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.

Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

Neo LMS

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.

Robotics Is Incredibly Engaging With Lego Mindstorms!

EdTech4Beginners

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. Robotics really brings coding and programming to ‘life’!

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. . The STEM Robots Revolution Hits K–12.

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.

Robots as Coaches?

Fidelis Education

Robots to raise our children? Uncategorized edtech edtechupdate

Misty Robotics Launches Educator Program for New Misty II Programmable Robot

techlearning

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

UBTECH Announces Yanshee Programmable Robot

techlearning

Today, UBTECH Robotics introduces a new member of its family to the US Education market. For more information on UBTECH and its complete line of robots, visit ubtrobot.com. edtech Ed Tech Ticker Robotics News

Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

edWeb.net

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. Wonder Workshop is the creator of the Dash and Dot robots.

Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo

techlearning

Cozmo A little robot with big personality brings code to life Pros: Cozmo encourages play and collaboration while challenging students to experiment with code. App Resources edtech Robotics Classoom App of the Day News

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.

Pitsco Education Brings Robotics to K-2 Classrooms

techlearning

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. Ed Tech Ticker edtech Robotics

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

techlearning

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?

Lego WeDo 2.0 – Project Ideas for Key Stage 1

EdTech4Beginners

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.

Robotics Showcase 2017! (Why taking risks is legit)

techlearning

When switching schools, from Sacred Heart Cathedral in San Francisco to Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa CA, to be closer to my family in Petaluma CA, I was asked to teach Biology and Robotics in addition to Chemistry. Below is a video from the final showcase for our 2017 Robotics Showcase.

EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

EdTech definitions every teacher should know. So, with apologies to our regular readers, who no doubt have mastered the EdTech shorthand and specific phrases, let’s develop a quick terminology with the help of key and quality online sources.

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

techlearning

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. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in.

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools

EdTech Magazine

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools. They will see one leader in the space, with Sphero developing robust products and, most important, content and curricula to help teachers bring these tools into their classes,” a Sphero representative told EdTech. “As

Use Coding to Create Diverse Projects, From Art to Robotics

techlearning

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. Gamification Lesson Plans edtech STEM Site of the Week Resources Robotics Makerspace News Coding

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

Neo LMS

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.

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Wonder Workshop Launches Sketch Kit for Dash and Cue Robots

techlearning

Wonder Workshop today announced the availability of Sketch Kit, a new accessory for its Dash and Cue robots. 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. Robotics edtech Ed Tech Ticker News

5 Tips for schools to harness the power of edtech in the classroom

Neo LMS

Even though many schools are already embracing the benefits that edtech provides, many others still aren’t taking advantage of these opportunities. Edtech needs to be cost-effective and help reduce overall costs to schools.

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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. Now, do you use robots? What about robotics? In my class, we use the Sphero robot quite a bit.

2 Minute Tutorials – Lego WeDo

EdTech4Beginners

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. education coding computing edtech Lego programming robotics robots teaching WeDo

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

Who doesn’t like robots and cartoons that teach us something? There are plenty of EdTech resources to explore, and you couldn’t test them all even if you tried. Hopefully, this list of 15 EdTech resources inspired you to make your classroom more fun! education edtech educational technology teachers teaching technologyIf you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. Whether you like it or not, that’s how today’s students see it.

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The Four P's—The Future of Edtech

LearnBop

The uprise of teaching coding has inspired the growth of robotics in schools, it has pushed the trend towards STEM in the school systems, and created a culture where the idea of computer science is cool and acceptable. The future of edtech will be algorithm driven.

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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 .

Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

This year, our library is fortunate to have a robotics loan from Birdbrain Technologies. We have 12 Finch robots that we are using throughout the year for coding experiences for our students. OrchardVT Ss will be sharing #robotics w @jluss & @plemmonsa Ss.

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

I want to provide my students with opportunities to learn how to code using the Evo robots , which use a color coding language. When my students have advanced past color programming, they can program the same robots using Blockly/Java script.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

This isn’t simply a matter of “ robots are coming for your jobs.” This narrative – robots are coming for your jobs (and your kids’ jobs) – involves tasking schools with retooling so they can better train students for “ the jobs of the future ,” although to a certain extent, workforce preparation has always been what (part of) the education system has been expected to do. Helicopter Robots. ” Robots Raising Children.

Going to School, Running a Startup: When Students Build Their Own Edtech

Edsurge

So how did a San Francisco Bay Area high school sophomore create one of the most popular edtech products of all time? Sidharth Anantha, founder of Kybyte and Seeing the Blind While running Kybte, Anantha used his love of robotics to create Seeing for the Blind.

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In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First—Devices Second

Digital Promise

Educational technology (edtech for short) can play a significant role in mitigating and solving this growing dilemma. An increasing amount of data around personalized educational models like "blended learning" and content-specific software suggests that edtech makes instruction in diverse classrooms more efficient. Yet these student growth gains are not reflected in most edtech implementations.

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An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. In the edWebinar, “ Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement. What role do learning goals play when searching for the best edtech?

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. This, to me, is what we need more of in EdTech. Art Bots at VentureLabs MakerSpace, San Antonio.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

To adapt, many companies are investing domestically, particularly in China, where edtech companies raised more than $1.2 edtech startups raised last year. edtech investor, including. Edtech Companies With Asia-Based Investors. Across Asia, investors and companies are looking for more diverse products that can inspire new innovations in the local edtech ecosystems. edtech startups, including Enuma , Knewton , Minerva Project , Ready4 and Volley.