Robot alligators

Dangerously Irrelevant

I spent this morning at the Maker Tech Camp at Edwards Elementary here in Ames. The Team Neutrino First Robotics student helpers from Ames High were of great assistance. I spent this morning at the Maker Tech Camp at Edwards Elementary here in Ames.

Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

The CoolCatTeacher

Steve Floyd on episode 249 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades. That’s what these robots are. Twitter: @stevenpfloyd.

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 I use Twitter a lot.

5 Tools to Teach Coding to Late Elementary Students

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Root I just got one of these coding robots, and it may already be my favorite. I like this as a starting place for late elementary because there is so much I can do with it. I see many folks buying coding robots to fit specific needs, and I think this robot eliminates much of that.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

Don’t mess with her on Twitter. ” 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.” We must encourage people to pursue “robot resistant” majors in college. Robots might not take your job.

Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Doug Bergman, author of Computer Science K12: Imagine the Possibilities , gives an overview of the things we should be teaching students relating to Computer Science from kindergarten to high school.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

code a robot to count stars). Email: singh [dot] komal@gmail.com Twitter: think_oid@ & arastarengineer@ LinkedIn: [link] Book Website: www.arastarenginer.com Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.”

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How Robotics Competitions Close the STEM Skills Gap and Build a Diverse Workforce

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For nearly 30 years, the global non-profit FIRST has been getting kids hooked on science and technology through hands-on robotics competitions for grades K-12—complete with cheering crowds, adrenaline rushes and teams snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. FIRST president and former tech executive Don Bossi spoke with EdSurge about why robotics are the ideal gateway sport for budding innovators and how educators can get their students involved. Watch a video: This isn't a robot.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Catherine Davis-Hayes on episode 153 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Anyway, so he was talking about designing these little robots that were about the size of a quarter, and how they were designed.

Help Kids Learn to Code with Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop

The CoolCatTeacher

How kids can explore and create in STEM with ease From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We have 3d printing, robot making, and all kinds of building going on. These Wonder Workshop robots make it easy to learn to code in my STEM lab.

[On-Air Coaching] Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology – SULS006

Shake Up Learning

Jasmine is a second-year fourth-grade teacher at Marrington Elementary School near Charleston, South Carolina. One of Jasmine’s coolest projects is her robotic water cycle lesson, which involves all kinds of skills from her students. Jasmine Saab on Twitter. Dash robot.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Leah LaCrosse on episode 272 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Now, do you use robots? What about robotics? In my class, we use the Sphero robot quite a bit. So that’s my Go To robot.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Micah Brown on episode 237 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter is just as easy as posting a picture of your students’ Valentine. He’s the robot there. in Elementary Education.

A Few Weeks with Root

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One of my biggest takeaways from the FETC conference in January was seeing the Root robot live. Basically, Root is everything I was looking for in a coding robot, and I could not wait to try it out. What you want to know is my first impressions of the robot, right?

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

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Amy Downs and Julie Cates – 6th grade, Annie R Mitchell Elementary- Central Valley CUE. Jesus Huerta – 5th grade, Brawley Elementary School District- Inland Area CUE. Doug is also the creator and moderator of #WeirdEd on Twitter , which happens every Wednesday at 7pm PST.

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Google Classroom: Top New Features to Learn Over the Summer #gafe

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Alice Keeler on episode 97 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @alicekeeler.

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What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

The CoolCatTeacher

10MT #22 | An Interview with Librarian Chad Lehman From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. All you need to do is head over to leave a review on iTunes and just include your Twitter or Instagram handle so we can enter you in the drawing.

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This Teacher Started a Hands-On PD Lab That’s Sparking Change Across the District

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In 2013, I was hired to teach computer science (CS) and video game design to students in grades K-5 at Monte Sano Elementary School in Huntsville, Ala. A year earlier, I had graduated with a teaching degree in elementary education.

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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 ? Twitter.

Drones Take Flight as Latest K–12 Learning Tool

EdTech Magazine

It regularly participates in several different competitions, including ones for robotics and solar cars. This initiative provides support to local elementary districts to help prepare students for high school and college. . “We Twitter.

