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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

But this year, I’m reorganizing my analysis of these “trends,” partly because I think they can all be subsumed under the larger theme of “the new economy.” ” That’s because the stories told this year to keep us hustling and to keep up imagining a certain kind of future are almost all about robots. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

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Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

EdNews Daily

From the experiences we provide (iPads, cutting-edge digital library, nationally-ranked Robotics program) to the inter-district professional learning we support (top-ranked VrainWaves podcast), at the core of our program is a belief in technology as a catalyst for learning at all levels.

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

The Cornerstone for Teachers

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.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Cambridge Analytica was able to take that quarter million accounts that it had permission to look at from Facebook and mine fifty million accounts to look at trends and how people thought about politics and then potentially use that to move the 2016 election in different ways.

No Begging Required: Teachers Share 5 Creative Ways to Fund Classroom Technology


Pearsall notes that this school year teachers are expanding their definitions of technology projects to include more maker centers and coding curriculum. As the maker movement catches on, we're seeing more requests for things like MakerBots, 3Doodler pens, and robotics kits.” Ellen Goodman The LilySarahGrace Foundation started in 2012, has given over $1 million to support the arts and inquiry-based learning in underfunded elementary schools.

The massive experiment in New Orleans schools that few have noticed

The Hechinger Report

What’s different about the trend today is that educational technology companies are eagerly marketing software under the “personalized learning” label. KIPP Morial, a school in New Orleans East, exemplifies how the personalized learning trend rolled out in charters across the Crescent City.

How to Overcome Apathy and Disillusionment When Standardized Tests Fail Kids


For many of our students, there isn’t a singular, definitive reason why they came to McClarin. Two weeks before testing day, after weeks of struggling robotically through course content, we ditch the projects and texts we are working on to focus solely on test practice, fueled by Powerpoints featuring sample test questions from prior years. If I could see a student’s scores trend upwards, it meant something to me, even if it wasn’t a passing score.

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21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)


Many of the updates come from trends I’ve seen not only in education but also in the workplace like these Top 10 Skills Needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (from the World Economic Forum). Why not program your robot to re-enact a moment in history?

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on.