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Integrating Coding and Robotics into the Classroom

edWeb.net

Coding and robotics programs in classrooms reflect how integral technology is in our lives. Educators like Angie Kalthoff, Technology Integrationist in St. Classroom organization is essential for introducing coding and robotics programs into classrooms.

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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When Education Giants Stumbled and Data Ruled

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. On the other hand, companies like Curriculum Associates took the path of blended learning and have seen significant growth driven by a technology-first model.

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How colleges can help their students out-compete robots 

The Hechinger Report

This question comes from an anonymous reader, who asks : What degree programs do colleges need to offer students so they can succeed in a workplace dominated by automation and high technology? There’s a lot of anxiety out there about robots gobbling up our jobs.

UBTECH Announces Yanshee Programmable Robot

techlearning

Today, UBTECH Robotics introduces a new member of its family to the US Education market. STEM educators and students will find built-in sensors such as a gyroscope, temperature, humidity, air pressure, infrared, and ultrasonic. edtech Ed Tech Ticker Robotics News

How Humor and Storytelling Help Foster STEM Engagement

edWeb.net

Creating educational environments where students have emotional connections and vested in the lesson can be attained when adding storytelling elements to STEM projects. One example is an anecdotal approach to teaching robot obstacle detection. Humor and storytelling meets robotics.

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UBTECH Robotics Announces Launch of UKIT

techlearning

UBTECH Robotics announced today the launch of UKIT – a new robotics kit featuring a curriculum aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). For more information on UBTECH and its complete line of robots, visit ubtrobot.com.

Technology Sparks Growth Mindset and Innovation in the Classroom

Digital Promise

We’d look at another school that has technology, and we’re like, ‘Wow … I wish we had those possibilities.’”. Technology extends the classroom beyond the school walls. These new classes allow for hands-on learning that utilizes technology when applicable.

Let’s invest in black kids who pursue STEM the way we do black kids on the football field

The Hechinger Report

It’s a prime event to draw attention to black talent in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Investment in black STEM workers and entrepreneurs is not only an investment in the black workforce, it’s an investment in the growth of the economy.

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

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BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 25, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology recently launched Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles activities module written for the mBot™ by MakeBlock. Each mBot robot comes equipped with line-following and range-detecting sensors and 40 well-designed parts.

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds.

Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system. The SIIA CODiE Awards recognize the top innovative products and services in the education and business technology industries.

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National Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions Hosted by Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation Set to Begin October 15for Schools in 14 States

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In October, the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation (ISCEF) kicks off the 2018 Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions (CRCCs) in 14 states and the District of Columbia. College and professional football games aren’t the only fall competitions underway.

7 ways data collection is improving STEM education

eSchool News

One district is getting students more active and analytical with data-collection tools, like probeware. Today’s students, being technology natives, expect the same kinds of engagement in the classroom as they seek out online. STEM classes in particular have a natural potential to be both tech-rich and inquiry-based, especially hands-on lab activities. Here are 7 ways technology is enhancing and expanding STEM education in our school district.

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Comprehensive "STEM" (DIY Titration Drop Counter)

Cycles of Learning

Digital Drop Counters used to measure the precise volume titrant added to a flask are nearly $100 with the need for more complex software companions for reading data. Chemistry Design hack series Robotics STEM Technology

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Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

Getting Started with Building a STEM Culture. As another school year kicks off, it’s important to examine simple ways to integrate STEM into classroom culture. STEM is a culture that permeates beyond the classroom into the whole school and homes of the community.

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Rocket Mortgage Classic: Students Use Ed Tech to Further Their STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Students Use Ed Tech to Further Their STEM Education. We believe that investing in STEM education is essential,” said Matt Troka , CDW’s senior vice president of product and partner management at the Friday event. “We They had to use robots to do it.

