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.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

A better question might be, what’s hot in EdTech this year ? In 2017, EdTech industry investments rose to a record-breaking $9.5 Just the first half of this year alone, the United States neared one billion in EdTech funding. By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller.

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Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends


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


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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Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.


I also expect to see a lot more robotics and makerspaces in schools. Tagged: edtech , education , future , learning , reading , tech , tech tools , technology , writing. education edtech future learning reading tech tech tools technology writing

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

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators understand the importance of being in touch with the latest trends in ed tech. Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) helps us by sharing what the organization sees as the next big trends.

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


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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The Four P's—The Future of Edtech


Current technology trends allow for real-time data, ease of assessment, and the ability to let a student move at their own pace. The future of edtech will be algorithm driven. Teaching & Learning Innovation Connected Educators Educational Technologies EdTech Insights

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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….

Highlights From a Year of Tracking Future Trends in Education


Related to this development was the rise of what I think of as Social Justice Edtech. These edtech approaches received both buzz and practice over the past decade, but no longer seem to win attention in media and at conferences. Looking ahead to 2018, here are three predictions: First, we will probably see more work on the many ways automation (AI, robotics, etc.) If we look back on 2017 in educational technology, some of the biggest surprises were political and cultural.

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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.

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


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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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.

On the horizon: Tech trends and challenges for the next five years

FETC Converge

Makerspaces and robotics are expected to establish a prominent space in educational technology in the next year, with virtual reality, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things not too far behind, according to about 60 education experts whose ideas are showcased in a new report. Uncategorized digital literacy digital toolkit edtech trends educational technology benefits virtual reality

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments


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.

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VR, PBL, and OERs: Four High Hopes for Learning with Edtech in the New School Year


In 2014, I wrote about strategies for edtech success in the new school year , and in 2015, I wrote about edtech teaching trends for the new school year. I’ve seen the students in my own school get pretty excited about the robots they’ve built and programmed with code. What will edtech make possible this school year? Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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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 19, 2017 Cyber attacks a serious, and under-reported, threat to Boulder Valley companies | Boulder Daily Camera → Specific to the Boulder, CO-area, but useful overview of cybersecurity trends. 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.

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'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.

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

FETC Converge

Uncategorized artificial intelligence edtech trends FETC mobile learning devices robotics STEMThe 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.

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


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.”

Is Betsy DeVos good or bad for edtech?

eSchool News

But with a background in technology investment, could DeVos be a leader in the support of successfully-implemented edtech? She advocates for edtech, specifically. One long-term trend that’s working in our favor is technology. She knows edtech has the power to enhance learning.

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.

4 EdTech Tools for Ramping Up STEM Learning

Fractus Learning

For example, in some of my labs during a unit on motion, students will build a robot, program it, and use it in a lab by the end of a class period. STEM education might have something to do with that upward trend.


30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Robotics in the classroom. Featured Technology Trends #edtech disruption innovation learning innovation30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. by Terry Heick.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Cambridge Analytica was able to take that quarter million accounts that it had permission to look at from Facebook and mine fifty million accounts to look at trends and how people thought about politics and then potentially use that to move the 2016 election in different ways.

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


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

As with aiding assessment delivery, technology integration or EdTech innovation will lead to the most drastic shifts in education. In the future, many EdTech innovations will allow technology to significantly transform teaching tasks and develop fresh teaching techniques.

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30+ new tools and services we saw at ISTE 2019

eSchool News

If not, don’t worry–we’re highlighting some of the newest and most innovative edtech tools we saw at the show. We’ve rounded up some of the biggest trends, news, and tools to help you organize your post-ISTE 2019 thoughts.

Celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the NEO Blog


From gamification to digital citizenship to PD for teachers to classroom robots and everything in between, the 102 posts that have been published on the NEO Blog in the last 12 months covered oh so many subjects related to education technology and e-learning for educational institutions.

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21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)


Many of the updates come from trends I’ve seen not only in education but also in the workplace like these Top 10 Skills Needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (from the World Economic Forum). Why not program your robot to re-enact a moment in history?

6 Tips for making the most of ed tech exhibitions


For many teachers, edtech conferences are a major highlight of the school year and a great opportunity to connect with fellow educators. Not to mention 3D printing, AR and robots! Speaking of edtech conferences, The Bett Show is just around the corner.

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

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! When Fleming did an assessment at New Milford High School she found that robotics was only offered to the top 25 or 30 engineering students, the majority of whom were boys.

Is your school’s network ready for the future of education?

FETC Converge

A few weeks ago, “The NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2016 K–12 Edition” outlined coding, online learning, robotics, artificial intelligence and virtual reality as the key education trends for the next five years. Read more at EdTech: Focus on K-12. But is the average school’s network ready for such developments? That’s what the State Educational Technology Directors Association wants to ensure.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry


The growth in the edtech sector is most pronounced in the entire Asia-Pacific region which is predicted to become 54% of the global edtech market by 2020. Across the globe, some key disruptive technology trends which are impacting education are: Artificial Intelligence.

5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! It is very important to not embark on any sort of STEM initiative just because it is a trend. Within District 36, Burleson explains, “We have buckets of technology: construction, robotics, circuitry and electronics, and coding. Robotics and coding: Robot Turtle board game, Sphero, NAO robot. 5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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