(The Very Last) Hack Education Weekly News

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” Not so sure how folks plan to do their beloved STEM without the S or the E in this future, but hey. ” “ University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research,” says Inside Higher Ed. ” Via Education Week : “K–12 Interest Grows in ‘ Physical Computing ’ as Hands-On Approach to Computer Science and STEM.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ Ivanka Trump , Apple’s Tim Cook Push STEM, Computer Science Education,” says Education Week. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” “This robot helps kids with special needs to communicate,” according to Techcrunch. This robot is called Robota and is the creation of a team from Rutgers University. Education Politics.

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Related, via Salon : “ Silicon Valley ’s $300M donation to STEM educatio n is not what it seems.” “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Department of Education Announces STEM , Computer Science Education Grant Opportunities.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Techcrunch : “ Pearson is adding LittleBits kits to its STEM curriculum.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” ” Via Campus Technology : “ Personalized Text Messages Boost STEM Student Persistence in Community College Study.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.