10 Great Movies for the STEM Classroom

Graphite Blog

If you're looking to get kids excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), show them the ways that popular media uses -- and misuses -- the concepts you teach daily. How might engineers adapt as technology becomes more prevalent?

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Build a Better World through STEM with Girls Leading the Way

Discovery Education

I’m so thrilled to share with you something that I’m super passionate about: cultivating girls’ interest in STEM. According to recent findings from our Girl Scout Research Institute’s Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math we know that.

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

techlearning

BEAVERTON, Oregon, April 12, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) announced the seven winners of the 2018 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

You hear it all the time, accompanied by a standard set of justifications about the pressing need to reform education: something about the " factory model of education ; something about radical shifts in the job market in recent decades; something about technology changing faster than it’s ever changed before. All of these claims play pretty fast and loose with the facts – with the history of education, with the history of technology, and with the history of work.

3 strategies to keep students engaged in STEM

eSchool News

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is more than just an acronym or a collection of letters. The importance of STEM is further validated by its prominence in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

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Five Things You Don’t Know About Cloud Computing and Education

Edsurge

Over the last decade, we’ve seen educational institutions—from K-12 schools to colleges and universities—make tremendous strides in seizing the opportunities that modern technologies provide. Ivy Tech Community College Runs Petabyte-Scale Data Warehouse and Analytics on AWS.

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds.

New Hampshire Department of Education to Host Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

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1, 2018– The New Hampshire Department of Education and the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation () will being teaming up again to hold a statewide (CRCC) from mid-October to mid-December. Students and teachers need no prior coding or robotics knowledge. DERRY, N.H. –

The Top 10 Best Robots for Kids: Games, Fun and Learning

Fractus Learning

I’ve titled this post ‘The Best Robots for Kids’ I use the word ‘Kids’ quite loosely here. And I can say without any hint of shame or embarrassment, that I would love to own every single robot on this list. Best Robots for Kids. 4M Doodling Robot.

December 15 University of New Hampshire to Host the State Finals forState’s Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

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On December 15, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) will host the finals of the state’s Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), being held by the New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) and the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation ( ISCEF ).

Up to 60 West Virginia Middle School Students to Advanceto Final Round in Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

techlearning

May 15, 2018– Students from middle schools across West Virginia are gearing up for the final round of their Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), a program that provides students and educators with the opportunity to build coding-robotics skills for real or virtual 3D robots.

An urban charter school achieves a fivefold increase in the percentage of its black and Latino graduates who major in STEM

The Hechinger Report

Related: Pathways to jobs of the future opening via summer STEM programs. Yet for years, students like McGee had limited exposure to the world of STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math. Like a good STEM student, Mann started by doing his own research project.

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What should we teach students about the future of technology?

eSchool News

Will we ever become technology? With the ongoing focus of technology in education, and the need for schools to keep up with the ever-changing scope of its use in the classroom, it is essential that we provide students with the knowledge of how technology affects, and will affect, society.

A Resource-Packed Guide on How Digital Learning Can Connect Youth to Opportunity

Edsurge

When kids first join the Maker Foundations program at Digital Harbor Foundation , a technology-focused out-of-school organization in Baltimore, they are given a pile of everyday items such as an electric toothbrush, a plastic cup, a few markers and some rubber bands. Data and Society.

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. 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 News

How Internships Connect First Generation College Bound Students to STEM Careers

MindShift

This story on STEM education was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. percent are African-American, according to 2015 data from the American Community Survey.

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

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Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) announced the seven winners of the 2018 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards. To learn more about the 2018 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards and to find details about the 2019 awards program, visit [link].

11 Great Movies for the STEM Classroom

Graphite Blog

If you're looking to get kids excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), show them the ways that popular media uses -- and misuses -- the concepts you teach daily. There's still a great need to introduce kids, and especially girls, to STEM fields like neurobiology, nanotechnology, and civil engineering. Here are 11 film picks that showcase essential STEM skills for school, home, the workplace, and beyond.