'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” I’ve looked at how for-profit colleges , MOOCs , and learn-to-code companies have tapped into these narratives in order to justify their products and services. I’ve also written a separate article listing some of the various events that happened in the for-profit college industry this year – closures, lawsuits, sales, and the like. Over and over and over and over and over and over and over again we were told “robots are coming for your jobs.”

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek


This year, CSEdWeek took place from December 5th to 11th, and two of edWeb.net ’s professional learning communities (PLC) presented webinars that highlighted the importance of coding and computer science in education. Join the Coding & Robotics K-8 Community.

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8 Approaches That Are Making a Difference in Public Education

Digital Promise

In late April, League educators joined researchers and other leaders in the education industry at the spring 2018 League meeting in Charlotte, NC, to talk about the challenges they face and develop ideas for solutions. Learn more: ISTE Feature. Learn More: Compton Presentation.

6 Ways to Build Culture When Leading a Digital Conversion

Tom Murray

The shift to Future Ready Schools with blended and digital learning is dramatically changing the role of the school leader and requires focused attention on the critical importance of school culture in a successful transition. Gear: Personalized Professional Learning ).

Bridging the Science and Coding Gap


In a recent edWebinar, van Nood explained that it is his mission to mentor and facilitate computer science learning in a manner that integrates coding in every aspect of his students’ education. Van Nood emphasizes that students need to be creators of their learning.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


ASSIST EDUCATION & APEX LEARNING ( assisteducation.com/ ) & ( www.apexlearning.com ) ASSIST Education and Apex Learning enhanced their partnership with the addition of adaptive content and digital tutorials into the ASSIST Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools.

Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

EdNews Daily

The Learning Counsel, a leading education research institute and news media hub, announced this year’s National Digital Transition Survey Award winners at its 2019 National Gathering held in Dallas, TX. About the Learning Counsel. By Doug Cauthen.

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How to prepare students for 2017’s Hour of Code next week

eSchool News

Through coding, kids can increase their computational and innovative thinking, expand their creativity and collaboration, learn how to think outside the box, and have more confidence in themselves. She also has students play a partner game where one person is a programmer and one is a robot.

Keep Your Class Engaged Beyond the Hour of Code


Through coding, kids increase their computational and innovative thinking, expand their creativity and collaboration, and learn how to think outside the box and have more confidence in themselves.

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility


Students will see how TRI is using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics to develop smarter automated vehicles.

Tips and Tricks for Coding and STEAM in the Classroom


Play can instead be structured for learning, which builds relationships, benefitting all involved. Rather than the teacher being the “master” of the class, different exercises can allow teachers to learn along with the students. edWeb Blog coding STEAM STEM stem learning

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Celebrate National Manufacturing Day with ‘Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip’ at Arconic in Austin, Texas


and , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are hosting a Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip from Arconic in Austin, Texas on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process


The participants: Large district: Dr. Daryl Diamond, Director of Innovative Learning, Broward County Public Schools, FL. They not only look at how the product would fit with their learning standards and curriculum, but the product must also work within their LMS. Howard: She agreed that tools can become outdated quickly, so they look at making products that can have a big impact on student learning in a short timeframe. Then, learning goals drive the decision.

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Launch ‘Manufacture Your Future Teacher Challenge’


Tuesday, June 19, 2018) – The accelerated advancement of technologies like 3-D printing, robotics and artificial intelligence welcomes a new realm of career possibilities in manufacturing for K-12 students. To learn more, visit: manufactureyourfuture.com.

Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

Research tells us that deliberately labeling STEM thinking in everyday life leads to better learning outcomes, especially with more complex problems. Robotics Engineer STEM Career Challenge – Click Here. The Discovery Educator Network (DEN) is a great way to share, learn, and lead.


Keys to Bringing STEAM into Your District or Classroom


Administrators can encourage educators by emphasizing that STEAM is meant to augment learning, not replace proven practices. edWeb Blog coding STEAM STEAM learning

Seven Things That Happen When Kids Embrace a Maker Mindset

The Principal of Change

We live in an era where robotics and artificial intelligence will replace many of our current jobs. But no matter how diverse their industries will be, our students will all someday face a common reality. They learn to distinguish between fail-ure (permanent) and fail-ing (temporary).



www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system. Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

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Learning styles” in the White House: President Trump doesn’t read his daily intelligence briefings, gets oral briefings on “select” issues instead, because reading isn’t “his style of learning,” the @washingtonpost reports [link] — Kasie Hunt (@kasie) February 9, 2018. ” There’s more on Department of Education efforts to help the for-profit higher ed industry in the for-profit higher ed section below. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

3 Ways Schools Condition Students

The Principal of Change

Are we trying to develop students as deep and thoughtful learners, or do we inadvertently do things that have students focus more on awards or grades than learning? This is learned behaviour through schools. Kids do not walk into school asking for grades, but they do crave learning.

Web 2.0: Balancing the Protection of Students for 21st Century Technology and Learning


Schools should be learning organizations, but how can we be learning organizations when we ban the use of the very tool that is creating learning today? (RE: Mini-storage is a multi-billion dollar industry in the US. Robots in warehouses now move the shelves and racks. Christensen - How disruptive innovation will change the way the world learns - predicts that 50% of all public school customers will be gone by 2025.

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“ From the article that ”innovative teaching practice" appears to be project-based learning. ” “Whatever happened to the promise of online learning ?” “How can online learning help Canadian colleges meet the challenges ahead?” ” In a response to protests at Reed College , The Atlantic argues “Why Everyone Should Learn About Western Civilization.” “ social and emotional learning.”)

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Tony Bates looks at “Brexit and online learning in Europe.” ” She promises that every kid will learn to code (of course) by having the private sector train CS teachers. From the edX blog : “How to be a Better Learner: Determine Your Learning Style.” “ Robots won’t replace teachers because they can’t inspire us.” ” Try learning styles, maybe. Maybe this time folks will learn their lesson.