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Yaskawa America, Inc., Motoman Robotics Division Sponsors 2018-2019 Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions

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Motoman Robotics Division (Yaskawa Motoman), has committed to being a major sponsor of the 2018-2019 Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), happening in 14 states across the United States. Motoman Robotics Division. “We is a leading robotics company in the Americas.

Coursera Co-Founder Andrew Ng Wants to Bring ‘AI to Everyone’ in Latest Course

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In popular culture, artificial intelligence is used to describe anything from product recommendations to self-driving cars and futuristic robotic overlords. With such broad interpretations of AI, Andrew Ng wants to simply things for the average person in a new course called AI for Everyone. Lessons will include how to select AI projects, as well as how to work with and manage AI teams within companies. He left the company in 2014.) Several of the courses Deeplearning.ai

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

This isn’t simply a matter of “ robots are coming for your jobs.” This narrative – robots are coming for your jobs (and your kids’ jobs) – involves tasking schools with retooling so they can better train students for “ the jobs of the future ,” although to a certain extent, workforce preparation has always been what (part of) the education system has been expected to do. Helicopter Robots. ” Robots Raising Children.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. ” That’s because the stories told this year to keep us hustling and to keep up imagining a certain kind of future are almost all about robots. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

December 15 University of New Hampshire to Host the State Finals forState’s Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

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On December 15, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) will host the finals of the state’s Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), being held by the New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) and the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation ( ISCEF ).

The future of LinkedIn Learning and the link between education and work

The Christensen Institute

On the content side, we added 3,200 courses in 2018 alone, and we publish about 60 new courses a week, bringing the total portfolio to over 13,000 business, technology, and creative courses. We also recently acquired a company called Glint , a leader in employee engagement.

How to Prepare Students for Jobs in the Self-Driving-Car-Industry

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There’s a misconception that there’s such a thing as ‘self-driving car technology,’” says Sudha Jamthe, who designed and teaches the first autonomous vehicles business course for Stanford University’s Continuing Studies program. What people in this industry are looking for depends a lot on the company,” Wyglinski says. There are the Teslas, Waymos and Ubers of the world—companies looking to get self-driving vehicles on the road in two or three years.

6 Tips for making the most of ed tech exhibitions

Neo LMS

Not to mention 3D printing, AR and robots! Does the conference meet your school’s ed tech goals? The same principle applies to the exhibition area, where thousands of companies, NGOs and other institutions will be competing for your attention.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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CAROLINA BIOLOGICAL SUPPLY COMPANY BUILDING BLOCKS OF SCIENCE 3D ( www.carolina.com/help/pressreleases/2018/building-blocks-of-science-3d ) Carolina Biological Supply Company launched the new Building Blocks of Science 3D hands-on unit kits for students in grades K to 5.

Going to School, Running a Startup: When Students Build Their Own Edtech

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For teenagers, the company’s collaborative study sets and competitive vocab games often feel more like a fun social experience than a study tool. Sidharth Anantha, founder of Kybyte and Seeing the Blind While running Kybte, Anantha used his love of robotics to create Seeing for the Blind.

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?Making A New Era: How A High-Tech Facility Is Shifting Students’ Mindset Around Manufacturing

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The multi-million-dollar facility is stocked with today’s most advanced manufacturing equipment ranging from steel 3D printers to precision cutters to collaborative robotics that work alongside humans on the factory floor. Students who enroll in programs at CMI can walk away with an associate degree or certificate training in industrial automation, robotics, mechatronics, engineering design, project management and much more.

The future includes good (human) teachers

The Hechinger Report

– China’s state-controlled news broadcasters have long been considered somewhat robotic in their daily recitation of pro-government propaganda, and a pair of new presenters will do little to dispel that view.

Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

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Meeuwse says she loves using this form of game education with her little ones because “it incorporates both technology and tangible objects to meet the diverse sensory learning needs of my students.”. Game #4 – Sphero the Robot. View the Full Course Catalog at ettsummer.org.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

Her talent won her an internship with a company in Atlanta (she telecommuted as a sophomore and junior in high school.) When students meet a problem that they can’t Google, they must venture forth with teamwork, creativity, and tenacity — all things that they need to be successful.

This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?

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A couple decades later, tractors were assembled here for Caterpillar, the construction machinery company. They have been working with local governments and tech companies to design solutions to problems such as homelessness, water conservation and clean energy. SAN LEANDRO, Calif. —

Want to Organize Your Digital Assets?

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Online courses. Project based hybrids, such as software to run a robot, science instruments, and calculators . Consider as well that good ed-tech companies will utilize conferences to announce improvements for their tools and train teachers on their use. By LeiLani Cauthen. .

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The Flipped Hiring Revolution

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America has always struggled to meet this ideal, of course. Automation, in the form of AI (artificial intelligence) and RPA (robotic process automation), is the primary driver. New entrants as well as existing companies are providing new talent on a try-before-you-buy basis. These models take different forms: staffing businesses with temp-to-perm products; apprenticeship service providers; business services companies with “outsourced apprenticeship” programs.

Coding outside the lines: CoderDojos get kids psyched about programming by turning them loose

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Skye Morishita working on the robot she programmed at a recent CoderDojo session in Boston. On a recent Saturday, a squad of Lego robots fitted with markers limped, hopped and spun dizzily across the table.