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Part 2: Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Entire Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Also, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . Keep in mind that Computational Thinking can use devices, robots, and computers to support learning. Integrating CT in the Elementary Classroom (Getting Smart).

Part 3: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Engineering

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before investigating these resources, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. EIE – Engineering is Elementary supports educators and children with curricula and professional development that develop engineering literacy.

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Learn Along with Me this Summer

My Paperless Classroom

I want them to write blogs and play with robots. Conferences and Topics June 11 SF Google Summit San Francisco Blogger for Elementary Ed – Setting up a private class blog with blogger can make it safe and easy to share work from your class or school with subscribed readers.

RoboKind Chosen as a 2018 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

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We hope that in the future we can inspire more children to learn using robotics and technology.” Brands such as Alibaba, Google, Kakao, Skype, Spotify, Twitter, and YouTube have all been singled out in Red Herring’s storied history.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. Whether your students design robots with PenPals in Asia, write poetry with PenPals in Europe, or create environmental solutions with PenPals in Africa.

Part 2… 34 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . Robot Basketball – This lesson comes from Try Engineering. Also, remember to subscribe to this 21centuryedtech Blog by RSS or email and follow me on twitter at mjgormans.

#CUE17- The Game

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You can also follow conversations and glean resources if you follow the hashtags #notatcue and #CUE17 on Twitter and Instagram. Visiting the STEAMPunk playground to meet robots, the exhibition hall to meet vendors, and attending a CUE affiliate meeting are just a few example activities.

Alan November Shares A Mind Blowing New Idea in Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Episode 89 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @globalearner. I first saw this at Harvard, but since then I’ve seen it in elementary schools and middle and high school.

How This Educator Bridges Creativity And Teaching Through Project-Based Learning

EdNews Daily

After selling a very successful business, I decided in 2009 to pursue my passion by earning another degree in Elementary Education, with an emphasis in English. I have a dual certification in elementary and middle school ages.

Beyond the Play: Code Career Day

EdTechTeam

Teaching coding with robotics allows for that perception; toys in the classroom. While students are using iPads to program robots like the Wonder Workshop Dash , they do not recognize they are learning things like sequencing, problem solving, collaboration, and maybe even the robo-boogie.

App Smashing with Kindergarteners #ipadchat

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Carrie Willis on episode 83 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Want to hear another episode on elementary portfolios with SeeSaw? Twitter handle: @carriewillis18.

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The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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Britt Watwood on episode 327 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. acronym – make sure that you’re talking to a person first instead of some Russian robot that’s out there. Twitter: @bwatwood.

Q&A: Adam Welcome on How K–12 Educators Can Integrate Technology for Engagement

EdTech Magazine

So, when I look at that, I think every elementary, middle and high school should have an esports team. . Now, let’s say, for one class, maybe they build a map of the Silk Road instead , and they get a Sphero robot and they code the Silk Road with that robot over a two-week period.

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 ? Twitter.

Part 2: Computational Thinking: Over 50 Resources To Teach CT Across the Curriculum

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Also, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . Keep in mind that Computational Thinking can use devices, robots, and computers to support learning. Integrating CT in the Elementary Classroom (Getting Smart).

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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Part 2… 30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

First, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . Robot Basketball – This lesson comes from Try Engineering. Also, remember to subscribe to this 21centuryedtech Blog by RSS or email and follow me on twitter at mjgormans.

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Transform Learning by Creating a Makerspace

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The irony was not lost on Luhtala and Burns when they rescued much-needed shelving from the elementary school. At end of year three, still finding that coding, robotic and circuitry workshops were a little bit elusive, they started experimenting with augmented and virtual reality and robotics.

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

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Have a class twitter or Instagram account to post about the day’s learning Just like a blog only smaller. One of my Ed Techs ( Ashley Pampe ) actually created a “Social Media” team on her elementary campus. Why not program your robot to re-enact a moment in history?

5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces

EdTech Magazine

Research from School Library Journal indicates that maker activities at elementary and middle schools increased by 4 percent from 2014 to 2017. They work on any project they want, such as robotics. Twitter. 5 Best Practices for STEM Education Spaces. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:13.

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