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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. . The STEM Robots Revolution Hits K–12.

Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

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While “trendy” ideas and products come and go, many of these influential concepts seem likely to continue to shape edtech for many years to come. While “trendy” ideas and products come and go, many of these influential concepts seem likely to continue to shape edtech for many years to come.

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Schools Must Support Educators While Keeping Tabs on Tech Trends

EdTech Magazine

Schools Must Support Educators While Keeping Tabs on Tech Trends. Leaders should also follow key trends to be prepared for what's coming next. Robotics — Educators are leveraging robotics to promote critical and computational thinking, and to provide hands-on learning in STEM subjects. by EdTech Staff. meghan.bogardu…. Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:36.

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4 EdTech Tools for Ramping Up STEM Learning

Fractus Learning

Many teachers can tell you first hand that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education has been gaining influence in the world of academia for at least the last five years. There are plenty of different avenues professors can take to implement STEM education.

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Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 2017

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You can discuss edtech implementation strategies, hear about favorite tools, and get to know those practices that teachers are excited to bring back to their students. But while EdSurge paced the ISTE floor on June 25-28 in San Antonio, Texas, we decided to ask a slightly different question: What edtech trends, products, and buzzwords do you wish would retire—for good?

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5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design. From inside the K-12 education bubble, it’s easy to believe that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and STEAM (adding art to the STEM mix) initiatives are a done deal — everyone’s doing them. . There are whole conferences dedicated to STEM. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Understand the Origins of STEM and Its Importance.

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How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs. Here are five ideas to follow from Fleming on how to set up a library makerspace that will foster creativity and expand on your STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum : SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Assess the School’s Existing STEM Programs. Why not offer robotics in the makerspace to the entire student population ?

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018. Here are some expert opinions on the four major trends of the year: SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Meghan is an associate editor with EdTech. meghan.bogardu….

Roboticist and engineer Dr. Ayanna Howard to give STEM keynote at 2018 Future of Education Technology Conference

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The National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) announced today that Dr. Ayanna Howard, an educator, researcher, and innovator noted for her ability to make STEM fun and accessible for children with disabilities, will deliver the closing keynote address on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the 38th annual event. Uncategorized artificial intelligence edtech trends FETC mobile learning devices robotics STEM

'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.

4 exciting trends that will define the 2018 education industry

eSchool News

The most hopeful potential impact of 2018’s edtech landscape is the opportunity for nurturing skills that will help students succeed in the future of work. Considering how robots could replace 38 percent of jobs in the U.S. This trend is already being experienced globally.

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs. Here are five ideas to follow from Fleming on how to set up a library makerspace that will foster creativity and expand on your STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum : SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Assess the School’s Existing STEM Programs. Why not offer robotics in the makerspace to the entire student population ?

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

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The trend is not unique to Hollywood; other American businesses— from appliance makers to luxury resorts —are similarly entangled with Asian money. 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. edtech startups, including Enuma , Knewton , Minerva Project , Ready4 and Volley.

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

Edsurge

Not quite enough time for our robot overlords to overtake us, but both distant and soon enough to make us wonder. Those interactions look a lot different than just evaluating consumer or edtech trends in isolation. It’s hard to make a case that there is still a separate edtech industry. What edtech and consumer trends will be significant for when a teen leaves high school? One overused catchphrase in education is that learning should be “student-centered.”

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Lessons Video Games Can Teach EdTech Developers. Builder Bowls – Builder Bowls revolve around a wide range of immersive technologies, including Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), simulations, video games, caves and domes, 3D printing and robotics.

Today's Newsletter: The Coolest New Products at Toy Fair

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Stewart Wolpin of our sister publication, TWICE, recently attended the recent Toy Fair in New York and noticed some surprising trends : Amazon Alexa voice-recognition, AR and VR, STEM/STEAM-oriented educational gear , 3D printing, and AI/coding were particularly prominent.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

Examples are STEM, PBL, Inquiry-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary, and Base Learning. As with aiding assessment delivery, technology integration or EdTech innovation will lead to the most drastic shifts in education.

