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

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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. RoboBlockly –a web-based robot simulation using a drag-and-drop interface to program virtual Linkbot and Lego robots.

Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

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Coding, robotics, and experimentation–integral pieces of STEM–give students the best start possible to the rest of their lives. To give you an example of the types of products offered by Ward’s Science, I evaluated two: Botley the Coding Robot. Botley the Coding Robot.

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The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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We just need to do a better job of educating ourselves as teachers and educating our students on being good digital citizens. acronym – make sure that you’re talking to a person first instead of some Russian robot that’s out there.

Wonder Workshop’s Amazing Dash

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Education has many disruptors–3D Printing, AR and VR, 1:1 technology, STEM, and STEAM–but a recent and wildly popular one is robotics. One I discovered this summer is Wonder Workshop’s collection of three robots — Cue, Dash, and Dot. Robotics Competition.

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Digital Citizenship Toolbox Yesterday, I had the opportunity to talk with third graders about digital citizenship. I love talking about digital citizenship with elementary students because it is such an easy age to influence them to be good digital citizens.

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

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Amy Downs and Julie Cates – 6th grade, Annie R Mitchell Elementary- Central Valley CUE. Jesus Huerta – 5th grade, Brawley Elementary School District- Inland Area CUE. CUE is you, the educators. CUE is big ideas and steps forward and risk-taking.

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How to Teach the Human Body and 16 Sites to Help

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This lesson plan, though, adds a few digital native twists. take a picture of themselves with the iPad camera (or another digital camera). use an avatar that has basically human parts (like a robot). Each is three-five minutes and aimed at elementary age students.

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The Progression of our Lower School Technology Integration

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While my main goal was always for our students to continue to improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy, I started asking the elementary teachers how I might support their curriculum with what I was doing in class.

PebbleGo Expands Its Reach by Adding Spanish Content and Audio

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PebbleGo’s database is used by students in nearly 20% of the country’s elementary schools. Capstone is thrilled to introduce more Spanish options to our popular PebbleGo resource,” said Darin Rasmussen, the vice president of digital product development.

How to Teach STEM Every Day

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Elementary-age students think this is true, but something happens between 4th and 8th grade. Revel in that feeling of accomplishment that comes with doing the impossible–finding the answer to a calculus formula (or division problem) or programming a robot to walk across the room.

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

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the Ergobot to teach both Forces & Motion and Programming & Robotics. in a robotics and programming application (with PASCO’s ErgoBot). You can also visit PASCO website’s Digital Library for hundreds of free labs and experiments that can be sorted by age group (elementary, MS, HS, AP, or University) or subject. Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math.

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4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

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With all of these technologies populating classrooms this year, it is also more integral than ever that educators instill students with the tenets of digital citizenship. Digital Citizenship Remains a Priority. 4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018. meghan.bogardu….

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

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Fortunately, teachers like April Keck DeGennaro who teaches at Peoples Elementary School in Georgia is. SCREAM stands for science, computing, robotics, engineering, artificial intelligence, and math. Digital Citizenship: Student Style Dr. Marialice B.

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Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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Students middle school and up (or precocious elementary) can find easy-to-understand facts for a state report or a perspective project evaluating what happened around the world while they were winning a soccer game. a link to your library’s digital site.

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

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I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. I also see a need to provide students appropriate lessons on proper digital citizenship.

10 ways to use QR Codes for Hour of Code

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There are endless examples, from games to robots to programming. If your primary digital device is a desktop, use a downloaded software tool like the free Code Two. Let students scan these with their iPads or another digital device to find out more about their new classmates.

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

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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.

7 Shifts to Closing the Digital Divide

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How can we close this digital divide? According to the US Department of Education , there are seven ways to help close the digital divide. Using apps like Buncee , Adobe Spark , Aurasma, and Pic Collage make it so easy for students to use their digital skills in creative ways. Schuylerville uses the Units of Study Writer’s Workshop program and our students creating digital storybooks based on their narrative writing.

12 Projects for your STEAM program

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Digital music. Some of the webtools are compatible with all popular digital devices; others with only a few. Digital art. Like the digital music sites above, with these sites, students can communicate their knowledge as suits their learning style. Robotics.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Blackboard Ally is an accessibility solution that helps make digital class content in a learning management system (LMS) more accessible for all learners. The video is part of Impero’s work to support schools in keeping students safe online and promoting good digital citizenship.

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

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I also see a need to provide students appropriate lessons on proper digital citizenship. Whether your students design robots with PenPals in Asia, write poetry with PenPals in Europe, or create environmental solutions with PenPals in Africa.

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8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

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This platform is designed to develop elementary writing skills through a world-building game environment. What's special : There are a lot of new tools that aim to combat bullying or just handle behavioral and digital citizenship issues.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

AIR works with local communities to address this detriment through an integrated development programs that provide low-cost refurbished computers with relevant open source educational software, support and teacher training directed at schools and community centers especially in less privileged areas where the digital divide is at its greatest. Yet participating in the digital world is essential for learning, career, and life.

Beyond the Play: Code Career Day

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Teaching coding with robotics allows for that perception; toys in the classroom. While students are using iPads to program robots like the Wonder Workshop Dash , they do not recognize they are learning things like sequencing, problem solving, collaboration, and maybe even the robo-boogie.

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

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This platform is designed to develop elementary writing skills through a world-building game environment. What's special: There are a lot of new tools that aim to combat bullying or just handle behavioral and digital citizenship issues. With a camera pointed at a map showing the location of Kai's Clan robots, students can work together using Blockly or JavaScript to solve challenges in real time.

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

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This platform is designed to develop elementary writing skills through a world-building game environment. What's special: There are a lot of new tools that aim to combat bullying or just handle behavioral and digital citizenship issues. With a camera pointed at a map showing the location of Kai's Clan robots, students can work together using Blockly or JavaScript to solve challenges in real time.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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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.