The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Professor Britt Watwood has moved his college classes off Facebook. The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. Vicki: The Facebook scandal with Cambridge Analytica and more. What happened on Facebook? So, Britt, did you delete your Facebook, or not?

ROMO: The Friendly, Personal Robot that Learns as You Play!


is a friendly robot from another world, built to teach kids the basics of computer programming and robotics through a series of adventurous challenges. I put this friendly robot on my holiday list. ROMO is by far the coolest gift my kids received this year! ROMO by Romotive Inc.

How AI is Changing Writing: Check out Robot Don

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of these writing assistants is Robot Don, an AI-driven software which we are going to discuss in this article. What does Robot Don bring to the table? All it takes is to create your own account or use an existing Facebook or Google account and you are good to go!

Collaboration Created with a Facebook Post

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Patterson Robotics partnership wins Oklahoma elementary school $50K and lots of accolades. Classroom Collaboration Curriculum Hardware

Facebook helps makerspaces expand in the classroom

eSchool News

Now with the help of Facebook and the Ravenswood Education Foundation, he’s come close to reaching that goal. By the end of this week, five out of seven of the district’s public schools will have spaces filled with 3D printers, Legos, laptops, robots and more for hands-on learning.

How a Stereotype-Smashing Teen Founded the First All-Girl Muslim Robotics Team


Zaina Siyed answered that question by creating the FemSTEM Robotics Scholarship Program , a free STEM program for Muslim girls aged 10 to 14. Siyed was fed up with never seeing girls—especially Muslim girls like herself—competing in the robotics challenges she loved so much. In 2016, Siyed was fed up with never seeing girls—especially Muslim girls like herself—competing in the robotics challenges she loved so much. How did you become interested in STEM learning and robotics?

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


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

” 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 are much more ideal as workers, because of course they cannot unionize.

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


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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Friday 5 — 3.11.2016

Perry Hewitt

When are people on Facebook, Reddit, or Gmail? Facebook opens Instant Articles to all publishers in April. You’ll still have to pass Facebook’s review process.

RoboKind Introduces Jett, STEM Curriculum


RoboKind , the creators of robots4autism and Milo, today introduced Jett , the coding and programming robot, along with the robots4STEM curriculum designed to teach all students, including those with disabilities. Also, follow Jett on Twitter or Facebook.


17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 (Infographic and FREE Download)

Shake Up Learning

Program a Robot. So not only is AI becoming mainstream, but we have some pretty cool robots available for our classrooms. Or try something more sophisticated like the Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot robots. Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group.

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Friday 5 — 10.7.2016

Perry Hewitt

You might be embarrassed to try a new French word with a colleague, but a robot won't judge. Friday Five apple bots culture facebook Friday5 messaging photography security strategy

Friday 5 — 9.18.15

Perry Hewitt

IStandWithAhmed generated well over half a million tweets, serious invitations to the White House and to Facebook , along with the inevitable funny responses. Check out a masterclass in Fenway Park , flying robotics in Harvard Stadium , all the Harvard events , or the full listing.

Friday 5 — 8.12.2016

Perry Hewitt

There's no breakout, innovative feature in the newly-released White House Facebook bot for corresponding with the President. I saved you some time by skipping to Mr. Robot at 2:31.). Friday Five bots design email facebook Friday5 messaging mobile visual

Why Computer Science Should Be A High School Graduation Requirement


Computing skills can be applied in a truly diverse range of fields, anything a student is interested in, from nanotechnology to robotics. Look where he and Facebook are today.

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

Shake Up Learning

One of Jasmine’s coolest projects is her robotic water cycle lesson, which involves all kinds of skills from her students. Share your answers on your favorite social media platform using the #shakeuplearning hashtag, or post it in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook ! [56:06]

5 Ways to Greet Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Thom Gibson – Bio As Submitted Thom Gibson is a two-time teacher-of-the-year educator in Austin, TX, teaching math, robotics, YouTube Video Production, and the esports elective.

This is What Powerful Learning Looks Like, Students Share Their Stories

Digital Promise

Zaina: The Saturday Robotics Teacher. In addition to balancing a tough schedule with her regular studies and extracurricular activities, Zaina volunteers teaching a Saturday robotics and coding class for middle school girls at her local mosque.

