Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

Neo LMS

Our regular classrooms are steadily transforming into ‘tech classrooms’, with an integration of learning apps like Kahoot, interactive boards, inexpensive VR devices like Google Cardboard and Class VR , voice operated devices, online flashcards , virtual assistants, etc.,

Ozobot Classroom - STEAM learning management system coming this Fall

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot , makers of robots that empower coding and STEAM education for grades K–12, recently unveiled its new Ozobot Classroom learning management system. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. learning management system robotics STEM

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Looking for a Class Robot? Try Robo Wunderkind

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are a lot of options if you want to bring programmable robots to your classroom. It is a build-a-robot kit designed to introduce children ages six and up to coding and robotics as well as the fun of problem-solving and creative thinking. Who will love this robot.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s show is a team of people at Google who have done just that. Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. She currently works at Google as an Eng.

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Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

Coding, robotics, and experimentation–integral pieces of STEM–give students the best start possible to the rest of their lives. To give you an example of the types of products offered by Ward’s Science, I evaluated two: Botley the Coding Robot. Botley the Coding Robot.

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'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.

Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think

Edsurge

The robots are coming, and some of them are charming. That was my reaction on a recent visit to Singularity University, when I met two robots named Pris and Pepper. Perceiving newness as danger, it turns out, is hard-wired in our brain’s limbic system. Recently, Google DeepMind's AlphaGo computer program beat the world’s best player in a game of Go. What will face-to-face mean in a robot-filled world?

'The Brave Little Surveillance Bear' and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children

Hack Education

To borrow from “ Norman’s Law of eLearning Tool Convergence ,” no matter the stories we tell about innovation, no matter the predictions we make about disruption, in time everything in ed-tech becomes indistinguishable from the learning management system.

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Expand Your Use of Google Classroom. Google has opened up Google Classroom to users outside of G Suite for Education. How to Manage Multiple Google Accounts.

3-Bullet Thursday [Google Expeditions. Chrome Music. Student EdCamps]

techlearning

Recently our school acquired a classroom set of Google Cardboard VR goggles via a generous donation from an former student. Musallam is a Google Certified Teacher, a YouTube Star Teacher, and a Leading Edge Certified Teacher.

5 Meaningful Ways to Leverage the "MakeyMakey" in Your Teaching

techlearning

Because the wireless mBot can be sent RC keystroke commands directly from a computer via the mBlock software , the MakeyMakey can be used to intercept commands, and thus, used to create unique RC systems. Robotics TL Advisor Blog blog Makerspace STEM

All the Upgrades and Updates From Apple, Google and More at ISTE 2018

Edsurge

Software Updates Google is reorganizing its Classroom platform to make it easier to sort materials by topic. SMART Technologies adds new collaboration features to its Learning Suite Online software, as well as a new remote device management system that works with third-party devices (iOS, Chrome, Windows, etc) and its own hardware. Galaxy Next Generation launches both the G2 Klik, a wireless presentation system, and its Slim series interactive flat panel display.

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The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft

techlearning

The online portal might work, but it is going to have to be a simple as Google Drive with an easy tie to email for it to work. Google users can control accounts, apps, and devices all from the same administrative panel. They do collaboration, but it's just not as good as Google.

Future technologies now

Learning with 'e's

Google Cardboard was on show, but so were other alternatives. The capability of the system to allow you to render 3D images and then view them from all angles and perspectives was quite a powerful effect.

Hour of Code Website and App Suggestions for K-8

Ask a Tech Teacher

How to train your robot –a lesson plan from Dr. Techniko. Program a human robot (unplugged). Google Spreadsheets–decode and fill in color coded pictures. How do you program a robot –BBC’s version of this topic; includes a video, game, and more. Robotics.

Cross Curricular Maker Education Activity That Addresses Common Core Standards

User Generated Education

Brief Description: Learners create a robot using geometric shapes and LEDs. They then compose a comic strip using Storyboard That which describes the geometric properties of their robot. Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.

How to Create a Classroom That’s a Safe Space for Failure

Edsurge

Bycraft, our robot goes backward!” And off they went, to work on yet another version of their robot. One of my main areas of focus is middle school robotics; I love these classes with all my heart. How have you made robotics boring? I had them create a robot zoo.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

The process of rejuvenating an educational system set up a few hundred years ago will take generations to redefine. Creating a new system that will fit the needs of students for the next century will be a multifaceted endeavor. Systems.

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How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Over the past few years, there has been a huge influx of education technology resources available to schools – from tablets and robotics, to online platforms and digital whiteboards.

