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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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This is part eight of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In previous years, I’ve looked at how education technology is intertwined with narratives about “ skills ,” “ competencies ,” and “ credentialing.” You’ll notice, however, that this article is not titled “Education Technology and the New Economy.” We must encourage people to pursue “robot resistant” majors in college.

Wildly Audacious Goals and the Power of One

iLearn Technology

In 2010, I thought that technology might be the savior of education. Dev4X is working on a technology solution that will empower these under served children and their communities to take control of their own learning and create better lives for themselves.

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Metanoia- the journey of changing one’s mind, heart, self, or way of life (basically what #edu is all about!)

iLearn Technology

As educators and decision makers, we often try to make shifts in educations by bring in a new program, adding the newest technology, changing one curriculum for another. An illustration of the change of mindset: I started a school that is technology rich.

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

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This stellar district continues to up its game responding to its highest pressure points: social and cultural expectations for consumer-level personalized digital experiences, ever-changing academic and technical standards and increasing technology complexity. By Doug Cauthen.

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AI Curriculum Is Coming for K-12 At Last. What Will It Include?


When Ayanna met Cozmo the robot, both she and the robot lit up. “it elementary and secondary schools teach the subject, maybe because there are so few curricula available for students. The robot Cozmo would seem to fit that bill: Its basic coding platform is a simple visual system based on MIT’s Scratch Blocks, but there’s also a more advanced option based on Python. Iridescent’s AI Family Challenge focuses on using the technology to solve societal problems.

Harness the Power of LEGO® Education to Engage Students in STEAM Learning


LEGO Education combines hands-on play with tangible STEAM lessons and curriculum in coding, robotics and other subjects, while also helping students develop tangible job-related skills that are critical for the 21st century.

Schools Focus on Boosting Students’ Future Career Options

EdTech Magazine

The district now offers 16 career clusters, exposing students to a variety of technologies, from medical manikins to VEX robotics and 3D design tools such as Autodesk. . The district’s website boasts more than 150 areas in which high school students can earn professional credentials in fields ranging from 911 dispatch to aerospace technology and web development. Our business and technology clusters have the most technology,” Downey says. “We’re

Social-Emotional Learning Matters. for Students AND Teachers


So she “pulls it together”, goes numb, and begins to read from her script in a robotic voice: “Step 1: the first step of emotional regulation is…” Teacher stress can interfere with effective teaching of social-emotional learning to students. When educators take care of themselves, a positive cycle of social-emotional learning happens, and students become “much more connected to each other and the class environment,” says Elizabeth Kolar, a Bay Area elementary school teacher.

Building Coding Skills Through Playful Learning

a Solution Engineer at LEGO Education, and Jennifer Rodabaugh, a classroom teacher and developer of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) projects. She has an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi in elementary and special education.

A World of PBL… 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. Global School Net – Explore a site that combines education and technology to strengthen communities and benefit humanity.

If You Build It, They Will Make


Our elementary computer lab could qualify for an entry on the show Hoarders. From last summer’s technology install we have piles of flattened cardboard and garbage bags full of foam inserts. Add to this purchased legos, Dash robots, and BeeBots.

What are your edtech resolutions?

eSchool News

Frankie Jackson, chief technology officer, Cypress Fairbanks (TX) Independent School District. Kristina Stratton, principal, Westside Elementary School, Florida. “In When my students have advanced past color programming, they can program the same robots using Blockly/Java script.

STEM Gains Traction in After-School Programs

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Many schools are recognizing the importance of providing their students with opportunities for greater technology instruction — especially in supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs with an emphasis on coding.


Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this third post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.


A World of PBL: 25 Authentic Resources To Connect Students Beyond The Classroom


Whether your students design robots with PenPals in Asia, write poetry with PenPals in Europe, or create environmental solutions with PenPals in Africa. Global School Net – Explore a site that combines education and technology to strengthen communities and benefit humanity.

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CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools


From VR devices to programming, and from creation apps to creativity tools, expect to see an evolution of the tools you already love and new technologies that will surely engage your students in this compilation of resources. What’s next in edtech?

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

Doug Levin

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye the week of March 13, 2017 – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. Technology used to target UAE’s cheating students | The National → "We were saying technology helps students cheat, now, we’d say it’s helping them understand unethical behaviour better than ever."

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Computer science courses still a rarity in California

eSchool News

California is home to Silicon Valley, a hub of technological innovation. The computer industry boasts hundreds of thousands of well-paying information technology jobs, with more on the way. There is computer science being taught in the elementary schools.

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Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” Via Campus Technology : “Digital credentials company Credly is adopting the Credential Transparency Description Language (CTDL), a common markup language designed to improve discoverability of certifications, badges and other verified achievements. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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” Gotta love a quote like this, from a story in Edsurge profiling McComb, Mississippi ’s Summit Elementary School: “We are learning how to mitigate between policy and trying to be as innovative as possible without breaking state laws.” For what it’s worth, according to the latest data from the NCES , the number of post-secondary institutions in the US has increased since 2011. Via Campus Technology : “ Pearson Expands Textbook Rental Program.”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karen Blumberg Technology Integrator The School at Columbia University BIO : Karen Blumberg is an educational technologist at The School at Columbia University working with faculty and students to integrate technology academically, respectfully, and responsibly.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

School Psychology Doctoral Candidate and Intern, CEO STEMx: Stemulating Teaching with Emerging Technology Methodologies - Simulation vs. Virtual Learning Environments - Dr. Nicole Simon, Assistant Professor Engineering/Physics/Technology Dept.