6 Riveting Ways to Make Reading and Writing Fun for Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Not only can you use robots, green screens, and iPads to excite kids, but you can use some more traditional ideas in new ways. Publishing: Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo. Do robots have a place in a library? (And

K-12 Dealmaking: GoReact Raises $4 Million; Follett Acquires Wobo

Marketplace K-12

Robotic Education Company Raises $300,000 : SP Robotic Works , a provider of robotic education for school-age and college students, raised $300,000 from the Indian Angel Network and the Chennai Angels, according to press reports. The company’s education division, Kidobotikz , raised the funding, according to SP Robotic Works’ Facebook page. Marketplace K-12 Ed-tech mergers and aquisitions robotics skills-based training study tools Venture Capital

Vernier opens 2016 engineering contest

eSchool News

Applications for the contest are due by January 15, 2016, and winners will be announced on March 5, 2016 on the Vernier website and Facebook page.

TeachThought Podcast Ep. 93 Recognizing Learning And Growth With Open Badges

TeachThought - Learn better.

Drew Perkins talks with Wayne Skipper, CEO and Founder of Concentric Sky about open badging, micro-credentialing and education and learning.

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

So many headlines focus on automation, robots, artificial intelligence, and the looming loss of jobs. During a recent trip to the doctor, the office’s affiliate hospital was in the midst of transitioning to a new electronic medical records system.

Some Videos of Our Favorite Things From #ASCD16

The Web20Classroom

You can learn more about what ViziTech can do for your classroom by visiting their website and checking them out on Facebook. Robotics in the classroom has been traditionally out of reach. That landscape is changing with EZ-Robot. If I've said it once, I've said it 1000 times.

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Team 4443 Sock Monkeys Once Again!

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am a part of Team 4443: Sock Monkeys and we are a robotics team through the FTC. The robot also has certain limitations, in parameters such as size, materials, and shape. Facebook: search “Sock Monkeys” Twitter: @4443SockMonkeys. Hey guys, it’s Molly again!

Mark Cuban, ECMC Lead $1.8M Round for Cluster to Develop Industrial Tech Talent


Yet the likes of Google and Facebook sometimes overshadow sectors that have been—and remain—core to the American economy: industrial manufacturing. In the industrial manufacturing sector, “there is obviously unfilled demand, and I’m a believer that robotics and AI will materially change the nature of work over the next decade,” Mark Cuban said in an email.

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


Surveying Teachers and Sparking Interest In January 2018, I launched a survey about professional development on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and the response was overwhelming.

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14 Lessons in #Education fr Israel During The #VibeEdu @VibeIsrael Tour

The Innovative Educator

The First Robotics Y Team 3211 of Yeruham needs donations from the community to fund these young makers. The Robotics team has a goal to reach 2000 likes on their Facebook page. This is just one in a series of ongoing posts on the educational innovations in Israel.

Could A ‘Chatbot’ Be Your Next Teaching Assistant?

Fractus Learning

As part of a fascinating five-part video series on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics , Richard Waters from the Financial Times delves into how these hi-tech ethereal characters will change our lives forever.

What should we teach students about the future of technology?

eSchool News

In looking at the future and how we interact with programmable devices, students need to understand both the positives and negatives surrounding the use of robotics and artificial intelligence to simplify human tasks. Will we ever become technology?

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


We hope that in the future we can inspire more children to learn using robotics and technology.” The company also recently launched a new robot, Jett, along with the accompanying robots4STEM curriculum, which teaches elementary school students to code even if their teachers don’t know how.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Isn’t Facebook a place to share personal information, stay in touch with friends and families, post pictures of weddings and birthdays? Really?

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5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design

EdTech Magazine

With the Trump administration prioritizing $200 million a year toward STEM and computer science education and tech giants including Microsoft , Google, Amazon and Facebook ponying up another $300 million , there may be opportunities for schools new to the idea of STEM to get started. . Within District 36, Burleson explains, “We have buckets of technology: construction, robotics, circuitry and electronics, and coding. Robotics and coding: Robot Turtle board game, Sphero, NAO robot.

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Top Blog Posts of January 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

Add to it a great month for Every Classroom Matters and all of you who share and reshare on Facebook and Twitter and you’re looking at more than a million educators reached through the network built around this blog. Top Tips for Teaching with Robots (using Sphero!).

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