How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics. McKinsey & Company notes that Gen Z is composed of digital natives who prioritize unique identity and are rooted in the “search for the truth.” . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how education robotics companies are invigorating K–12 learning.

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. Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians.

Companies Partner to Launch “Be a Maker”Programming Companion App

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launch of Be a Maker, a new mobile application that teaches children how to code by allowing them to program their Jibo robot. Be a Maker was developed in partnership with everis, an NTT DATA company, and is a part of the organization’s CLOQQ initiative. Jibo, Inc.

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.

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.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics

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This post is about a pair of brothers and their inspiration approach to educating the world in the realm of robotics using a low-cost way that “up-cycles” existing everyday materials to build their creations. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in.

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.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for the mBot™ Robot to Teach Coding and Robotics

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Students can use the mBot robot and Vernier-created activities to master introductory coding and programming skills through hands-on, standards-aligned learning. “To Each mBot robot comes equipped with line-following and range-detecting sensors and 40 well-designed parts.

Matching funds pair robots, underserved classrooms

eSchool News

Dollar-for-dollar match brings robots to classrooms teaching computational thinking. In the coming years, computer science education will be critical for social mobility of underprivileged communities. Dash & Dot are robots with personality and capability.

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. To date, 75 percent of the global population has access to a mobile phone. It may be hard to imagine, but soon enough, major companies and organizations will soon house large networks of people but few employees. What will face-to-face mean in a robot-filled world?

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

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Students will see how TRI is using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics to develop smarter automated vehicles. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

The Touchjet Pond Projector , which turns any wall or table surface into an 80-inch interactive touchscreen, is now available as a five-pack technology kit as a part of CUE’s STEAMpunk Mobile Labs. New kit with interactive projectors is ready to ship to schools.

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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How to enhance students’ work-ready skills

Neo LMS

Robotic or holographic avatar designer. Robot operator. Nowadays, digital skills are required in the majority of jobs and companies want to hire graduates that have knowledge of digital technologies. I remember when I finished university a few years ago.

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Christmas Tech Toy List

Tech Helpful

Teach your child how to code a robot. Dash and Dot - Wonder Workshop makes robotics durable and cost effective for even the youngest child. I am not endorsing the companies I've linked to, just trying to give you an option to see costs and availability.

K-12 Dealmaking: GoReact Raises $4 Million; Follett Acquires Wobo

Marketplace K-12

Ed-tech companies that offer tools for students of all ages, including a video platform and a test-preparation app, received boosts from investors, while Follett has purchased a book-sourcing platform. billion privately held company that said it provides 70,000 schools with education technology, services and print and digital content. Memorang said in a statement that the company plans to use the new capital to expand its technology and content offerings.

Strategies for adopting disruptive technology

Think Exam

Technologies have been emerging which includes cloud computing, connected devices, mobile, robotics & blockchain. Companies have been adopting it for their survival and success. The main objective of the organization is to transform its company by adopting new technology.

17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 (Infographic and FREE Download)

Shake Up Learning

Program a Robot. So not only is AI becoming mainstream, but we have some pretty cool robots available for our classrooms. Or try something more sophisticated like the Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot robots.

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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.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Like our mobile devices, especially in science, is using that camera feature and having the students like capture a photo and annotate over the top of it. Use the camera feature on any mobile device. Now, do you use robots? What about robotics? So that’s my Go To robot.

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

ViewSonic Education

This school recognizes that there is a gap in Millennials and Generation Z’s social skills fueled by growing up on mobile phones, social media, and online chatting. Companies like Clockwork Brain are turning critical thinking for children into fun challenging puzzles.

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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.

K–12 Teachers Use Virtual and Augmented Reality Platforms to Teach Coding

EdTech Magazine

A study conducted at Georgia Tech found that students who used mobile augmented reality platforms to learn coding performed better on assessments than their counterparts. . “We Technology Companies Invest in AR and VR Education Apps.

All the Upgrades and Updates From Apple, Google and More at ISTE 2018

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Joining them were an additional 6,000 reps from companies big and small. Fractions covers math standards for grades 3-6 and features a storyline and what the company calls “personalized feedback” through an online tutor. The company describes it as a “digital, adaptive personalized learning solution.” Kahoot adds the ability to create and host quizzes and other content from its mobile app. Look what the wind blew into the Windy City.

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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.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

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.

Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology?

Edsurge

This week, a software engineer at Google was fired for writing a widely-derided internal memo , critiquing the company’s diversity efforts for ignoring the “fact” that women are just biologically different from men. In one experiment, auto mechanics charged a wheelchair-bound person more for repairs—not because of implicit or explicit bias, but because they assumed someone with limited mobility would be less likely to shop around.

Why the Littlest Learners Deserve the Most Attention—and Money

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And how can an AI-enhanced robot help toddlers improve language skills? When it comes to fundraising, companies, including not-for-profits, shouldn’t be shy from asking for what they need, said Nancy Lublin, CEO of Crisis Text Line , a nonprofit that offers free counseling for people in crisis. That got a couple companies perked up. Can a pacifier accurately monitor children’s neurodevelopment, based on their sucking patterns?

Ten Jobs That Should Be Safe From Automation

MindShift

This story about robots and jobs was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5

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. —

Here Are the 10 Michelson Runway Startups Vying For Future Funders

Edsurge

Education technology accelerator programs are often studded with robotic kits or educational games. But the latest cohort at Michelson Runway, an startup accelerator geared towards higher-ed companies, highlights a broader approach to innovation in education. The 10 groups presenting Wednesday were the accelerator’s second cohort, and 14 companies have gone through the program so far. The company is asking for $10 million by October 2018.

Make the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup 2018

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New products are coming from companies that have long been in the game, and others are being launched thanks to successful crowdfunding initiatives. Bubble Bot walks students through creating a bubble-blowing robot and a Fan of Fortune. Name: Phiro Robot Made by: Robotix U.S.A.

K-12 Dealmaking: EverFi Raises $40 Million; Wonder Workshop Picks Up $20 Million

Marketplace K-12

In the latest dealmaking news, ed-tech company EverFi has raised $40 million from investors who include Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and Google chairman Eric Schmidt, while children’s robot company Wonder Workshop raised $20 million. Advance Publications, Rethink Impact, and Silicon Valley Bank are new investors and join a group that includes Allen and Company and Warhorse. The company has raised $61 million to date, according to CrunchBase.

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

The Innovative Educator

SCREAM stands for science, computing, robotics, engineering, artificial intelligence, and math. School bus wifi In communities where students spend a lot of time on a bus, consider using a company like Kajeet to provide internet access during the commute.

TechShop launches maker space workshops for educators

eSchool News

According to the company, curriculum topics will include: Formulating inspirational, productive and safe maker spaces. Selecting and planning equipment, including CAD, 3D printers, laser cutters, table top mills and electronics/robotics (e.g.,