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’!

Robots as Coaches?

Fidelis Education

Robots to raise our children? Uncategorized edtech edtechupdate

KinderLab Robotics Joins STEMworks Database

techlearning

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.

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

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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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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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

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.

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?

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.

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

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

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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'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.

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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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.

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.

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.

'The Brave Little Surveillance Bear' and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children

Hack Education

Sidenote: Someone from the Clayton Christensen Institute recently invoked the history of household appliances in an op-ed for Edsurge , asking “Is Your Edtech Product a Refrigerator or Washing Machine?” Maybe they’ll change how we think about robots.

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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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.

Learning about Dot and Dash from @WonderWorkshops

My Paperless Classroom

EdTech Innovations My Paperless Classroom Programming Robotics STEM Education TeacherCast Podcast Tech of the Week Robots in Education

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service | By @JeffBradbury | @SamPatue

TeacherCast

Whether you are a teacher trying to figure out how to invest your limited class resource budget, or an edtech company trying to secure your place in the market, customer service is something to look at closely. Tweet.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). Tagged on: August 26, 2017 The Secret to a Good Robot Teacher | The New York Times → Why is educational technology such a disappointment? " Tagged on: August 23, 2017 Inside the Kids' Privacy Zone | CommonSense Kids Action → This report examines five "pressing" privacy developments: smart toys and smart homes; virtual and augmented reality; digital citizenship; targeted ads; and, edtech.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition). Tagged on: August 26, 2017 The Secret to a Good Robot Teacher | The New York Times → Why is educational technology such a disappointment? " Tagged on: August 23, 2017 Inside the Kids' Privacy Zone | CommonSense Kids Action → This report examines five "pressing" privacy developments: smart toys and smart homes; virtual and augmented reality; digital citizenship; targeted ads; and, edtech.

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Student Leadership via EdTech Playgrounds

EdTechTeam

An EdTech Playground. EdTech Playgrounds provide opportunities for collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking. An EdTech Playground is a mobile space that can be set up in small or large areas.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 28 & 29 Editions)

Doug Levin

Since the last edition of a ‘Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News”: I’ve joined efforts to support Net Neutrality protections ; Written further about the prediction made in the book, “Disrupting Class.” A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 28 and 29 Combined Edition). " Tagged on: July 18, 2017 Let Robots Teach American Schoolkids | Bloomberg → This is not a work of satire. EdTech News News newsSummer.

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Edtech and the Innovation Illusion.

Leadership Lounge

Edtech and the Innovation Illusion. The risk is not automation and robots taking our jobs, but too little in the way of advances in robotics and automation. The Innovation Illusion is that we living through an innovation famine. They argue that the big future risk is not too much technologically driven change, but too little. New York Oversight Panel set to vote on school closures.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition). Tagged on: March 16, 2017 Shenzhen Capital Co-leads $29M Round In Chinese Robotics Firm Makeblock | China Money Network → "Recently, we are focusing on educational technology industry. Tagged on: March 16, 2017 CUE brings 7,000 teachers to Palm Springs | The Desert Sun → One of the larger state/regional edtech conferences targeted to educators. Blog EdTech News News news

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Robot Maker Wonder Workshop Raises a $20M Series B to Expand Internationally

Edsurge

The company’s flagship products are two round blue robots aimed at introducing students six to 12 to computational thinking. Students use an iOS or Android app to code commands for the robots. Wonder Workshop has shipped almost 150,000 robots in the past year and a half. The greatest challenge of this process, Gupta said, is transposing the personality of the content, especially of the robots themselves, that has been so successful in the United States.

EdTech: It’s Easier Than They Think

EdTechTeam

EdTech is a popular buzzword, and I’m a big fan. But I’m not sure EdTech means what many people think it means. EdTech often conjures up a limiting and inaccurate vision: computers, SmartBoards, and little kids with huge VR goggles on their melons.

A Few Weeks with Root

techlearning

One of my biggest takeaways from the FETC conference in January was seeing the Root robot live. Basically, Root is everything I was looking for in a coding robot, and I could not wait to try it out. What you want to know is my first impressions of the robot, right?