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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. Classroom robots of today. Milo , or the Robot Kid, is an interactive robot for engaging and teaching children with autism.

C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

Ask a Tech Teacher

C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. To evaluate C-STEM Studio, let’s look at three questions: so what. browse the robotics offerings.

The coolest K-12 robotics programs we saw at ISTE

eSchool News

At ISTE 2019, that push to learn coding was clear as new K-12 robotics solutions emerged. We’ve rounded up some of the best K-12 robotics solutions and programs we saw during the conference. Share your favorite K-12 robotics programs with us on Twitter @eschoolnews.

A Humanoid Robot Inspires All Students to Explore STEM, Coding, and Programming

techlearning

Jett is the younger sibling of RoboKind’s facially expressive robot Milo, and provides all students, including those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the opportunity to explore STEM, coding, and programming.

Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From small programmable robots to programming languages at the upper level, Computer Science is an essential 21st Century skill and method of thinking and creating that is applicable to many fields besides Computer Science.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Former secretary of education, William Bennett, says, “An elementary school that treats the arts as the province of a few gifted children, or views them only as recreation and entertainment, is a school that needs an infusion of soul.

The Impact of my LeRoy Finkel Fellowship — Featuring the Voice of Kim Calderon

CUE

Participating in the contest was one of the greatest experiences and really served as a catapult for me pursuing my mission of getting more STEM into elementary schools. Inspire CUE Conference Education Technology Robotics steampunk

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Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this third post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs.

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CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

CUE

It was a challenging process, but in the end our selection panel managed to choose five Big Ideas to be represented at the CUE 2017 National Conference. Big Idea: STEM Buddies is designed to bring together 8th grade students with K-2 students to do STEM projects together.

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A Few Weeks with Root

techlearning

One of my biggest takeaways from the FETC conference in January was seeing the Root robot live. Basically, Root is everything I was looking for in a coding robot, and I could not wait to try it out. What you want to know is my first impressions of the robot, right?

What Educators Can Learn from a 7-Year-Old About Cultivating a Passion for STEM

Edsurge

What motivates students to excel in STEM may be less about the classroom or curriculum, and more about their individual interests and ambitions. Most multi-day conferences kick off with high-profile celebrities, authors or “thought leaders.” Not so at EdSurge’s first Fusion conference. Nate Butkus Fusion conference panel “We often ask, ‘Who is that amazing educator who made a difference?”

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Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

So even if you’re not very comfortable with holding a live conference call via Skype or Google Hangouts, the cool thing about Flipgrid is that you can record video messages with your kids. Now back in December you did the Gingerbread STEM Community in Maker Space. He’s the robot there.

The Classroom or Library as a Maker Space

User Generated Education

Makerspaces, Maker Education, STEM, and STEAM are gaining lots of traction in Kindergarten though college level education. Articles, resources on social media, and conference presentations on these topics are proliferating at a rate that most educators are now familiar with maker education.

What Is Your Why?: The Importance of Computer Science Education

Digital Promise

VPS students have access to diverse courses such as coding, Python, robotics, and electronic applications, to name a few. Elizabeth Forward, for example, implemented middle school-level robotics to engage students in maker learning and activate their imaginations before they begin advanced computer science coursework in high school.

Salesforce Gifts $12.2M to Expand Computer Science in S.F., Oakland Public Schools

Edsurge

Kids played with Legos, pranced around with stuffed animals and Salesforce mascots, munched on treats, painted using Sphero robots, tinkered with portable gaming devices, made race cars and dueled with robots. million, which will go towards expanding computer science education in 68 elementary schools, middle schools and high schools in San Francisco, and 20 middle schools in Oakland. Painting with Sphero robots at today's event. .

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The fifth annual Global Education Conference is just a few weeks away, and we want to be sure that you have an opportunity to contribute to this year''s conference as a presenter. All submissions must relate directly to the Global Education Conference mission of increasing opportunities for collaboration, developing active global citizens, and ensuring educational opportunities for all. Global Education Conference Keynotes.

I Moved a Drone With My Mind. Soon Your Students Will Too.

Edsurge

I stood facing the drone, about to face-off with a little robot. The drone was part of a demonstration of the powerful technology that the neuroinfomatics company EMOTIV offered at a conference on the power of technology and education. Education Technology STEM Whole-Child Learning 21st Century Skills Artificial IntelligenceI recently moved a drone with my mind.

