South Korean Edtech Company Probo Launches Cutting-Edge Probo Connect Robotics Curriculum For Children

AsiaTechDaily

Register The entire EdTech industry is witnessing a hockey stick growth amidst the COVID19 pandemic and robotics and robotic applications have found all the more acceptance. Imagine a smart robot venturing into a COVID isolation hospital and helping to sanitize the area.

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. But the field of robotics has more benefits for children than just teaching them about robots. . My blog , a part of the Robo Wunderkind educational platform, focuses on the value that robotics and programming––two fundamental areas of STEM––bring to early education.

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Three key trends in robotics education

eSchool News

Robots are hugely popular with kids. Four of the 20 best-selling toys on Amazon during the 2018 holiday season were robots, robotics kits, or other electronic circuitry kits. So it’s not surprising that K-12 educators would turn to robotics as a way to get students excited about science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) education. Why is the K-12 robotics market exploding? Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide.

Raspberry Pi Guy, Rocketboards, and Robots

The CoolCatTeacher

Matt is the author of Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi. Matt Timmons-Brown – Bio as Submitted Matt, The Raspberry Pi Guy YouTube channel, author of Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

Neo LMS

Technology has the potential to further transform the way we learn, as is apparent by the advancements in robotics and its use in classrooms. Let’s take a look at how robots are currently being used in classrooms and try answering the question of the hour: Do robots have the potential to teach students in the future? Classroom robots of today. Milo , or the Robot Kid, is an interactive robot for engaging and teaching children with autism.

8 resources for robotics education

eSchool News

Robotics education is gaining STEAM (pun intended) in classrooms across the nation, and for good reason–it’s engaging, hands-on, and students learn real-world concepts as they solve challenges. And as K-12 robotics education grows, so do resources for teachers to strengthen their own robotics skills and transfer that knowledge to students. Related content: The coolest K-12 robotics programs at ISTE. Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide.

Singapore’s OTSAW is sending robots for on-demand food and grocery deliveries

AsiaTechDaily

With contactless home deliveries becoming a norm in this COVID-era, Singapore’s tech-startup OTSAW has deployed a pair of robots to meet the demand. The robots deliver groceries and parcels to the residents of one part of the city-state. Bookmark( 0 ). Please login to bookmark.

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

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.” . Cracking the K–12 connection code requires a new approach, one that combines active-learning pedagogy with robotics in the classroom to deliver an interactive, immersive learning experience. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how education robotics companies are invigorating K–12 learning.

The LegalTech Club – CodeLex – A LegalTech Company Focused On Augmentation, Enhancement And Streamlining Of Legal Practice

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Register As the demand for Legaltech increases across the world, companies which specialize in developing LegalTech has also come into prominence. CodeLex -About The Company. Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet?

Yet Another Educational Robot Acquisition

Edsurge

Like Lego blocks clicked together, two educational robot companies have combined to offer their collective programming and robotics lessons to students spanning from 4 years old to college. Modular Robotics , the Boulder, Colo.-based based maker of Cubelet robot blocks, has acquired Dexter Industries , a Stafford, Va.-based based maker of various educational robots with names like GoPiGo, GrovePi and GiggleBot.

Robots That Teach: Using Sphero in Class

EdTech Magazine

By Sam Patterson The company that inspired Star Wars' BB-8 droid has already won the hearts and minds of K–12 students with a similar ball-shaped robot namedSphero. Classroom Digital Content Game-based Learning STEM

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. Plus, we’re giving you robotics grants and funding tips, showing you how real teachers incorporate robotics into their classrooms, and linking you to robotics learning apps.

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. And robots are starting to do some of the work in professions as diverse as chef , office clerk and tractor-trailer operator. For most of us, though, the robot invasion will simply change the tasks we do, not destroy our jobs altogether.

LIVE: Students Are Being Engaged in Robotics and Coding thanks to WonderWorkshop | @WonderWorkshop

TeacherCast

I was instantly charmed by Dash and Dot, the cute blue robots from Wonderworkshop. I was lucky June came along with them because after saying hello the robot just glanced around awkwardly. Before this conversation I had almost no idea what you could teach with robots and I was amazed at all the great ideas June shared with me about using these really engaging robots to support computer science learning in the youngest grades. The company has currently raised $15.9

Misty Robotics Launches Educator Program for New Misty II Programmable Robot

techlearning

Misty Robotics announces the Misty II robot, a programmable and affordable personal robot made for developers, makers and STEM educators/students. edtech News Ed Tech Ticker RoboticsWith Misty II, educators and students can explore: Face/object detection and recognition (for a few students or a whole class) Computer mapping and navigation Human-computer interaction (How can you make Misty express joy or curiosity?)

K-12 Dealmaking: Tarena Acquires Chinese Robotics Education Company; ClassWallet Raises Funds

Marketplace K-12

Beijing-based educational services company Tarena International acquired a K-12 robotics education company. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Tarena Acquires Chinese Robotics Education Company; ClassWallet Raises Funds appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Educational Technology/Ed-Tech International / Global Markets K-12 Dealmaking Mergers and Acquisitions Public-Private Education Partnerships robotics eduation Startups

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. However, this past year my school received a robot grant that provided ten robots for us from the company Sphero. Sphero is a robotic ball that can pair with an iPad, tablet, iPhone, or smartphone through Bluetooth, and getting started is relatively easy.

Slooh Launches New Grant to Help One Million Students Explore Space Using Its Robotic Telescopes

eSchool News

With Slooh, students can view phenomena such as lunar changes, solar flares, asteroids, living and dying stars, and a variety of nebulae in real-time using Slooh’s patented Mission Interface and user-controlled network of robotic telescopes in the Canary Islands and Chile.

