Robotics Is Incredibly Engaging With Lego Mindstorms!


A team, who are experts at robotics, recently visited my school to show how straightforward, creative and fun robotics can be. The class had to carry out basic programming and control a moving robot. They also had to think of an algorithm which would make a robotic catapult toss a ball at a target. Don’t worry if you feel a little unconfident with robotics – there are heaps of tutorials on YouTube. education edtech robotics teaching tech technolog

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. Computer Science Teachers Edtech Tool Tuesday Education High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides. Matt Timmons-Brown on episode 487 of the 10-Minute Teacher Matt Timmons-Brown is the “Raspberry Pi Guy” on Youtube.


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


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.

Korean edtech startup Luxrobo wins Worlddidac Outstanding Award 2020 in recognition of its robotics education platform ‘MODI’


Register Korean coding education startup, Luxrobo has been awarded the Worlddidac Outstanding Award 2020 in recognition of its robotics education platform ‘MODI’. EdTech AI Awards education LUXROBO MODI Robotics South Korea

Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?


I recently read a report that said schools in the UK spend £900mn per year on educational technology. It shows that clearly, EdTech is becoming an integral part of our classroom learning. 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.

4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

The CoolCatTeacher

From coding to robotics and augmented reality and his favorite (which he saved for last), learn how a leading-edge K-8 program is using technology to teach all students the skills and thinking capacities they need to be successful in the modern era.

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics. 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. Robotics and Digital Tools Engage Students on a New Level . The STEM Robots Revolution Hits K–12.

Misty Robotics Launches Educator Program for New Misty II Programmable Robot


Misty Robotics announces the Misty II robot, a programmable and affordable personal robot made for developers, makers and STEM educators/students. With 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?) edtech News Ed Tech Ticker Robotics

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life

EdTech Magazine

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life. Josh Stumpenhorst got hooked on robotics three years ago when his son showed him the Sphero BB-8, a baseball-sized, self-propelled robot based on the Star Wars droid. Sphero , a programmable robot, can be found in more than 20,000 schools around the globe , including the math and science classrooms at Stumpenhorst’s school, about an hour west of Chicago.

KinderLab Robotics Joins STEMworks Database


KinderLab Robotics , the creators of KIBO™ , a robot kit designed to teach children ages 4–7 to build, program, decorate, and bring their own robot to life without requiring any screen-time, today announced its acceptance to STEMworks , an online honor roll of STEM education programs. Robotics Showcase 2017! KinderLab Robotics can be very proud of joining the STEMworks honor roll,” said Dr. Mark Loveland, Project Director for STEMworks.

Lego WeDo 2.0 – Project Ideas for Key Stage 1


education coding edtech Lego programming robotics teaching WeDo WeDo 2.0I recently made a handy graphic to give Key Stage 1 teachers some ideas for successful projects with their classes. Click here to download the HQ PDF.

Pitsco Education Brings Robotics to K-2 Classrooms


Pitsco Education announced today an exclusive partnership with KUBO Robotics to bring KUBO , a simple, intuitive, plug-and-learn robot, to K-2 classrooms across the U.S. exclusively through Pitsco Education at Ed Tech Ticker edtech Robotics

UBTECH Announces Yanshee Programmable Robot


Today, UBTECH Robotics introduces a new member of its family to the US Education market. Yanshee combines an advanced AI interface, a programmable Raspberry Pi card, and a host of sensors and functionality to an open-source platform for educators, students, and robot enthusiasts to learn, experiment, research, and engage with. [ STEM educators and students will find built-in sensors such as a gyroscope, temperature, humidity, air pressure, infrared, and ultrasonic.

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


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. Show them some love my fellow educators!

Education Robot Maker Roybi Boosts Kids Speech Recognition Technology With Acquisition


Roybi, the maker of a pill-shaped robot to teach language and math skills to young children, has acquired additional technology to power its educational features. This Roybi promo video shows how kids interact with the robot.

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom


If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. They are growing up with all kinds of tech tools by their side, and they are thrilled to see technology involved in the educational process. When you show the educational side of this platform, they will realize that YouTube combines knowledge with fun. National Geographic Education. Discovery Education. This is another one of your favorite TV channels offering educational resources.

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Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

Teachers do not need computer science degrees to engage, enhance and extend student coding experiences due to the abundance of easily accessible creative coding and robotics programs. Dash and Dot are programmable robots that target students in grades K-8 with progression apps that are customizable for optimal learning in the classroom. During her 17-year teaching career, she has developed a love for educational technology and project-based learning.

Wonder Workshop Launches Sketch Kit for Dash and Cue Robots


Wonder Workshop today announced the availability of Sketch Kit, a new accessory for its Dash and Cue robots. Available now on , Sketch Kit attaches directly to the robots, and comes with six color markers, dozens of drawing missions to challenge kids of all levels, and an optional whiteboard drawing surface. Sketch Kit snaps on to the base of Dash and Cue robots, and a connector to the robots’ head enables the manipulation of the markers.