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

techlearning

Every year the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference's expo floor is packed with edtech products vying for teachers' attention. This platform is designed to develop elementary writing skills through a world-building game environment.

Part 2: Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Entire Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! Also, remember that I can come to your conference or school district and provide engaging authentic, practical, and purposeful professional development.

A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? Welcome to a post that has taken some time and research to put together for you.

Part 2… 34 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Checkout my conference half day workshops : Making Makers Mainstream and Project Based Learning Quick Start. Robot Basketball – This lesson comes from Try Engineering. It might be the basis for a great STEM lesson during this exciting basketball season. image CC.

Learn Along with Me this Summer

My Paperless Classroom

I actually didn''t plan on presenting at many conferences, I sent out a few session proposals for conferences I wanted to attend, and then other opportunities came up. I want them to write blogs and play with robots. Participants will design a robot supported lesson.

Part 2: Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have some great posts coming your way involving PBL, STEM, tech integration, and a continuing series on Professional Learning Communities! Also, remember that I can come to your conference or school district and provide engaging authentic, practical, and purposeful professional development.

Part 2… 30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Booking Info – Are you looking for a practical and affordable professional development workshop for your school or conference? I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

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Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Name Seven Educators for Innovative Use of Technology

techlearning

A panel of NSTA-appointed experts chose the winning educators—one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator—for their innovative use of data-collection technology in the science classroom.

The 2018 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Name Seven Winning Educators for Their Innovative Use of Data-Collection Technology

techlearning

A panel of NSTA-appointed experts chose the winning educators—one elementary teacher, two middle school teachers, three high school teachers, and one college-level educator—for their innovative use of data-collection technology in the science classroom.

Maryland Educator Ali Schilpp Named 2018 School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal

techlearning

After securing numerous grants for her library, Ali installed a flexible seating makerspace that creates opportunities for interactive experiences with LEGO® robots, a green screen studio, a reading nook for therapy dogs, and more.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

Robert Furman, Principal of South Park Elementary Center, South Park Township, PA. Her artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and assistive technology research has resulted in over 250 peer-reviewed publications and a number of commercialized products, including STEM Storiez , a set of AI-powered gamified e-books for early STEM education. Prior to this, Dr. Howard was a senior robotics researcher at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

A World of PBL: 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

Whether your students design robots with PenPals in Asia, write poetry with PenPals in Europe, or create environmental solutions with PenPals in Africa. Biblionasium – Explore this site that is the fun, reading-focused social network for kids in elementary and middle school.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

New Flipgrid updates will launch and be livestreamed from Minneapolis on August 1 at Flipgrid’s annual educator conference, #FlipgridLIVE. KinderLab Robotics ( kinderlabrobotics.com ) announced Free Throw , a throwing-arm attachment that lets the KIBO robot toss ping pong-sized balls.

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CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools

EdTechTeam

CES2017 The best of show from the CES2017 Conference, the largest global gathering technology trade show, has been curated by tech publications like Wired , Engadget , and PC. What’s next in edtech? What older tools have you overlooked that are worth a second look? The verdict is in.

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The end of the day today is the final deadline to get in a proposal to speak at next week''s free and online 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference (STEMxCon.com) , September 19 - 21. Volunteering : as with our other conference 2.0

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5 Lessons from 2014, A Year in Learning

My Paperless Classroom

From Sphero robots to toy skateboards, there is so much to be learned in play. Despite what the various “award shows” would have you believe, being a connected educator is not a contest to see who has the best ideas, the most well-written blog, or the coolest conference swag.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” Via The New Republic : “Betsy DeVos is headlining Harvard’s Koch-backed conference on school choice – with no critics of school choice.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Education Dive: “Fifth graders from Tennessee ’s Nolan Elementary have created a campaign to convince the Tennessee Department of Education and Gov. ” Via NorthJersey.com : “ Kean University flouted state law and its own policies in spending $250,000 for a custom Chinese-made conference table, a state investigation has found.” ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.”

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Hacking project-based learning: tips for management, assessment, & more from Ross Cooper & Erin Murphy

The Cornerstone Blog

I’m assuming it’s very different for elementary than secondary. Erin: I’m going to let Ross jump in in a second, but I just want to address here the piece about the secondary versus the elementary. 2) I want to talk more specifically about elementary grades, particularly K-3.