Emerging Industries – The Robots Are Here (in all Shapes and Sizes)!

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Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A Principal's Reflections

Welcome to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We believe that we are in the first few days of the next Industrial Revolution and that the coming age will systematically shift the way we live, work, and connect to and with one another. Known to some as Industry 4.0,

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

The Hechinger Report

Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5 Robots may also be coming for radiologists, whose expertise diagnosing diseases through X-rays and MRIs is facing stiff competition from artificial intelligence.

Colleges are adding programs in a once-decimated industry — manufacturing

The Hechinger Report

The industry has taken a more tech-intensive twist, making skills like practice in 3-D design — like the work Walker is doing — critical for future employment. Despite President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to revive manufacturing, the industry isn’t expected to rebound to its heyday.

Coding and Programming a GoPiGo from Dexter Industries

My Paperless Classroom

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Dexter Industries on the program to showcase their new robot called GoPiGo, the world's best-selling Raspberry Pi Robot. Learn how you can take advantage of a free 45-day trial of the new GoPiGo robot as well as use our coupon code at checkout when purchasing your next kit from Dexter Industries. The post Dexter Industries (GoPiGo Podcast) appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM

TeachThought - Learn better.

Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM. Local school districts plan to use that funding to train students as early as junior high in robotics, engineering design, and 3-Dimensional printing, according to the article. Technology robotics stem

Dreamforce 2017: Ushering in the 4th Industrial Revolution

MiddleWeb

“Every industrial revolution is defined by trailblazers. We’re in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a wave of innovation and technology, radically transforming our economies, societies, and lives.”.

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

TeacherCast

Lightning Lab will make it even easier to use the SPRK robot in the classroom because students can access te instructions and starter code inside of the app. Sphero makes app-enabled, teachable robots. To get started users download the mobile app to program their robot. Download.

The Most Important Skills for the 4th Industrial Revolution? Try Ethics and Philosophy.

Edsurge

For those keeping count, the world is now entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Take the example of self-driving cars, said Keren Wong, director of development of RoboTerra, a robotics education company. When we educate people in AI and the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, should those engineers and scientists be designing machines specifically to replace human work?”

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

Hack Education

This isn’t simply a matter of “ robots are coming for your jobs.” This narrative – robots are coming for your jobs (and your kids’ jobs) – involves tasking schools with retooling so they can better train students for “ the jobs of the future ,” although to a certain extent, workforce preparation has always been what (part of) the education system has been expected to do. Helicopter Robots. ” Robots Raising Children.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

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. ” 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.”

4 exciting trends that will define the 2018 education industry

eSchool News

Considering how robots could replace 38 percent of jobs in the U.S. Let’s examine four key trends that are expected to shape the education industry this coming year: 1. The edtech industry will move from selling physical products to selling services.

December 15 University of New Hampshire to Host the State Finals forState’s Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

techlearning

On December 15, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) will host the finals of the state’s Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), being held by the New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) and the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation ( ISCEF ).

Intelitek Releases White Paper on Changing Education Systems to Prepare Students for the Demands of Modern Society and the Industrial Workspace

techlearning

June 6, 2018– Historic changes in industry should and must have a direct impact on the way a society builds its education system. Revolution: An analysis of Industry 4.0 Our approach is inspired by Industry 4.0 Revolution: An analysis of Industry 4.0 DERRY, N.H.

Robotics, computer science programs draw $2M for high schools

eSchool News

Robotics and computer science programs for three Arkansas school districts through the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith received nearly $2 million recently. Employees from industry partners like Baldor Electric Co.

Robots Won’t Replace Instructors, 2 Penn State Educators Argue. Instead, They’ll Help Them Be ‘More Human.’

Edsurge

An instructor can type in a concept or idea, such as “industrial design,” into the tool his team built, called Eureka!, Once the tool generates results, the instructor can identify which ones are most like what he means by “industrial design” or whichever term he used. How will artificial intelligence and machine learning change teaching?

At Louisville Summer Camps, Robots Meets Literacy to Support Vulnerable Students

Edsurge

video from California’s Salinas Valley , where giant robots roll through crops of lettuce and use high-pressure water knives to harvest vegetables. This kind of technology is changing the future of farming, and Spencer wants to make sure her students have a sense of what the robotics field is capable of achieving. Offered in two-week-long sections, the camps use literacy as a cornerstone for learning alongside other interests, including photography, yoga, hip hop and robotics.

Eight Areas to Consider as Part of Your Automation Strategy

Digital Promise

Paul Stockford, Chief Analyst, Saddletree Research, mentioned in a recent blog post that “the contact center industry will be all about automation” in 2018. Verint’s Customer Advisory Board (CAB) met earlier this month and the agenda included a session on automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. And you never know—you might just have one of the recommendations or ideas that will help your organization revolutionize customer engagement in your industry.

When the Robots Come for Our Jobs, They’ll Spare the Teachers

Edsurge

But at the same time, “spillover” effects will fuel the creation of entirely new industries and job categories. It seems that every day we read about newer and better applications of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Smart appliances that order groceries? No problem. Cars that drive themselves? Need a good movie to watch? Better than your best friend’s last recommendation. Estimates now suggest that up to 47 percent of U.S.