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Startup U: Draper University and the Students of Tomorrow

EdNews Daily

Background: Majoring in industrial design, Sharon concentrated on robotics so she could create real, working prototypes. As a teacher and edtech lover, I am very excited about this show. Featured Higher Education News STEM Technology future social good youth

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

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Every year the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference's expo floor is packed with edtech products vying for teachers' attention. While this all sounds great, there's a serious investment to get all the robots, sensors, maps, and cameras.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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org/parents/stem-agriculture/youth-stem-activities/ ) HughesNet and National 4-H Council announce the launch of STEM Lab to inspire the next generation of scientists. published a new report which addresses latest trends in EdTech in the U.S.

ISTE Librarians’ Takeaways (Crowdsourced)

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For me, ISTE is the ultimate professional development conference to catch up on the latest in EdTech, collaborate with old and new friends, and to spend time with my people. Last year they presented their favorite new edtech through a Let’s Make a Deal style presentation.

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CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools

EdTechTeam

What’s next in edtech? At about half the price of Mindstorms Kits , you can build and code interactive, motorized robots, models and creations with distance, color and tilt sensor technologies with this new kit. What older tools have you overlooked that are worth a second look?

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Related, via Salon : “ Silicon Valley ’s $300M donation to STEM educatio n is not what it seems.” ” Via EdScoop : “ USC launches edtech research center focused on underrepresented youth.” “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? ” This, from Edsurge , is pretty awful: “Why Edtech Executives Are Keeping a Close Eye on Preschool Demographics.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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“​ Intel Hits Pause on Edtech Accelerator,” says Edsurge. Via Campus Technology : “6 VR Trends to Watch in Education.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” “This robot helps kids with special needs to communicate,” according to Techcrunch. This robot is called Robota and is the creation of a team from Rutgers University.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Politico : “ Stanley Buchesky , formerly a managing partner at the venture capital firm The EdTech Fund , will work [at the Department of Education] on budget and finance issues.” ” Among The EdTech Fund’s investments : Teachboost and Citelighter. He believes the future of education means all STEM, no arts and no humanities. “Can robotics teach problem solving to students?” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” From the Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump’s Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused Camp.” Bloomberg reports that “ Trump Administration Tapping Tech CEOs for STEM Policy Approach.” ” Those involved: investor Laurene Powell Jobs , Apple’s Tim Cook , and representatives from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – so all the country’s best experts on STEM education clearly.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” According to Edsurge , Knewton is now a courseware company and not a “robot tutor in the sky.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Maha Bali writing for Prof Hacker : “Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI , Analytics , and Adaptive Technologies in Education.” ” There’s some robot news in the privacy section below. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Edsurge : “What Federal Education Budget Cuts Mean for Edtech.” ” Get them started on for-profit STEM education early, amirite. “It’s Important for Us to Be Critical of STEM Education Efforts,” says The Pacific Standard. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” “ Robots Are Changing The World,” says edX , which hopes to sell you on some classes on robots. Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Department of Education Announces STEM , Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities.” Edtech Companies?”

Hack Education Weekly News

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“Is Your Edtech Product a Refrigerator or Washing Machine?” “Why Fixing the Pipeline Alone Won’t End Edtech’s Diversity Problem ,” says Edsurge. In other STEM news, Pornhub awards a “women in tech” scholarship. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. I’ve written about the growing trend of companies and organizations selling procurement consulting services.). Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” More on the Afghan robotics team in the contest section below. Speaking of predictions about the future of online education, EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin pens part 2 of his look at Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn ’s prediction that “ by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet.” for Robotics Contest.” Sensing a trend here? Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” (“Reinventing the transcript” seems to be one of the things folks are hoping to make “ trend ” this year.). Via Education Week : “Is STEM Oversold as a Path to Better Jobs? Which STEM jobs are in demand and pay well? ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Common Sense Media : “2018 State of EdTech Privacy Report.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” ” Via EdScoop : “Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” The money owed is by All Children Matter Inc stemming from fines to the Ohio Elections Commission for violating campaign finance law. The test in question: The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study ( TIMSS ) which is administered to students around the world. ” Also via Techcrunch : “ Primo Toys rolls out Cubetto, a wooden robot that teaches kids to code.” Presidential-Elect Trump.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Techcrunch : “ Pearson is adding LittleBits kits to its STEM curriculum.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin has released a new study on the many security and privacy issues with school (and school district and department of education) websites. ” From Educause : “ Higher Education’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies and Trends for 2018.”