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How Do We Get More Girls Into STEM? Build Confidence (and Robots)

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In fact, a recent study found that investors may even prefer companies with more women in the workforce. Although many organizations and companies are making strides toward solutions for this society-wide concern, improvements just aren’t coming fast enough.

How Humor and Storytelling Help Foster STEM Engagement

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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. This edWebinar was sponsored by Wonder Workshop.

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K-12 Educators and Administrators: Share Your Ed-tech Pilot Approach

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Digital Promise will award up to ten school or district leaders who submit a response by March 27 with a $1,000 stipend for a trip to San Francisco, including workshops with leading software companies, in partnership with the Education Technology Industry Network.

This STEM-focused district hands out paychecks along with report cards

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A robot built by students to research endangered frogs in Lake Titicaca, in Peru, being tested in June, 2016, by Lindsey Hamblin (left), then a Skyline High School senior, and Callie Meyers, then a Skyline junior. The district has rejected proposals for not meeting these goals, Quinones added.

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

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the Ergobot to teach both Forces & Motion and Programming & Robotics. in a robotics and programming application (with PASCO’s ErgoBot). Training and Workshops. This includes videos, free live online training, customized webinars, and onsite workshops. They meet NGSS standards and work within Google Classroom and most LMSs. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

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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.

Your Syllabus to SXSW EDU 2019 (and Where to Find Us!)

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EdSurge Sessions In between hearty servings of Tex-Mex and meat, won’t you have time to stop by and meet? Where School Safety, Security, & Surveillance Meet Happy hour will have to wait, as we kick our sessions off with a sobering and important conversation that warrants your attention. Companies include an AI robot, student incubator and a startup called Pie for Providers.

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.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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ADVANCED & MEASURED PROGRESS ( www.advanc-ed.org ) & ( www.measuredprogress.org ) Measured Progress and AdvancED will join forces to form a unique and far-reaching nonprofit educational company focused on data-driven tools for school improvement. has joined the ENA family of companies.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The company alleges in a lawsuit, which became public on Monday, that the Education Department’s process for selecting companies for its new loan servicing platform has been unfair and violated federal procurement rules.” ” Via Texas Monthly : “Meet the Women Whose Persistence Made Texas A&M Change Its Sexual Assault Policies.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Edsurge : “What Robots Can Teach Us About Being Human.”

Leadership Roundtable: Digital Equity

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The district is remote, with only a local Internet company to service families in town. We offer tech summer camps at no charge for students, such as robotics and coding, starting at pre-K. At the monthly T&L Leader Hangout, district leaders gathered for an online roundtable.

Three Career Paths for Educational Innovators—How to Get There and Where the Jobs Are

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STEAM-based learning emphasizes both hands-on and digital experiences with engineering, art, game design, prototyping in makerspaces, authoring, robotics, and much more. I treated my classroom like a business by investing in long-term purchases, I made an investment in my company.”. We partner with over 75 organizations to ensure our students have internship options that meets their needs.

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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Five-year olds and laser cutters—perfect together? Welcome to the first early childhood fab lab

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Related: Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code? Public workshops like the wind-resistant building challenge fall somewhere in the middle of the touch depth spectrum. Typically, these one-time, 90-minute workshop sessions max out at 15 kids who are preregistered online.

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” Via NPR : “Meet Jin Park , The First DACA Recipient Awarded A Rhodes Scholarship.” There’s more MOOC news down in the “labor and management” section below, perhaps prompting another question that Edsurge doesn’t think to ask: “How viable are these companies that are being used to outsource and privatize online higher education?” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. The company has raised $16.6

The massive experiment in New Orleans schools that few have noticed

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What’s different about the trend today is that educational technology companies are eagerly marketing software under the “personalized learning” label. It also invested in software like ST Math and the reading program Lexia, created by the Rosetta Stone company.

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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.” The Australian company provides courses for schools that decide to outsource their educational services. From tech companies, I guess?

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” More details: “The 66-year-old Caraway, who has also served as the city’s interim mayor, admitted to accepting $450,000 in bribes and kickbacks from two key figures in the scandal that last year brought down the school bus agency Dallas County Schools ; Bob Leonard, who owned the stop-arm camera company that took millions from DCS; and Slater Swartwood Sr., Via The Atlantic : “ School-Security Companies Are Thriving in the Era of Mass Shootings.”

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” Protestors were outside the meeting in force. ” The Kenyan Ministry of Education says that the Bridge International Academies are not complying with the country’s laws, and the company, which runs chains of schools across the developing world, has not received approval for its curriculum. This coding bootcamp was acquired by the University of Phoenix’s parent company, Apollo Education Group , in 2015. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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From the Department of Education press release : “ Federal Commission on School Safety Meeting to Focus on the Effects of Entertainment , Media , Cyberbullying and Social Media on Violence and Student Safety.” Speaking of pseudoscientific products, Education Week reports that “ DeVos -Supported ‘Brain-Performance’ Company Loses Appeal Over Misleading Advertising.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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” Palantir is the data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel and funded in part by the CIA. Another tech company ready and willing to support Trump: IBM. If you know the history of this company , it’s a rather frightening gesture. “ Apple to offer free ‘ Hour of Code ’ workshops for full week,” says Techcrunch. ” “ Robot Takeover of Higher Ed Hits a Snag,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

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Via Edsurge : “As LinkedIn ’s Video Library Grows, Company Says It Has No Plans to Compete With Colleges.” Via The New York Times : “ Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students.” That’s despite privacy concerns about the company. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via Techcrunch : “ Sesame Workshop and IBM team up to test a new A.I.-powered The “personalized learning” company has raised $6.8

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Breaking with longstanding tradition – through Democratic and Republican administrations – President Trump will not host a meeting with this year’s American Nobel laureates.” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Frustrated with the slow resolution of loan forgiveness claims at the Department of Education, two borrowers have filed a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and loan servicing company Navient in federal court.”

I have a confession.

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Students engage in writing workshops, do some peer review, have mini-conferences with the teacher, write a draft, revise the draft, and hand it in. And if I was such a fantastic editor, wouldn''t I be working for a publishing company? Don''t just be a robot following commands. I have a horrible confession to make. I''m totally ashamed. As a HS English teacher, this is really bad. really really bad. Totally horrible. and i''m not using hyperbole.

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Events + News - #TLChat LIVE! - NMC Preview - Students in Charge - iSchool Initiative

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For the 2015 NMC Summer Conference Preview of the NMC On the Horizon series on April 14th, we''re highlighting the 2015 NMC Summer Conference with a range of keynote, featured session, Idea Lab, and preconference workshop panelists.