Computational Thinking and Math for Elementary Grades

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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.

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.

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life

EdTech Magazine

Sphero, LittleBits and Other Robots Bring Technology to Life. Josh Stumpenhorst got hooked on robotics three years ago when his son showed him the Sphero BB-8, a baseball-sized, self-propelled robot based on the Star Wars droid. At Nathaniel Morton Elementary in Plymouth, Mass.,

The coolest K-12 robotics programs we saw at ISTE

eSchool News

At ISTE 2019, that push to learn coding was clear as new K-12 robotics solutions emerged. We’ve rounded up some of the best K-12 robotics solutions and programs we saw during the conference. Share your favorite K-12 robotics programs with us on Twitter @eschoolnews.

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.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

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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.

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.

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A Humanoid Robot Inspires All Students to Explore STEM, Coding, and Programming

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Jett is the younger sibling of RoboKind’s facially expressive robot Milo, and provides all students, including those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the opportunity to explore STEM, coding, and programming. Also, follow Jett on Twitter or Facebook.

'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.

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

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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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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.

16 Fast, Fun Things to End on An Up Note – ??

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter We’re working towards the end of the school year, teachers! Kindergarten – lower elementary 4. Upper Elementary – Middle School 7.

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

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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.

[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.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

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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

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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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The Future of STEM Education: 5 Innovative Ideas About to Break Through

Educational Technology Guy

To best prepare our kids for a tech-driven future, here are five innovative ideas that educators are testing out: Highly-Specialized Elementary Teachers As it stands now, math and science teachers are forced to cover a wide breadth of topics geared towards preparing students for the future.

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11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

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Sanée Bell on episode 531 of the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Back to school is here! Share your list with me in the comments below or on Twitter ! We’re going to have girls in this robotics club.

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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.

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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Make This the Year That You Take On Ambitious IT Projects in Your School

EdTech Magazine

It works well for giant projects like museum displays, science fair projects, but it also works well for weekly vocabulary assignments,” says Robyn Tanksley, third-grade teacher at the Sexton Mountain Elementary School in Beaverton, in a video about Adobe Spark. . Twitter.

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Technology Underscores the Promise of a New School Year

EdTech Magazine

Owen Roundy Elementary in Las Vegas, Christia Osborn-Preston will teach a new class this year on technology, covering topics such as robotics and coding. . Twitter. Technology Underscores the Promise of a New School Year. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:44.

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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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.

How to Help Kids Who Hate Math Learn It

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Dan Meyer on episode 513 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Dan Meyer @ddmeyer gives us tips and advice for helping kids who hate math learn to love it.

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Learn Along with Me this Summer

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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.

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

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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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Alan November Shares A Mind Blowing New Idea in Assessment

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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.

App Smashing with Kindergarteners #ipadchat

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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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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.