4 Emerging Edtech Trends in 2020

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Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares his thoughts From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Nikolaos Chatzopoulos shares four trends that are shaping how his schools teach with technology.

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Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

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Here’s a roundup of today’s top edtech trends: 1 1:1 Devices —This trend seems to continue to expand. The idea of having a device for every student is a highly desirable goal for most, and this trend will likely continue for years to come as schools gradually build their programs until they reach 1:1 status. 3 Wearable Technology —Wearable technology is an up-and-coming trend in edtech. 5 Collaborative Computing —This trend is closely linked to cloud computing.

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What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom. It starts with a game of Robot Turtles, a board game by Thinkfun that’s being used at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, Ill., It helps explain the step-by-step nature of coding,” says Todd Burleson, resource center director for this Winnetka Public Schools District 36 elementary school. Schools Get Started in Robotics. District 36 started small with its robotics program. “We

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! Research from School Library Journal indicates that maker activities at elementary and middle schools increased by 4 percent from 2014 to 2017. meghan.bogardu…. Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:48. The classroom of the future isn’t far from becoming a reality in 2018.

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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. Fortunately, teachers like April Keck DeGennaro who teaches at Peoples Elementary School in Georgia is. SCREAM stands for science, computing, robotics, engineering, artificial intelligence, and math.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

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Topics include teaching foundational topics and emerging trends in K-12. code a robot to count stars). ” Computer Science Teachers Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers Innovation Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Society and Ethics STEM Students Teachers Thought Leader ThursdayKomal Singh on episode 474 on the 10-Minute Teacher Girls and people of color need role models who look like them.

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What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

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Ollie robots [link]. Ozobot robots [link]. The move to middle school comes after almost fifteen years in elementary education as a third grade teacher and as an elementary library media specialist. These students are programming Ollie robots. Innovation Libraries News & Trends STEM Tools10MT #22 | An Interview with Librarian Chad Lehman From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Student seeks to create the ‘Netflix of online learning’

The Hechinger Report

eLearn.fyi is a database of more than 300 online resources, from a civics curriculum created by a former Supreme Court justice to engineering lessons for building a robotic arm.

3 ways to make social-emotional learning REAL for students

The Cornerstone for Teachers

He’s going to give us a bit of context about what the SEL needs are for students right now, what’s trending, and clarify exactly what true socio-emotional learning means., And in these trends with SEL right now? This work must be more than just a buzzword, or the latest trend.

'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.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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But this year, I’m reorganizing my analysis of these “trends,” partly because I think they can all be subsumed under the larger theme of “the new economy.” ” That’s because the stories told this year to keep us hustling and to keep up imagining a certain kind of future are almost all about robots. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

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

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Robot teachers. The idea of a robot teacher may seem like a too futuristic concept at the moment, but it’s really an ongoing project in many schools and colleges worldwide. This type of tool has various benefits over traditional teaching: Robot teachers provide students with up to date knowledge, always making sure to follow the latest news and education trends. Robot teachers are able to work 24/7 without taking a break and don’t need a salary.

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

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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. Fourth graders at High Tech Elementary School met with nearby organizations and launched their own websites and businesses to support the police department, water board, humane society, and more. I’ve seen the students in my own school get pretty excited about the robots they’ve built and programmed with code.

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Hacking project-based learning: tips for management, assessment, & more from Ross Cooper & Erin Murphy

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I’m assuming it’s very different for elementary than secondary. Erin: I’m going to let Ross jump in in a second, but I just want to address here the piece about the secondary versus the elementary. One, focusing at the elementary level, typically this is where students are learning to read rather than reading to learn. 2) I want to talk more specifically about elementary grades, particularly K-3. Classroom Management Education Trends Truth For Teachers Podcast

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

Fleming says whether the district sets up a makerspace in an elementary school library, in a middle school classroom or in a high school cafeteria, each makerspace has a unique quality. 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. Why not offer robotics in the makerspace to the entire student population ?

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

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From the experiences we provide (iPads, cutting-edge digital library, nationally-ranked Robotics program) to the inter-district professional learning we support (top-ranked VrainWaves podcast), at the core of our program is a belief in technology as a catalyst for learning at all levels.

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Japanese Startup Ecosystem – Exclusive Year End Analysis – 2020 – All You Need To Know!

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The country has witnessed some fascinating trends emerging in the advent of the pandemic. With elementary, middle, and high schools closed due to the pandemic, Unirobot is producing educational robots that work as artificial intelligence-based homeschool teachers.

What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

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This year alone, Juliet has used 3D printers, servo motors and microcontrollers to build the parts needed to construct a therapeutic robotic dog that she hopes will help those afraid of canines overcome their fears, a project she did as part of a lesson in her English class. The Fab Lab is one way the Charleston County School District is trying to build career planning into curricula for children at earlier and earlier ages, a trend unfolding in school districts around the country.

