Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

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It shows that clearly, EdTech is becoming an integral part of our classroom learning. Read more: How can teachers use VR in the classroom? Technology has the potential to further transform the way we learn, as is apparent by the advancements in robotics and its use in classrooms.

Looking for a Class Robot? Try Robo Wunderkind

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There are a lot of options if you want to bring programmable robots to your classroom. It is a build-a-robot kit designed to introduce children ages six and up to coding and robotics as well as the fun of problem-solving and creative thinking. Who will love this robot.

Get Kids into STEM by Starting a Robotics Program at Your School

Where Learning Clicks

STEM education helps students understand the world around them, from the natural world of plants and animals, to computers and tablets, to balancing checkbooks and beyond. The post Get Kids into STEM by Starting a Robotics Program at Your School appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Sphero SPRK Hard Fun, Learning with Robots by @SamPatue

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In August my favorite robot maker relaunched Sphero SPRK, with a new app and a special SPRK edition robot, optimized for education. The Robot: This is the good old Sphero 2 with an “invisible jet” makeover.

Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code

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Now that you’ve engaged your students with awesome Hour of Code fun, I’m thrilled to introduce the incredible Root Robotics for going far beyond the hour! Root’s a versatile, engaging robotics and coding program that grows with students from pre-K up through grade 12.

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life

EdTech Magazine

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life. Josh Stumpenhorst got hooked on robotics three years ago when his son showed him the Sphero BB-8, a baseball-sized, self-propelled robot based on the Star Wars droid.

KinderLab Robotics Announces New KIBO Guidebook

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KinderLab Robotics today expanded its KIBO™ curriculum suite by introducing KIBO Activity Center Guidebook : Activities and Setup Recommendations for a KIBO Activity Center. KIBO Shape Search: Exploring geometry, students program KIBO to draw shapes they find in the classroom.

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

EdTechTeacher

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.

How a telepresence robot is changing some classrooms

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A new technology enables both interactive communication and observation capabilities with a telepresence robot platform. Educators and students are exploring a new way to remotely observe and interact with colleagues and peers with a telepresence robot that enables face-to-face communication.

Cat Ears and Robot Friends: What Japan’s Educational Future Could Include

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What happens when that creativity is applied to the classroom? At a morning session on Sunday, Kentaro Yoshifuji, CEO of Ory Lab , shared how a robot his company has developed is helping people with disabilities connect with friends, family and teachers when it’s difficult or near impossible for them to be physically present with peers. Robots don’t generally elicit warm, friendly emotions. And Ory Lab’s robots are operated by a human—not pre-programmed commands.

Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

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Coding, robotics, and experimentation–integral pieces of STEM–give students the best start possible to the rest of their lives. Ward’s Science is known to its customers and the industry as the complete solution for materials supporting classroom science subjects.

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KinderLab Robotics Announces New KIBO Guidebook to Enhance STEAM Education

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(Waltham, MA) August 28, 2018 – KinderLab Robotics today expanded its KIBO™ curriculum suite by introducing KIBO Activity Center Guidebook : Activities and Setup Recommendations for a KIBO Activity Center. This KIBO Activity Center Guidebook helps teachers create a robotics center.

Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE.

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Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE. Robotic teaching assistants are being deployed into autism centres in the UAE to help children learn faster and better. Robotic teaching assistants are changing the way the kids are taught.

Where Would a Robot Fit in my Curriculum?

My Paperless Classroom

I will admit that when I see something interesting like a robot, a puppet, or a quadricopter, I begin to wonder “How could I use that as a teaching tool?” I am still up in the air about what I can teach using a quadricopter, but I am inviting you to think about robots in your curriculum.

Makerspaces go digital: 6 options for the blended classroom

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Makerspaces are a wonderfully interactive, highly creative and increasingly valued part of classrooms in the technology age. Read more: Top 7 education apps for the classroom. The post Makerspaces go digital: 6 options for the blended classroom appeared first on NEO BLOG.

Cloud-Based 3D Printing Platform Supports New Classroom iPad

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MakerBot announces that its cloud-based 3D printing platform My Makerbot is compatible with Apple's new classroom iPad. “As News Ed Tech Ticker Robotics edtech

Bing In The Classroom

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The folks over at Microsoft have launched their Bing In The Classroom Initiative with the hopes of helping students be better searchers of information and build a foundation of good digital literacy skills. Take some time and check out the entire Bing In The Classroom initiative.

Teachscape now works with the Swivl robot for PD

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Our partnership with Swivl further advances this goal by providing educators at all levels – from teaching candidates to experienced educators – with better video of their own classroom practices so that they can engage in more meaningful self-reflection and evidence-based professional development.”.

Guest post: How to Help Your Children Achieve Success in the Classroom with Balance

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In order to help your child achieve excellence in the classroom and in life, embrace your role as their first teacher. Many schools use tablets, smartboards and other types of tech products to teach lessons. You can download children’s apps that teach everything from HTML and coding to building robots. education classroom edtech teachers teachingIf you want your child to become successful in life, it’s up to you to set the foundation.