Top Posts of 2018

A Principal's Reflections

Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Change isn’t coming. Welcome to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. feedback Fourth Industrial Revolution instructional design movement questioning Top PostsGet up and write!

Created in our image

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler (3D printed robots) There is no doubt. Robots are going to feature significantly in our future. Either you elect to have your goods checked out by a human or you go to a robot checkout. How often have you found yourself annoyed with the robot checkout?

Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if their teacher can’t)

The Cornerstone Blog

However, one aspect of STEM can be a little more daunting for teachers to incorporate, and that’s coding and robotics. Coding is fast becoming a skill as essential as reading or doing math, and is now an in-demand skill across many industries.

Companies Partner to Launch “Be a Maker”Programming Companion App

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launch of Be a Maker, a new mobile application that teaches children how to code by allowing them to program their Jibo robot. Jibo creators include the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and industry pioneer, Cynthia Breazeal. Ed Tech Ticker Robotics NewsJibo, Inc.

Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if YOU don’t know how yet)

The Cornerstone Blog

However, one aspect of STEM can be a little more daunting for teachers to incorporate, and that’s coding and robotics. Coding is fast becoming a skill as essential as reading or doing math, and is now an in-demand skill across many industries.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

edWeb.net

The Coding & Robotics K-8 PLC, sponsored by Wonder Workshop , hosted the webinar, “ Beyond the Hour of Code: Implementation for All ,” on December 6th. Join the Coding & Robotics K-8 Community.

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

CUE

Our first Breakout topic is invasive pest species Asian Citrus Psyllid and its devastating effect on California’s citrus industry. We no longer live in an industrial economy. CUE is you, the educators. CUE is big ideas and steps forward and risk-taking.

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Teachers Explore Innovative Education in South Korea

Digital Promise

The conference brought together educators, students, researchers, and policymakers to explore challenges and opportunities related to preparing the next generation for a future filled with technological innovation, referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Sony’s KOOV Educator Kit for STEAM Learning

Kleinspiration

With the rapid evolution of hardware and software technology there is now a huge shift towards artificial intelligence and robotics in every industry. Kids can learn how to design, build and code robots from scratch with easy-to-follow educational content on the KOOV app.

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5 Steps for a Successful STEAM Lab

The CoolCatTeacher

Last year I judged a robotics competition for Wonder Workshop. Wonder Workshop robots make a fantastic addition to any STEAM Lab. Their robotics clubs make a great addition to any school. My son loves the Dash and Dot robots from Wonder Workshop.

Top 5 new EdTech tools that you might use in your university

Neo LMS

Most people don’t consider education technology to be such an important industry, but it’s actually gigantic. According to the report, the EdTech industry will reach a global value of $252 billion by 2020. Robot teachers.

The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2018)

Hack Education

It’s been quite a year for education news, not that you’d know that by listening to much of the ed-tech industry (press). Robots won’t replace you , the press repeatedly said. Unsaid: robots will just de-professionalize , outsource , or privatize the work.

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.

Today's Newsletter: The Coolest New Products at Toy Fair

techlearning

Toy companies are continuing to innovate and think outside the box as they incorporate engaging tech components into their products," noted an industry spokesperson. Many of these mostly-Amazon Alexa-enabled gadgets were robots, such as UBTech's Lynx ($799).

Black Girls CODE Opens Tech Exploration Lab at Google Headquarters

techlearning

We’ve been working with Google to improve diversity in the STEM industry since we were founded in 2012,” says Black Girls CODE CEO Kimberly Bryant.

Is your school going to be the Thanksgiving turkey?

Dangerously Irrelevant

Over at the World Economic Forum’s Fourth Industrial Revolution website , Cristina Fonseca said : unfortunately our minds are a limiting factor. We’ve heard about self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, robots and automation, and we still struggle to visualize what things will be like.

What the Heck Is All the Whoop-Dee-Do With 3D Printing?

Edutopia

Heather Wolpert-Gawron Technology Integration 3D printing can attract a variety of students, those interested in robotics and those who are interested in industrial tech, making learning more meaningful because they can design with a tangible purpose

Intelitek Recognized by The Edvocate as a Finalist in the 2018 Tech Edvocate Awards

techlearning

The powerful, easy to use online platform teaches students in grades 6-12 valuable STEM skills such as coding, robotics and physical computing that will help their careers and prepare them for college.

Ten Jobs That Should Be Safe From Automation

MindShift

This story about robots and jobs was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Yes, the robots are definitely coming for the jobs of America’s 3.5

Changing the narrative using educational success

FETC Converge

It’s about telling stories and creating authentic, personal learning experiences for kids, so they’re prepared for the future ahead — a future that involves automation and robotics in vastly and rapidly changing industries. “Every day in every one of our schools, amazing things are happening,” says FETC thought leader and Future Ready School’s Tom Murray. How does our community know? How do our government officials know?”

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

techlearning

The winners of the Red Herring Award have been chosen from thousands of entrants, and judged by industry experts, insiders, and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including financial performance, innovation, business strategy, and market penetration.