Why Robotics Benefits Early Education

EdNews Daily

One of these new developments is the increased use of robots in everyday life––from vending machines to your automatic vacuum cleaner, all the way through to artificial intelligence and heavy machinery. Furthermore, the use of robotics in lessons encourages independent thinking in students.

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5 Robots may also be coming for radiologists, whose expertise diagnosing diseases through X-rays and MRIs is facing stiff competition from artificial intelligence.

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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 to Use Robots in Elementary Classrooms – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

Two years ago, my school obtained a grant from the Sphero Robotics company that brought 10 Sphero Robots to our school. However, this year, we expanded our use of robotics and acquired Ozobots, SPRKS, bb8s, and BeeBots. Here are four examples of how A.

eSchool News launches innovative Robotics Guide for educators

eSchool News

This first guide, the eSchool News Robotics Guide , offers expert insight on why robotics is quickly becoming a cornerstone of classroom instruction. In the guide, we take a look at resources to make robotics instruction a bit more manageable.

Science Interactive Group Acquires Another Company to Grow Its Lab Education Kits

Edsurge

In business, two companies may join to build a stronger foundation, winning new customers and offering more services to existing ones. At least, that’s the idea for Tim Loomer, CEO of science education holding company Science Interactive Group.

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

Edsurge

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.

?How Edtech Companies Are Getting a Foothold in the Classroom

Edsurge

An answer to that lies in the partnerships between companies and the schools they sell to. companies ranging from robotics to assessment tools showed up to share how they plan to bridge this gap. Here are some of the ways edtech companies say they are working with educators to create—and sell—products that succeed in the marketplace and the classroom. They provide insights, tips and stories of classroom product implementation to those curious about the company.

KinderLab Robotics Launches Four New Curriculum Guides

techlearning

(Waltham, MA) February 28, 2018 — KinderLab Robotics has expanded its KIBO™ curriculum suite by announcing four new Curriculum Guides. With the KIBO Sound Record/Playback Module , students record their own voice and KIBO plays back their recording to give their robot sound. Curriculum examples include programming KIBO to draw shapes and letters, create abstract artworks, and estimate distances by measuring the lines KIBO draws as it explores a cardboard town.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples.

Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE.

Leadership Lounge

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.

'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.

How Robotics Competitions Close the STEM Skills Gap and Build a Diverse Workforce

Edsurge

For nearly 30 years, the global non-profit FIRST has been getting kids hooked on science and technology through hands-on robotics competitions for grades K-12—complete with cheering crowds, adrenaline rushes and teams snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. FIRST president and former tech executive Don Bossi spoke with EdSurge about why robotics are the ideal gateway sport for budding innovators and how educators can get their students involved. Watch a video: This isn't a robot.

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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” 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.”

Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think

Edsurge

The robots are coming, and some of them are charming. That was my reaction on a recent visit to Singularity University, when I met two robots named Pris and Pepper. As a discrete example, think about our growing gig economy. It may be hard to imagine, but soon enough, major companies and organizations will soon house large networks of people but few employees. One striking example that the folks at SU mentioned was the work on gene editing that our laws in the U.S.

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

Hack Education

No doubt, today’s technology companies view students and schools as a largely untapped market. Technology companies – particularly those hawking aspirational, education-related products – have long viewed parents in a similar way. ” But Fast Company likes it.

How Humor and Storytelling Help Foster STEM Engagement

edWeb.net

One example is an anecdotal approach to teaching robot obstacle detection. Students can become guarded when learning a challenging topic such as robotics. Humor and storytelling meets robotics. Wonder Workshop is the creator of the Dash and Dot robots.

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7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, if you have a faucet in the bathroom that has a sensor, and you put in your hands, water comes out. That’s just an example of one of the SMART objects that we have all around us. So robots have motors, they have sensors, they can move around. So same as with a robot.

Authentic Audiences: Moving Beyond the Blog Post

Cycles of Learning

Keeping the above in mind, this is my first year teaching a robotics class in the curriculum and I wanted to institute the same blogging strategy. Unlike chemistry, my robotics class didn't show as much enthusiasm about the blogging process. When I asked one student why his answer was fascinating: "The stuff we make in Robotics class doesn't feel like school. Below are three student created examples from my Robotics class at Sonoma Academy.

Help Kids Learn to Code with Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

We have 3d printing, robot making, and all kinds of building going on. These Wonder Workshop robots make it easy to learn to code in my STEM lab. In moments they were driving the robots, adding attachments and playing the xylophone. Summer camps and robotics experiences.

How AI is changing special education

Neo LMS

This brings us to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the novel ways in which responsive, social robots have started playing a role in teaching ASD children social skills. Here are a few examples: Kaspar.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

For instance, Osso VR is a virtual reality technology company founded on the principle of training surgeons with real world skills that can be directly applied when in the operating room. Robot teachers.

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Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool

A Principal's Reflections

One can look at numerous companies and develop his or her conclusions. Take Uber and Airbnb for example. Olive Township School District in NJ, I saw one of the best examples of innovation in practice. What makes something innovative?

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Tell Your Students – These Professions are Hiring Big Time

EdNews Daily

Data science skills are the most challenging to recruit for and create massive headaches for companies if not filled. ROBOTICS. Previously, industrial robots were used almost exclusively for large assembly. Robots aren’t limited to industrial applications.

How to enhance students’ work-ready skills

Neo LMS

Robotic or holographic avatar designer. Robot operator. I have an example for a collaboration project that can promote this skill and was done by De La Salle University-Dasmariñas (Philippines) and Mt. I remember when I finished university a few years ago.

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Kid-Centric Schools: When There's a Will There's a Way

A Principal's Reflections

It is these examples that we can use to form the foundation as to where we eventually want to move towards. Marine robotics lab (M.A.T.E. Not only do the kids develop robots that have received national acclaim, but they also create marketing and branding for their creations.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

For example, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls not only empathize intellect but also social skills in their mission statement. Examples are STEM, PBL, Inquiry-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary, and Base Learning.

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Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

So, for example, if there’s a math concept and you can bring in geometry shapes, creating artwork that uses the concepts, fractions, all the time observing proportions, and point out how much math they’re using in art, just by making the art.

The Maker Movement In Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Students in many schools are now routinely engaged in constructing robotic-based equipment that works with devices like Raspberry Pi and, in so doing, are truly exemplifying what it means to be living as a creative 21 st century learner.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, we use in my 8th-grade science class Book Creator for students to develop everything from science lab reports to personal studies that they do — like individual investigations — and even just topic research. Now, do you use robots? What about robotics?

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

The goal is to merge engineering and design research happening at the city’s universities with resources and opportunities from the media and technology industry—to develop new prototypes, explore applied R&D projects, launch new companies and encourage the latest thinking.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, when a student scanned their card to get on the bus, a parent could receive a text message. The popular game Pokemon Go is an example of an augmented reality game. In the movie, moviegoers often see the world through “the terminator” robot’s vision.

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

The Christensen Institute

For companies, the tight labor market has made hiring for in-demand skills a big challenge, so quantifying and closing skills gaps is a growing priority for most L&D leaders and the data proves that out. We also recently acquired a company called Glint , a leader in employee engagement.

6 Tips for making the most of ed tech exhibitions

Neo LMS

Not to mention 3D printing, AR and robots! For example, a goal can be to: “Spend one hour less each time I grade papers by using an online grading tool”. For example, What are the top three new features that you plan to add in future?

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

So for example, if you know that you want to try this new initiative or this new strategy in your classroom, and you see in May… in May we would have reached this goal. We’re going to have girls in this robotics club.

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