Raspberry Pi Guy, Rocketboards, and Robots

The CoolCatTeacher

Matt is the author of Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi. This 19-year old student at the University of Edinburg talks about how he interested himself in Computer Science and shares his insight on how to engage his generation in a powerful career.

How to Help Kids Who Hate Math Learn It

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Listen Now Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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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.

Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

Neo LMS

Read more: How can teachers use VR in the classroom? Technology has the potential to further transform the way we learn, as is apparent by the advancements in robotics and its use in classrooms. Classroom robots of today. Read more: How AI is changing special education.

Robot-Enhanced Creative Writing and Storytelling (featuring Ozobot and Wonder’s Dot)

User Generated Education

There have been complaints leveraged against out of the box robots like Dash and Dot, Ozobot, Hummingbird, Sphero. I personally love the excitement my learners have using these robots. How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing ).

Robot alligators

Dangerously Irrelevant

Teresa Green is an innovative teacher who received a grant from the district last year to purchase various ‘maker’ resources. Since then she has been busy putting them and her students to work! The Team Neutrino First Robotics student helpers from Ames High were of great assistance.

Implementing a Robotics Competition in your Classroom

CUE

Robotics competitions are currently at the forefront of our ever-changing technological world. In the modern day, it is important to learn skills that will help your students navigate the shift from traditional, old-school technology to newer and more advanced tech.

How to enhance students’ work-ready skills

Neo LMS

I was full of excitement thinking about my dream job in marketing and I was really eager to start applying what I learned. I did get a job on a marketing position, but I had to face a hard truth: almost 90% of what I had learned in university I couldn’t apply at my new job.

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Herding Robots – the life and times of a robotics coach

CUE

This academic year I have been a coache for a First Tech Challenge (FTC) Team; as the father of a high school student, I stepped in to fill a void – and to spend time with my son. She and I do everything else that is needed – from rides to paperwork to phone calls to rosters.

Yet Another Educational Robot Acquisition

Edsurge

Like Lego blocks clicked together, two educational robot companies have combined to offer their collective programming and robotics lessons to students spanning from 4 years old to college. Modular Robotics , the Boulder, Colo.-based

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

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! Listen to Dr. Sanée Bell Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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Learning with Robots Ep7

My Paperless Classroom

The school year is kicking off and I am excited to share a terrific series of podcasts with you about teaching with robots. Below is the beginning of the post, be sure to check out the full article on Beyond The Hour of Code. Lesson Design in Three Dimensions, Learning with Robots The idea of teaching […]. The post Looking for a fun way to use Robots in Makerspaces?

How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

As someone who primarily taught math and science when I was a classroom teacher, I associated robots, robotics curriculum, and robot apps as things that were only used in those subjects. Once it turns blue, then you know that it is paired and ready to go.

Robotics in the Classroom

techlearning

This teacher taught students how to build and program their own game designs in tandem with computational thinking using the Sphero Bolt and littleBits Code Kit. Learn how he used these tech experiences as scaffolding for even more complex CS activities

Groundbreaking Augmented Reality from @GoSphero - Amazing Robot Ball

Kleinspiration

Product Review: Sphero - click here to visit their site - What is Sphero? Sphero is a robot ball which can be controlled using mobile apps through Apple and Android devices. This allows Sphero to be controlled by multiple apps. With Sphero, the fun extends to the classroom too.

How to Use Robots in Elementary Classrooms – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

Two years ago, my school obtained a grant from the Sphero Robotics company that brought 10 Sphero Robots to our school. However, this year, we expanded our use of robotics and acquired Ozobots, SPRKS, bb8s, and BeeBots. Here are four examples of how A.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

There are many things to consider when deciding which digital education solution will best suit your needs, but having a clear idea of the purpose and functionality of these edtech resources will help make these purchasing decisions easier. Keep your software up-to-date.

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C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

Ask a Tech Teacher

C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. This is well-suited to younger students. To evaluate C-STEM Studio, let’s look at three questions: so what.