Use Coding to Create Diverse Projects, From Art to Robotics


Microsoft MakeCode Bring code to life with circuits, robots, Minecraft, and more Pros: Great connection between code and hardware, easily switch from block- to text-based commands. Site of the Week picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

eSchool News

education system. We asked edtech executives, stakeholders, and experts to share some of their thoughts and predictions about where they think edtech is headed in 2021. Jason Innes, Director of Curriculum, Training, and Product Management, KinderLab Robotics. “We

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From AM to AI -- or Why Teachers Should Embrace the Robot Revolution


The robots are coming. I heard today on the radio that robots can examine 24 potatoes a second to check their quality, and that is just one example of how robots and AI have become part of our lives. The question is: will robots or AI ever replace teachers? He publishes the ICT & Computing in Education website. edtech Robotics TL Advisor Blog Artificial Intelligence NewsNo doubt about that.

Strategies for bringing robotics and STEM education into every classroom

FETC Converge

Uncategorized coding edtech programming robotics STEMWhat is the difference between coding and programming? Why should STEM be included in all subject areas? FETC keynote speaker Dr. Ayanna Howard discusses these and other STEM topics including where to find great resources to get started teaching STEM. Read more at TeacherCast .

2 Minute Tutorials – Lego WeDo


Lego WeDo is a brilliant way to teach robotics! Finally, click the images below for some step-by-step instructions younger students can follow to make a robot and program it. Let me know how you get on Tagged: coding , computing , edtech , education , Lego , programming , robotics , robots , teaching , WeDo. education coding computing edtech Lego programming robotics robots teaching WeDo

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

Our primary goal is to build a world-class-quality K-12 technology service system, including achieving Level 2 in the ‘process and results’ categories of the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Education.”. I want to provide my students with opportunities to learn how to code using the Evo robots , which use a color coding language. District Management Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning edtech goals resolution

The Four P's—The Future of Edtech


At the ending keynote for the Tennessee Education Technology Convention (TETC) this week, Kathy Schrock left me thinking about the four P's that she said might exemplify the future of educational technology. Educational technology resources are getting better and better- the future will make learning less like educational mills and more specialized to meet the needs of each child and prepare them in the path they choice earlier than ever before.

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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.”. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:51.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse shares six edtech ideas science teachers can start using today to improve learning and excite students about science. 6 Super Science Edtech Ideas. Vicki: And I just want to stress — also as a fellow technology educator — that sandboxing is so important. Now, do you use robots? What about robotics? In my class, we use the Sphero robot quite a bit. See Top Tips for Teaching with Robots Using Sphero.

CoderZ Named 2020 Tech Edvocate Award Winner for Best Coding App or Tool

eSchool News

CoderZ , an online learning environment where students learn robotics and STEM by coding virtual robots, has been named a 2020 Tech Edvocate Award winner in the Best Coding App or Tool category.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university


Most people don’t consider education technology to be such an important industry, but it’s actually gigantic. According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. The EdTech sphere is obviously developing quickly, so some things that seemed impossible only a few years ago have become a standard in the meantime. 5 New EdTech tools to watch. Traditional education has always been based on the power of storytelling.

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1


It occured to me that not only are the wide variety of acronyms found in the world of EdTech confusing ( I did a post on organizations in that regard ), but indeed there is quite a bit of overlap — as well as misuse — of terms that can make navigating the literature (in particular online literature) on the subject of EdTech confusing and unhelpful. EdTech definitions every teacher should know. Where possible I will define general tech terms in an educational context.

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Rethinking “EdTech”

Philly Teacher

EdTech” should not be solely about building fun toys that “trick” students into learning the same things they were learning before. To borrow a phrase from Will Richardson , EdTech should not focus only on using tech to teach and learn better than we did before, but rather, it should focus on using tech to teach and learn differently. This, to me, is what we need more of in EdTech. Art Bots at VentureLabs MakerSpace, San Antonio.

The Coronavirus’ Chilling Effect Hits Edtech Industry Conferences


spike in coronavirus cases, which currently numbers around 118 cases in 16 states , is leaving the edtech conference industry with an existential (if not quite Shakespearean) question at the start of its busy events season: to host or not to host? Education Technology Events

Learning about Dot and Dash from @WonderWorkshops

My Paperless Classroom

The post Learning about Dot and Dash from @WonderWorkshops appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. EdTech Innovations My Paperless Classroom Programming Robotics STEM Education TeacherCast Podcast Tech of the Week Robots in EducationBryan Miller joins TeacherCast to talk about Dot and Dash from Wonder Workshop | By using free apps and an iPad or iPhone, you can make Dot and Dash sing, dance, and navigate around your classroom.

Guest post: Educational Toys for Your Kids to Shape their Future


Of course, in this case, toys are not just play things and more for educational purposes. With that being said, here are some excellent educational toys for children: Building Blocks/Toys. Time honoured tradition of education toys is the chemistry or science kit.

CoderZ Takes First Place as the Education Solution with Greatest Growth Potential

eSchool News

CoderZ was selected as an “Education Solutions: Greatest Growth Potential” awardee in the Edventures Global Business Acceleration Fellowship. It recognizes the importance of making tech education more inclusive and more mainstream.