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.

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.

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 ).

Robotics and Computer Science for Elementary Level Learners

User Generated Education

I absolutely love all of the new robotics toys that have been coming out for elementary age learners. One of my gifted girls noted, “Where do all of these robots come from?” My robotics-type devices include: Sphero. Jimu Robot. Finch Robot. Jimu Robot.

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.

BETT19 Preview: How to Teach Kids Robotics, 3D Design, and Programming All at Once

techlearning

Skriware educational startup will be showcasing its learn-through-play ecosystem for students at Bett Show 2019, booth no.

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.

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.

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).

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 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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics

techlearning

I am lucky enough to work with amazing students every day in my district. This post is about a pair of brothers and their inspiration approach to educating the world in the realm of robotics using a low-cost way that “up-cycles” existing everyday materials to build their creations.

Multistate Initiative Aims to Help K-12 Teachers Integrate Coding and Robotics into Classroom

techlearning

Wonder Workshop , creator of Dash, Dot, and Cue robots, today announced the Teach Wonder initiative, a collaboration with state-based nonprofit partners designed to give every educator the knowledge and skills needed to bring state-of-the-art coding and robotics experiences into the classroom.

Robot Teachers at New International School

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

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 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.

Can Classroom Robots be used to address Social and Emotional Learning?

TeacherCast

In this episode of Beyond the Hour of Code, we DARE TO SHARE and we SHARE to CARE! Big slogans made of short words and the power of programming and robots to help your kids learn how to share jobs and resources in the classroom.

How to transform your media centers into makerspaces

eSchool News

Even with tight budgets, it’s possible to repurpose your libraries or media centers into 21st century makerspaces. Our “a-ha” moment about how to make this rebrand a reality came at a tech conference. One of our goals was to make the program replicable and sustainable.

Educational Fun: 8 Build-Your-Own Robot Kits For Kids

Fractus Learning

Teaching basic robotics to kids is an excellent way to foster a love for science and engineering that will hopefully continue as they get older. Fun robot kits for kids are a way to introduce children to simple robotics engineering concepts.

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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'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

This is part nine of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” “ We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future.” This isn’t simply a matter of “ robots are coming for your jobs.” Really, it’s no surprise that fears about an unsettled, uncertain economy are used to shift and control education’s mission , and it’s no surprise that parents go along with that.

LIVE: Students Are Being Engaged in Robotics and Coding thanks to WonderWorkshop | @WonderWorkshop

TeacherCast

One of the exciting things about podcasting live from ISTE is that you get to actually see and use the neat learning tools your guests are talking about. I was instantly charmed by Dash and Dot, the cute blue robots from Wonderworkshop. in robots to 37 countries including the U.S.,

WV Middle School Students to Advance to Final Round in Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

techlearning

Students from middle schools across West Virginia are gearing up for the final round of their Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), a program that provides students and educators with the opportunity to build coding-robotics skills for real or virtual 3D robots.

What Robots Can Teach Us About Being Human

Edsurge

Weise will be devoting her column to explaining one small thing about the future of work. Tell me how you do your job. This simple phrase is one way to determine how quickly your job might become automated in the future. The more clearly that you can describe a task, the easier it may be to create rules for it, whereas, the harder the skill is to describe or enunciate, the more resistant it may be to computerization. How did we train the algorithm?

Multistate Initiative Will Help Elementary Teachers Integrate Coding and Robotics into the Classroom

techlearning

Nonprofits in eight states are first to partner with developer of popular educational robots; Wonder Workshop initiative will provide teachers with professional development to support state-of-the-art coding and robotics education.

How to "ClassSource” a Simple, Meaningful, and USEFUL Review Document

techlearning

Before every major assessment I like to facilitate review activities in class. During the past unit on Formula Analysis, distributed a different problem to each team of students.

The Five Best STEM Toys That Will Teach Kids How to Code By @Davish241

My Paperless Classroom

The post The Five Best STEM Toys That Will Teach Kids How to Code By @Davish241 appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Editorial Robotics

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Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

If you want to join a group of teachers doing Virtual Valentines, you’ll want to listen to the show and sign up by February 2. Also, learn about other projects throughout the year and how teachers design these projects to meet standards. 7 Ways to Get Started.

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., to teach kindergarteners the basics of coding. “It Within HWS and District 36’s other four schools, this is the first step of a journey that will touch on coding and robotics at each grade level. Schools Get Started in Robotics.

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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30 Sites/Apps for Learning how to Program or Code

Technology Tidbits

With that being said, more and more students are being introduce to coding and programming earlier then ever before. Best of all, new technology and apps makes it easier and easier for students to learn these useful skills. CodeCampKidz - A great way for students to learn live (i.e.

10 Ways to Tackle Back to School Like a Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

So here, you’ll learn about some hot back to school trends and get some tips on using them in your classroom. They are very cool for back to school. Some algebra teachers are using the emoji insert feature in Google Docs to replace the x or y in Algebra with an emoji.

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What Students Learned When They Made Robotics Relevant to Their Lives

Edsurge

A few years ago, toward the beginning of my journey into robotics, I mentored a team for a local competition. We were on our way to building a Tetrix Prime robot from a kit, when the unimaginable happened—our team’s laptops went missing—and with them, all of our code and design work. While we were no longer able to compete in the local competition, this blow to our team was but a temporary setback. So we decided to give it a try.

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs

EdTech Magazine

How to Implement Library Makerspaces in STEM Programs. What’s the best way to define a makerspace? When makerspaces really work, they are open to the entire student body,” she says. “It’s But much of this depends on a district’s budget and the resources they can bring to the project. A makerspace should be offered as a voluntary educational activity that the students want to participate in. Do you know how to leverage #STEM supplies in your #makerspace?

5 Steps for a Successful STEAM Lab

The CoolCatTeacher

How to Mix Problems, Passion, and Projects to Excite Kids From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today’s guest, Alicia Roberts has navigated this process several times and gives us five steps to make it happen.

What helps kids really learn

The CoolCatTeacher

How do kids learn and remember? As you ponder the classroom, look at what you’ll research to become a better teacher. Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, has some fantastic courses for history teachers and those wanting to learn about technology.

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How to Create Learning Opportunities For Kids on the Bus

MindShift

In the afternoon she accompanies the group of primarily African-American and Latino kids for the return trip, while many of their classmates at Rooftop School in the San Francisco Unified School District stay behind for after-school activities like French, guitar and “Lego robotics.”.