Robots as Coaches?

Fidelis Education

The team will capture approved human-to-human conversations between undergraduates and their advisers and will train the system on how to guide students and topics including course selection and career advice.”. There is simply no getting around the human-to-human connection.

Can robotics teach problem solving to students?

eSchool News

In this environment, students are accustomed to a very structured style of learning, where they are handed a worksheet, then asked to turn to page five in their math book and solve problems one through 15. Next page: Robotics for problem solving tips 2-4).

Robots in STEM

My Paperless Classroom

Hello, I am Sam Patterson and this is Beyond The Hour of Code, a podcast dedicated to helping teachers use programming and creative self-expression in the learning experiences they design for their students. Chapter seven of my book exploring the instructional models most useful for robot-based learning in […]. The post What can we learn about STEM Education … FROM the Robotics? | This lesson is a great template for using robots as an experimental tool.

Why we love our coding & robotics tools

eSchool News

According to Code.org, the majority of Americans want schools to teach computer science , but only 35 percent of high schools teach it. For teachers who would like to bring computer science into their classrooms, there are several great resources to assist.

How to Teach STEM Every Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Science is our natural world, from the land we live on to the oceans and space we aspire to visit. It’s the weather that changes our picnic plans to the natural disaster that destroyed a town in our own state. According to the U.

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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. A school should frequently revise their mission statements to reflect the needs of the students and the communities they serve. Figuring out how to do modern assessments.

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How to Engage More Girls in Coding

EdNews Daily

When Sheena Vaidyanathan teaches computer science to middle school students, she draws upon her experience as an art teacher. Tapping into students’ creativity is one of the keys to engaging more girls in what continues to be a male-dominated discipline. By Dennis Pierce.

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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. You don’t need to buy or build anything.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

An Epic Guide to Wearables From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. How many hours you sleep at night and more. To be sure, wearable technologies have many uses in the classroom an in our world. ” You can talk to it.

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How to Help Kids Innovate From an Early Age

Digital Promise

As community makerspaces begin to take root in Ontario’s elementary schools , students are behaving better. They’re creative spaces where students can gather to explore, tinker, discover and create, and they’re making students more enthusiastic about school.

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Here’s how to put coding and robotics programs in K-8 classrooms

eSchool News

Coding and robotics programs in classrooms reflect how integral technology is in our lives. Related content: 3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program. Educators like Angie Kalthoff, a technology integrationist in St.

How Can I bring Robotics Into My Curriculum? Programming Robots with SPRK Lightning Lab #AskTheTechCoach

TeacherCast

With Lightning Lab, users can have access to all of their programs no matter which device they use to sign in as the programs travel with the user’s profile. Teachers can make programs available to students to help them be more successful. Download.

What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

The CoolCatTeacher

Librarian Chad Lehman helps us learn about the technologies we need to set up an awesome maker space. Additionally, Chad talks about how he orients students to the maker space and the biggest problems he’s had with it (and how he’s solving them.)

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Pitsco Education Giving Away 7 Robotics Sets for #roboweek

techlearning

The sets represent the new K-12 coding and robotics continuum developed and assembled by Pitsco Education to teach children how to design, think critically and problem-solve

3 ways to tell stories with robots

eSchool News

Though coding and robotics is new to almost all of the students coming into my workshops and classes, storytelling is something they’re familiar with. Here are three different ways educators can make that powerful connection among kids, robots, and narrative.

Robot Teachers at New International School

Kevin Corbett

Abu Dhabi: Robot Teachers will soon be instructing students in basic math and other subjects at a private school in Abu Dhabi. The programmable robot can also be used to explore research topics in robotics, computer science, human-machine interaction and even social sciences.

How a new model of autism treatment uses robots

eSchool News

As an occupational therapist, I’ve seen firsthand how ASD makes life-changing impacts on a child’s ability to succeed in life and school, builds barriers for teachers trying to provide instruction, and creates hardship for families. The goal is to create a sense of safety.