Privacy and Security Evaluation of the Anki Vector Robot

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Software The Vector Robot mobile application launches with a welcome screen. To connect the Vector device to the Vector Robot app, the user must turn on Bluetooth. The Vector Robot app provides a simple status screen with helpful recommendations of voice commands to use. Amazon Alexa The Vector Robot was updated to support Amazon Alexa that can be activated from the main app launch screen.

Privacy and Security Evaluation of the Anki Vector Robot

Graphite Blog

Software The Vector Robot mobile application launches with a welcome screen. To connect the Vector device to the Vector Robot app, the user must turn on Bluetooth. The Vector Robot app provides a simple status screen with helpful recommendations of voice commands to use. Amazon Alexa The Vector Robot was updated to support Amazon Alexa that can be activated from the main app launch screen.

Pains and Gains – A VR Story in the Classroom

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VR in the classroom is a hot topic these days, fresh on the lips of enthusiastic instructors and neophyte teachers alike. Is that direction, a teacher-centric, teacher-lead model of classroom usage, the right way to go? The teacher of today has been bombarded with a slew of “new tech” in the past two decades, ranging from PC’s in the classroom to tablets, robotics, coding programs and so on.

Acer Announces Alliance With Wonder Workshop

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Acer America today announced an alliance with Wonder Workshop to deliver STEAM bundles in the United States that teach K-8 students coding, robotics and computer science as part of their STEAM initiatives. Coding News Robotics Steam Ed Tech Ticker

Here Is What the Right Tools for Mixed Reality in the Classroom Look Like

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Here Is What the Right Tools for Mixed Reality in the Classroom Look Like. In K–12, educators have found ways to use augmented and virtual reality to enhance and support deeper learning in the classroom. MORE FROM EDTECH: Mixed reality brings new life to the K–12 classroom.

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CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

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Our big idea is aligning the sweet spot of learning, the dynamic Ah Ha moment, the engagement provided utilizing Breakout EDU, & NGSS standards focusing on Ag in the Classroom. Bringing our world impact into the classroom with Breakout EDU will keep us in that sweet spot of learning.

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How AI is changing special education

Neo LMS

These challenges translate into difficulties in the classroom. Managing anxiety and stress for ASD students in the classroom is an entire sub-topic of its own, and there are many great tools that can help, like The Incredible 5-point Scale.

No Begging Required: Teachers Share 5 Creative Ways to Fund Classroom Technology

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She is not alone, as educators around the United States get ready to start the 2017-18 school year, supplies—particularly technology—can cost classrooms hundreds of thousands of dollars. Ellen Goodman Luckily for educators, there are ways to get tech tools into the classrooms that don’t involve panhandling. We interviewed a few creative teachers to get their advice on supplying classrooms without breaking the bank.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Coding in the Classroom

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Computer programs, also called "apps," can generally be run on a wide range of machines and devices, including computers, laptops, tablets, gaming consoles, and more. And Edutopia's Coding in the Classroom article also provides some guidance. What is coding? Why teach coding? Is coding relevant to non-STEM subjects? At what age can students learn coding? What do students need to know before taking coding? How do I get started teaching coding?

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few years, there has been a huge influx of education technology resources available to schools – from tablets and robotics, to online platforms and digital whiteboards. Students can also work on tablets linked to the front-of-classroom display.

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Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

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They use smartphones and tablets to solve maths problems, blog to develop their creative writing skills, build robots and learn how to code. They bring their smartphones into the classroom, and will use them whether schools ban them or not.

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Students Use Ed Tech to Further Their STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

While professional golfers drove their way down the green at the PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit, shouts from excited students could be heard coming from a large white tent where kids were hard at work building miniature robotic Lego golfers. They had to use robots to do it.

10 Ways to Tackle Back to School Like a Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

Right now, a little information on trends and classroom organization will help you improve your school year. So here, you’ll learn about some hot back to school trends and get some tips on using them in your classroom. Pro Classroom Tips. Use them in classroom activities.

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4 Ways to Integrate Media Literacy in the Classroom

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Below are a few framing ideas, planning tools, and media-literacy-infused project examples that can help you leverage this momentum, expand media-literacy education in your classrooms, and coordinate a media-literacy program schoolwide. Chances are you have ideas for a media-infused project or two, or for routine classroom activities that use computers or tablets. Subscribe to our weekly Digital Classroom newsletter

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

The initiative, called Verizon Innovative Learning, gives a tablet with data plan to every student and teacher in under-resourced middle schools. Time, she notes, is one of the biggest factors limiting the cultivation of creativity in the classroom. “We’re

Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

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Schools often have to address issues of equality and funding to ensure that all students, regardless of economic status, have access to a mobile device in the classroom so no one is disadvantaged. 6 RoboticsRobots will likely continue trending in the K–12 environment.

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