Planning ahead to catch up students when school reopens after coronavirus

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Ideally, Noguera said, kids would also have access to after school programming providing enrichment activities like art or robotics to balance out ramped-up instruction.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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One more stat — which may explain the whole social-media-as-news-trend — and then I’ll connect these dots: 60% of people don’t trust traditional news sources. Students middle school and up (or precocious elementary) can find easy-to-understand facts for a state report or a perspective project evaluating what happened around the world while they were winning a soccer game. I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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In the marketplace: An NBA math program, coding tools, and a new literacy initiative

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Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. CodeSnaps teaches coding basics by enticing students to actively work together, hands-on, to control Sphero robots.

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This College Program Wants to Help Schools Use Technology With Intention

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In the latter case, Kolb envisions a scenario where every teacher, administrator and tech coordinator at a given elementary school would join together to get the same foundational knowledge and understanding about how to use technology effectively in their schools. With 99 percent of U.S.

Google, DonorsChoose Partner to Fund Culturally Responsive Classroom Materials

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That upward trend has continued: Since 2016, such requests have increased 117 percent. Wondwossen is a former elementary school ESL teacher, and when she was in the classroom, she used to tell her students they were “language superheroes.” “The million classroom projects, spanning from book sets to robotics kits to flexible furniture.

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

Fleming says whether the district sets up a makerspace in an elementary school library, in a middle school classroom or in a high school cafeteria, each makerspace has a unique quality. 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. Why not offer robotics in the makerspace to the entire student population ?

A summer program uses the arts to combat the achievement gap

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Tuesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Leave this field empty if you're human: Around the country, most elementary school students’ math and reading ability stops progressing over the summer, and kids from low-income families are particularly at risk of slipping backwards. Baltimore is combating that trend.

29 K-12 edtech predictions for 2021

eSchool News

Elementary students are not immune to serious student safety issues. Jason Innes, Director of Curriculum, Training, and Product Management, KinderLab Robotics. “We

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Build Empathy and Find Joy—How to Combine Making and Entrepreneurism in Your Classroom

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Encourage Resilience “When I'm making things—such as robotic mechanisms with children in classrooms—I often hear one or more call out, ‘I need help’ before they've taken the time to think the problem through,” says Kaun. Create Connections Given current employment and automation trends, Kaun thinks everybody needs some grounding in STEAM education. Kaun enlisted robotics coaches from RoboFun, which trains educators and runs programs for students. “We

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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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. acronym – make sure that you’re talking to a person first instead of some Russian robot that’s out there.

No Begging Required: Teachers Share 5 Creative Ways to Fund Classroom Technology

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As the maker movement catches on, we're seeing more requests for things like MakerBots, 3Doodler pens, and robotics kits.” Ellen Goodman The LilySarahGrace Foundation started in 2012, has given over $1 million to support the arts and inquiry-based learning in underfunded elementary schools. Their definition of art is broad encompassing everything from dance to robotics, theater, 3D printing and software development.

Build Empathy and Find Joy—How to Combine Making and Entrepreneurism in Your Classroom

Edsurge

Encourage Resilience “When I'm making things—such as robotic mechanisms with children in classrooms—I often hear one or more call out, ‘I need help’ before they've taken the time to think the problem through,” says Kaun. Create Connections Given current employment and automation trends, Kaun thinks everybody needs some grounding in STEAM education. Kaun enlisted robotics coaches from RoboFun, which trains educators and runs programs for students. “We

Your Guide to Running a School Like Disney World

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At Mary Williams Elementary , we strive to create a similarly magical feeling. Since then, we've experimented with dozens of different apps and online programs to boost learning and interest: 3-D printing, spheros, Osmos, virtual reality, coding, cyber security modules, drones, Robotics, multiple devices. At PTO meetings, I reveal market trends and student data. Lynn Colón is the proud principal of Mary Williams Elementary.

Technology Integration in a 21st Century Science Classroom

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This allows the students an even greater chance to identify trends, errors, and anomalous data. The simplest and easiest tool to incorporate into any science classroom, including the elementary level, is a USB microscope with an integrated camera. In the end, the students can quickly and easily see trends with their digital tools that they often overlook when recording data by hand. . Imagine this classroom scenario.

When the waters rise, how will we keep schools open?

The Hechinger Report

The eighth grader can also remember each of the kids she began school with back at Boudreaux Canal Elementary School. The elementary she went to next, Upper Little Caillou, had replaced another nearby school that had shuttered for the same reasons a few years earlier.

What Does ‘Career Readiness’ Look Like in Middle School?

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This year alone, Juliet has used 3D printers, servo motors and microcontrollers to build the parts needed to construct a therapeutic robotic dog that she hopes will help those afraid of canines overcome their fears, a project she did as part of a lesson in her English class. The Fab Lab is one way the Charleston County School District is trying to build career planning into curricula for children at earlier and earlier ages, a trend unfolding in school districts around the country.