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Websites and Apps to Support Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

BeeBop –based on the Beebop floor robot–free. Osmo Coding- -a purchased game system to teach coding. C-STEM Studio –download to teach computers, science, technology, engineering and math with robotics.

"The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else." - John W. Gardner

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In some very significant ways, this has become true (think Wikipedia, YouTube, Google). Now I watch commercial companies, foundations, and others use the same language and words that we once did, but almost in a robotic, methodical, marketing-speak way without any sense of revolution. As you might easily guess, I appreciate the sentiment of the first half of this quote, and the idea that all education should ultimately be self-education.

3-Bullet Thursday [Email Templates. Curiosity. Modeling Evolution]

techlearning

In my 9th grade Biology class last year we leveraged the Lego Mindstorm system to conduct an Evolution simulation. Students play three rounds of Robot Sumo which model three generations of reproduction. Do you send a similar type of email to students, parents or colleagues constantly?

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

They focused on customer discovery and market validation for concepts leveraging virtual, augmented and mixed reality, voice technology, robotics, and other future interfaces.

Some Thoughts on AI in the Classroom

Philly Teacher

The same is true for Amazon’s competitor, Google Home. AI is also way more than Siri, Alexa, or Google Home. This could be done, for instance, through robotics activities involving sensors to help students see into the way AI works in self-driving cars.

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Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

However, one school for emotionally and behaviorally struggling children uses an RFID system to call for help. Some even add great sound system in the ear buds. My students take “virtual field trips” on the inexpensive Google Cardboard headsets.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

But then also giving them a couple chances at maybe making a few of those beginner mistakes and getting a little goofy, and then, “Get it out of your system, because this is for a grade.”. It might be typing up your notes in a Google Doc. Now, do you use robots?

10 New Teaching Ideas That Surface Over Thanksgiving Break!

Cycles of Learning

Create a google sheet with formulas and share using "/copy" trick for students to track their own grades. Encourage students to use Trello to manage PBL tasks in robotics class and on the robotics team. I am obsessed with the craft of teaching. I think about it constantly.

EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

The best educational example of this, I think, Google Cardboard where students simply download a VR educational app, slip their smartphones into a set of cardboard goggles, and are taken on a fully immersive journey to places such as Mars, the Great Wall of China and the Louvre.

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8 Awesome Inquiry Lesson Cycles!

techlearning

Musallam is a Google Certified Teacher, a YouTube Star Teacher, and a Leading Edge Certified Teacher. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of working with the science educators at D211 in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs.

How Technology Can Help Deepen Students’ Learning

EdNews Daily

For example, if students need to do a presentation on the periodic table or a specific element, they could opt to use Google Slides or create videos with Animoto , iMovie , or WeVideo. force and friction) to programming as they work with the robots. By Kelly Bielefeld.

AI Curriculum Is Coming for K-12 At Last. What Will It Include?

Edsurge

When Ayanna met Cozmo the robot, both she and the robot lit up. “it Artificial intelligence powers Amazon’s recommendations engine, Google Translate and Siri, for example. Among other advances, ISTE and AI4All are developing separate curricula with support from General Motors and Google, respectively, according to the white paper. It’s part of the “AI-in-a-Box” kit, which is being used by more than a dozen community groups and school systems, including Carter’s class.

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

Educational Technology Guy

To combat this problem, some schools are choosing to employ teachers who specialize in robotics, coding and other in-demand fields. No matter how sophisticated our automated systems become, humans are still valued for their creativity, flexibility and motivation.

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Using Digital Media To Connect Inside and Outside of the Classroom

MSEDTechie

They have a variety of topics from Food in Space to Robotics to Life on Mars. Discovery Education recently hosted a “Doodle For Google” contest, a Live Virtual Field trip with Google Doodlers at the Google Headquarters.

3 Things I'm Proud of This Week: Explosive Disposal. A Few Good Men

Cycles of Learning

While I have a loose idea of the curriculum, I am this week in my Introduction to Robotics course to a test a few activities. An area of interest I currently have is the use of robots to carry important tasks that, in the past, resulted in human injury.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Google Summit - Student App Development - Maker Education - Reinventing Higher Ed

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Updates Partner Spotlight Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Final Notes Updates Did you miss the annoucement of our Online Summit Featuring Google for Education? We’re taking Google education summits online! The Learning Revolution Project is joining forces with CUE to expand globally connective opportunities for educators this September by hosting the first ever Online Summit Featuring Google for Education.