Robots teach coping and programming

eSchool News

Students with special needs respond to interactive robots. One New Jersey school district here has a new member of its teaching staff: Nao, an interactive robot that works with students who have autism and those with language impairments. The robot, which cost about $8,000 and was obtained with federal funds, was created by a company called Alderbran and was initially researched by Wayne’s Pines Lake Elementary School Principal Jose Celis.

Robots deliver multimedia lessons to teach STEM

eSchool News

Content platform turns content, including robot-delivered lessons, into custom learning challenges to promote play and learning. CWIST, a web platform supporting learning projects for students from 3 to 103, is making its content platform and education experts available to companies who want to turn their content into custom incentivized lessons. Famulus offers multiple robots designed for education and special needs, as well as head mounted displays.

March of the robots

Learning with 'e's

As I wandered around the show this year, skilfully sidestepping the ministrations of a host of staffers dressed up as grizzly bears, transformers and astronauts, all trying to sell me their latest shiny toys, and politely refusing their offers of glossy brochures and leaflets, I noted that the most predominant displays seemed to feature robots. Yes, BETT 2019 definitely featured more robots than just about any other educational technology.

How Korea-Based Cubroid’S ARTIBO- A Smart AI Robot Is Making Children Across The Globe Future-Ready With Creativity And Imagination?

AsiaTechDaily

Seoul-based AI and Robotics Company Cubroid AI coding blocks and robots have made the concept of learning coding safe and easy. Exploring The World Of Robotics With Cubroid. Children can enjoy assembling, coding, and playing with robots while using Cubroid products.

5 places to learn about creepy robots this Halloween

eSchool News

Robotics is pretty awesome–our eSchool News Robotics Guide has reinforced that concept for anyone who wasn’t totally convinced. But sometimes, robotics and robots can also be a liiiiittle scary. To close out robotics month and celebrate Halloween (because you’re never too old to celebrate Halloween), we’re taking a fun look at times when robotics or robots gave us a scare–or gave us some food for thought.

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. My elementary faculty impressed me with their ability to use these 21st-century robots in a variety of subject areas including language arts and humanities. Example #1 – Using Robots for Reading Comprehension.

Coursera Is Now a Public Company. What Does That Mean For Higher Education?

Edsurge

Coursera’s founders and CEO rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange today, as the online-learning company became a rare edtech enterprise to go public. And because it’s a pandemic, the event was online and the bell was virtual (perhaps fitting for an online-learning company).

Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy

Hack Education

Technology companies offer their products as the solution, and technology advocates promote the narrative of techno-solutionism. If schools are struggling right now, education technology companies — and technology companies in general — are not. That robot grading is degrading.

The Robots Have Arrived on Campus. They Come Bearing Food.

Edsurge

Robots are taking over college campuses. The University of California at Berkeley and University of California, Los Angeles were two of the earliest colleges to welcome the food delivery robots, called the KiwiBot. Now the startup behind the roaming drone, Kiwi , has plans to expand to 15 more campuses including Harvard and MIT, the company said this week at ArticulAte , an event in San Francisco about food robotics.

Roybi Raises $4.2 Million Seed Round to Produce Educational Robots

Edsurge

The two-legged, pill-shaped robot—upper half green, lower half white and small enough to stand on one’s palm—starts its lesson with a greeting. Designed for children ages 3 to 7, the robot, Roybi, aims to teach kids at home a range of early-childhood developmental skills. In a rare demo of its abilities, Robyi’s founder and CEO, Elnaz Sarraf, listens to the robot name colors, animals and their accompanying noises while displaying pictures on its torso. Roybi the robot.

Grit, Tenacity, Inclusion — Robotics Programs Teach Much More Than STEM Concepts

Edsurge

Not every kindergartner can boast that she helped build a robot with high school students. Not every kindergartner can boast that she helped build a robot with high school students. One of my best friends in high school was on the robotics team with me. Robotics Competition team.

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

techlearning

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. They are both Westlake High School students and, for the past several years, taken their love of robotics and combined it with an altruistic desire to help educate youth all over the world in a low-cost way. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in.

AI &Robotics, Remote Work, Open Innovation, Special talks, Awards, Competition & Investment workshops culminated an interesting Day 2 of COMEUP 2020!

AsiaTechDaily

He spoke about his own experience with Quantum computing and his company’s technology. He said that by developing Quantum domain models, his company, would revolutionize big data analytics. AI and Robotics. Robotics has increasingly become part of our daily lives.

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

techlearning

launch of Be a Maker, a new mobile application that teaches children how to code by allowing them to program their Jibo robot. Using a technology based on the open-source Scratch programming language, children can use the Be a Maker app to create customized programs for their Jibo robot to perform. Be a Maker was developed in partnership with everis, an NTT DATA company, and is a part of the organization’s CLOQQ initiative. Ed Tech Ticker Robotics NewsJibo, Inc.

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

techlearning

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. With more than 400,000 Motoman® robots installed worldwide, Yaskawa Motoman is a leading provider of industrial robots, seamlessly integrating cost effective, efficient and safe robotic solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application. Derry, NH – Oct.

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools

EdTech Magazine

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools. Sphero , one of the leading companies in K–12 classroom robotics, announced its acquisition of littleBits , inventor of the electronic building blocks for science, technology, engineering, art and math learning, on Friday, Aug. As a larger company, Sphero will be able to provide educators more support and deeper offerings.”.

What Robots Can Teach Us About Being Human

Edsurge

At a recent EmTech Next conference on the future of work at the MIT Media Lab, I was amazed by how roboticist after roboticist kept describing just how difficult it is to teach a robot how to grasp an object and simply adjust its grip. Each scientist touted the new technologies they were building, but each also tempered their projections for the work ahead because of huge constraints like a robot’s inability to grasp. Over the next few months, Michelle R.