ISTE 2016: Educational Equity, Lifelong Learning, and a Simpler Approach to Edtech

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At the end of June, eSpark joined the thousands of district and edtech leaders headed to Denver, CO to meet innovative educators and discuss the current state of technology in schools. Over the course of the week, three themes dominated the conversation.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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In addition, Alma will continue to provide its own set of robust reporting tools to meet many needs and budgets. This follows the company’s recent integrations with Canvas and Schoology and its OneRoster alignment. Registration for the course began November 1, 2017.

Alaska schools pay a price for the nation’s slowest internet, but change is coming

The Hechinger Report

The great irony is that the multimillion-dollar cable was planted in the Arctic by an Anchorage-based telecommunications company thanks, in large part, to global warming. Related: Most students go to a school that meets federal standards for internet speed.

How Middle School Obsessions Can Shape Career Paths.

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I lived in a small town and didn’t know how I was going to meet him. I was driven by the desire to meet the band. I was driven by my end goal of meeting Zac Hanson and I was completing tasks along the way to help me accomplish that goal. At one of our meetings, there was an “aha” moment when we realized that we all had passions when we were younger—just like our students today.

The 2018 EdSurde Annual Special: Surgecoin, EduWands and Other News Not Fit for Print

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But some companies are jumping the gun. Below are the finest collection of stories you’ll never see on any other day, and which have been brewing in our heads over the course of 2018 in between too many cups of coffee, indecipherable email pitches, 1:1 meetings, product sprints and the occasional but unavoidable sparring on Twitter. No courses. Tragedy struck this week, however, when one robot toppled overboard. Company leaders promise (fingers crossed!)

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8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

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And of course, only a small fraction of the world's teachers get the luxury of going to ISTE and seeing the expo. With a camera pointed at a map showing the location of Kai's Clan robots, students can work together using Blockly or JavaScript to solve challenges in real time.

College Prep: The Often Winding Road for Parents, Students and High Schools

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Meet the career and college-planning app, Schoold.co. Government can garnish wages and withhold tax refunds to meet student loan debt requirements. By Robyn D. Shulman. You can now hold the future in your hand before this phrase comes to life.

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

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Not quite enough time for our robot overlords to overtake us, but both distant and soon enough to make us wonder. million new students have been connected to high-speed access since 2013, and 98 percent of school districts now meet the Federal Communications Commission’s 100 kpbs/student goal for internet access, there remain 2.3 This Chrome OS share, of course, has made Microsoft angry. Of course, a lot can upend even a three-year forecast.

WHAT’S NEW

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BENCHMARK EDUCATION COMPANY ADVANCEALL ( benchmarkeducation.com ) Benchmark Education Company (BEC) released Advance ALL, a new series motivating students to read with literary and informational reading text sets.

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Is Creativity a Skill?

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From personal experience, the most creative moments rarely happen on a conference call, in a meeting, or with sharpies, sticky notes and a whiteboard. Of course, not all creative ideas are good ones.) Creativity also separates us from machines or robots. Are you creative?

This Administrator Helped Shape Tech at Colleges For More Than 40 Years. Here’s His Outlook on What’s Next.

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I got into the dual course of doing philosophy and technology. In the interim, I had the rare opportunity to meet and become friends with Steve Jobs. How did you meet Steve Jobs? I was charged to create a meeting that would bring together the top colleges and universities in the country—15 or 20 of them—with folks from Silicon Valley who would be in the best position to create such a machine, and market it to higher ed.

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

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When I tweeted out the picture I took with Olivia, it also sparked the discussion of bringing Olivia to Iowa to meet with Iowa’s teacher librarians. It has always been the case that companies that play nicely with others win. ISTE both thrills and overwhelms me.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Of course, Dick DeVos also works for Trump in a way – or at least, he’s now on an FAA civilian panel. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ DeVry Parent Company Makes Pledges to Students.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Chalkbeat investigates the Indiana Virtual School : “As students signed up, online school hired barely any teachers – but founder’s company charged it millions.” ” Of course he did.

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Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018

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As HR Tech buyers the future, we are told, will be full of AI and robots doing our jobs for us, freeing us up to do other things. A community of practice with over 1000 members in a range of companies ranging from 5 to 166,000 people strong. Average respondent’s company size.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The Washington Post : “ DeVos rejects invitation to meet with former for-profit college students.” Via the AP: “A new federal lawsuit by Pennsylvania ’s attorney general says the nation’s largest student loan company engaged in abusive practices that have cost borrowers billions of dollars.” ” The largest student loan company is Navient. She’s an investor in a company that targets that group.)

Hack Education Weekly News

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From the Coursera blog : “Announcing ‘ AI for Everyone ’: a new course from deeplearning.ai is the new company of Andrew Ng , Coursera’s co-founder.) ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Meet the New Mega-University.” ” Via Education Week : “ FUNecole : Social-Emotional Learning Meets Computer Science and Digital Literacy.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

The massive experiment in New Orleans schools that few have noticed

The Hechinger Report

Good teachers, of course, have always personalized lessons based on their students’ needs. What’s different about the trend today is that educational technology companies are eagerly marketing software under the “personalized learning” label.