth of wearables in education between now and 2020, we all need to understand them. Education How to Guides.

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Schools Must Support Educators While Keeping Tabs on Tech Trends

EdTech Magazine

Schools Must Support Educators While Keeping Tabs on Tech Trends. While connected devices are an important part of modern learning environments, audiovisual equipment and even classroom furniture are also essential to creating spaces that are conducive to teaching that focuses on future-ready skills. Leaders should also follow key trends to be prepared for what's coming next. meghan.bogardu…. Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:36.

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What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom. It starts with a game of Robot Turtles, a board game by Thinkfun that’s being used at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, Ill., The game serves as an on-ramp for students, introducing technology into their educational journeys. Within HWS and District 36’s other four schools, this is the first step of a journey that will touch on coding and robotics at each grade level.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

What’s hot in education technology? And this means that more classroom solutions are entering the market than ever before. What’s the balance between investing in the latest trend and following your school’s charter, vision – your North Star? Department of Education.

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Why making, coding, and online learning are the real trends to watch

eSchool News

Take a casual flip through this year’s trend-predicting Horizon Report, released today, and you’ll find plenty to get excited about. Panelists then narrow them down to just 18 in various stages of gestation: six trends, six challenges, and six so-called important developments.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018. The classroom of the future isn’t far from becoming a reality in 2018. With all of these technologies populating classrooms this year, it is also more integral than ever that educators instill students with the tenets of digital citizenship.

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How to use design thinking in the classroom

Neo LMS

Design Thinking: The phrase has become ubiquitous at education conferences and during professional development. With the rebellion against standardized tests and “one-size-fits-all” schools, design thinking has become, for some, the antidote to the industrialization of education.

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Moving from Teaching STEM to Doing STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Getting kids engaged and excited about learning in the STEM Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Robin’s transparency encourages all of us to a new model of learning in the STEM classroom.

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Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if their teacher can’t)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

STEM has become easier to explore in the classroom thanks to makerspaces and Genius Hour –more and more kids are learning how to engineer, create, and experiment with new technology and engineering. It’s a real, moving robot that can dance, sing, and respond to voice commands.

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

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators understand the importance of being in touch with the latest trends in ed tech. 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.

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Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if YOU don’t know how yet)

The Cornerstone for Teachers

STEM has become easier to explore in the classroom thanks to makerspaces and Genius Hour –more and more kids are learning how to engineer, create, and experiment with new technology and engineering. It’s a real, moving robot that can dance, sing, and respond to voice commands.

The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

MindShift

Every year for the past 15 years the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) have been taking the pulse of where education technology stands among K-12 educators. Trends affecting the adoption of technology in schools. TRENDS.

Five Things You Don’t Know About Cloud Computing and Education

Edsurge

Over the last decade, we’ve seen educational institutions—from K-12 schools to colleges and universities—make tremendous strides in seizing the opportunities that modern technologies provide. Here are the top five ways that the cloud is changing education today; many of them may surprise you.

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

Edsurge

On the floor of the ISTE conference, it’s easy to meet educators and administrators from all over the country (and the world at large). But while EdSurge paced the ISTE floor on June 25-28 in San Antonio, Texas, we decided to ask a slightly different question: What edtech trends, products, and buzzwords do you wish would retire—for good? From “blended learning” to digital worksheets, below are a collection of comments from ten educators about their biggest edtech pet peeves.

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. Much of what Meeker says in this year’s report about education is placed under her category “gaming.” Is this really a trend?

The Education of an Android Teacher

Edsurge

She’s the namesake of Maria, a destructive robot character from the 1927 silent film “Metropolis.” And when she does, the professor requests that they not ask her the question that springs so easily to people’s minds when they encounter a robot: Will you take over the world?

How ‘Learning Engineering’ Hopes to Speed Up Education

Edsurge

And while many educators believe that word problems in math class are tougher for students to grasp than ones with mathematical notation, research shows that the opposite is true. A substantial part of the nation’s resources are being devoted to higher education,” Simon said.

Will AI really transform education?

The Hechinger Report

For all the talk about how artificial intelligence could transform what happens in the classroom, AI hasn’t yet lived up the hype. Higher Education. I don’t want that to happen in education yet again.” It enables children to use artificial intelligence to train and build robots.

Google, DonorsChoose Partner to Fund Culturally Responsive Classroom Materials

Edsurge

That upward trend has continued: Since 2016, such requests have increased 117 percent. classrooms. as they build out more inclusive classrooms for diverse learners.” There is power in students seeing themselves in their classrooms,” Wondwossen said. “It’s

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The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Today he reflects on the implications for educators and how he’s talking about the Cambridge Analytica scandal with other educators. The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. Vicki: I think that it’s important for us educators to remember that nothing is free.

4 exciting trends that will define the 2018 education industry

eSchool News

This makes looking ahead at 2018 exciting because there is so much opportunity for districts and educators to elevate their curriculum with innovation right at their fingertips. Considering how robots could replace 38 percent of jobs in the U.S.

The One Present I Wish Parents Would Give My Students

The CoolCatTeacher

This post is written as part of Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for Education. Four perfect examples of students who have gotten this type of gift were in my classroom today. Hands-on makers might like robots, a subscription to Make Magazine, or something to build.

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

Edsurge

One overused catchphrase in education is that learning should be “student-centered.” 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. Especially if those students are teens, within sight of leaving K-12 and moving into higher education.

Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Back at ALA Midwinter, I was honored to present on LITA’s Top Tech Trends panel , with fellow panelists Kate Tkacik, Suzanne Wulf, Becky Yoose, James Neal and Cynthia Dudenhoffer. Each of us was initially assigned two trends to explore and discuss.

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

Hack Education

I will not be assigning penance today – although as a scholar of history and culture, I do want you (all of us, really) to think about what we’ve done; to think about what we’ve said; to think about the stories we tell about the future of technology and education.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Sylvia does a fantastic job of helping us understand the drawbacks, possibilities, and essential nature of tinkering in the classroom. Hummingbird Robotics Kit. Other Links from this author: Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering the Classroom [link].

Student ed tech entrepreneurs argue they know what classrooms need

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. The majority of educational technology is designed for student use.

The Unexpected Benefit of Differentiation? Student Happiness

Edsurge

In a candid chat, Mobley shares how embracing technology to personalize instruction and teaching with compassion helps students achieve success and find happiness, in the classroom and beyond. Common Sense Education. With 18 students in my classroom, I really have 18 different levels.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

From ancient gurukuls to blackboards to Virtual Reality headsets, the way education has been imparted has transformed drastically over the last few decades. Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector.