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Are We Designing Girls Out of Education Technology?

Edsurge

In one experiment, auto mechanics charged a wheelchair-bound person more for repairs—not because of implicit or explicit bias, but because they assumed someone with limited mobility would be less likely to shop around. When the same exercise was carried out in the matrilineal Khasi tribe, 54 percent of women chose to compete, while only 39 percent of the men did. Last year, an all-girls team from Michigan called the Pink Eagles won our global robotics competition.

Sphero for Education

Technology Tidbits

Basically, the Sphero is a programmable orb that can be used to play games, as a controller, or even integrate into education. BTW, did I mention that it is waterproof too, and already has over 25 mobile apps to download. This post is going to be the first in a series that focuses on the SPRK (Schools Parents Robot Kids) program. There are four educational apps (iOS/Android) for the Sphero that are listed below. edtech mobile learning programming sphero

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Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

Hack Education

This is part ten of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Perhaps it’s no surprise that there was so much talk this year about education, technology, and emotional health. All the talk of the importance of “emotion” in education reflects other trends too. There are promises about “brain training” exercises that will keep the brain “fit” as one ages. ( The analysis is also relevant to education.

30 Sites & Apps for Learning to Program or Code

techlearning

Below is a list of some of the best resources for students and educators looking to learn how to program and code. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] *This list is in alphabetical order. This is done by dragging and dropping code to make your robot dance.

Top Blog Posts of January 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

Add to it a great month for Every Classroom Matters and all of you who share and reshare on Facebook and Twitter and you’re looking at more than a million educators reached through the network built around this blog. Get outside, get some exercise.

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15 Tools for Self Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

This type of instruction is becoming increasingly popular as the education world shifts from the classroom to the internet ( Wikipedia )." Self-paced learning is an excellent way for students or educators to learn material at their own pace.

Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

This type of instruction is becoming increasingly popular as the education world shifts from the classroom to the internet ( Wikipedia )." Self-paced learning is an excellent way for students or educators to learn material at their own pace.

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CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools

EdTechTeam

We purged through the winners and compiled a list of educational tools and gadgets for you to look for in 2017. Even better, you can program it with your mobile devices. This device turns into a printer for your mobile phone via the mobile app. What’s next in edtech?

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Can freeing struggling schools from red tape help them improve?

The Hechinger Report

Her friends wanted to try robotics, so she tagged along. Robotics came easily to her, so she began helping others in her club and teaching her 2-year-old sister the basics. “I said Nancy Barbour, director of educator support services for the state Department of Public Instruction.

30 Sites/Apps for Learning how to Program or Code

Technology Tidbits

Below is a list of some of the best resources for students and educators looking to learn how to program and code. This is done by dragging and dropping code to make your robot dance. Best of all is the educator portal which allows teachers to track and monitor student progress.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

techlearning

ADVANCED & MEASURED PROGRESS ( www.advanc-ed.org ) & ( www.measuredprogress.org ) Measured Progress and AdvancED will join forces to form a unique and far-reaching nonprofit educational company focused on data-driven tools for school improvement.

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

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). In the mean time, my “take home” point is that skepticism of claims about the future of technology in education deserve a greater voice.

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

Doug Levin

I recently revisited the central prediction of the influential 2008 book, Disrupting Class – that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet – in two blog posts ( here and here ). In the mean time, my “take home” point is that skepticism of claims about the future of technology in education deserve a greater voice.

EdTech 150

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

With all of these technologies populating classrooms this year, it is also more integral than ever that educators instill students with the tenets of digital citizenship. Makerspaces and STEAM education will also continue to reimagine the role of the school librarian.

40 Sites/Apps to Learn how to Program or Code

Technology Tidbits

Below is a list of some of the best resources for students and educators looking to learn how to program and code. This is done by dragging and dropping code to make your robot dance. Best of all is the educator portal which allows teachers to track and monitor student progress.

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Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

If education is automated. Whose education is automated. Martin Cooper, a Motorola exec, made the first mobile telephone call in 1973, not 1983. But I think it’s crucial, particularly in education, that we do not confuse consumption with innovation.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update February 25th Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. These events bring together educators, learners, leaders, and others to rethink and reinvent education. CoSN is designed for education leaders to better understand their changing roles in creating the new face of learning, and it''s a great event with terrific history and high-powered speakers. Education Revolution Google+ Community Robots grading essays.