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,

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

EmergingEdTech

(Image Source) Robots, Robots, Everywhere – Beside you, Above you, Even Inside You This week we’re examining the recently published book, The Industries of the Future, by Alec Ross. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

A full suite solution like EdSense seamlessly combines project based learning with robotics, math lab, soft skills lab, AR/VR Lab, programming, design thinking tools and proper maintenance support.

Mark Cuban, ECMC Lead $1.8M Round for Cluster to Develop Industrial Tech Talent

Edsurge

The allure of “tech jobs” and the salaries they command have given rise to new industries, from coding bootcamps to specialized recruiters. Yet the likes of Google and Facebook sometimes overshadow sectors that have been—and remain—core to the American economy: industrial manufacturing. In other words: Cluster acts as a specialized recruiter focused on filling advanced manufacturing roles in the aerospace, automotive and defense industries.

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.

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.

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

Yaskawa America, Inc., Motoman Robotics Division Sponsors 2018-2019 Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions

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Motoman Robotics Division (Yaskawa Motoman), has committed to being a major sponsor of the 2018-2019 Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), happening in 14 states across the United States. Motoman Robotics Division. “We is a leading robotics company in the Americas.

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?”

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.

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.”.

'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.”

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!

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.

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.

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?

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

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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.

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

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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 ).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

Innovation is More Than an Idea or Tool

A Principal's Reflections

Not only did both of these companies disrupt their respective industries, but both have evidence in the form of users and revenue to validate that their solutions were genuinely innovative. What makes something innovative? There is no shortage of debate on this topic in the least bit.

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Cognitive Flexibility: Paving the Way For Learner Success

A Principal's Reflections

A few years back the World Economic Forum came out with an article titled The 10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

BETT 2019 in review: The future of education is now!

Neo LMS

The conference floor was packed full with VR headsets, interactive products, incredible software, robots and anything you could imagine belonging in a classroom. The BETT Show is one of the oldest and largest events in the ed-tech industry worldwide.

Future proofing our students through education

Neo LMS

Helicopter parents across the world worry that they must find a way to “future proof” their children, and ensure they are not trained to do a job that a robot can ultimately steal. Work need not be Income: Some people exclaim with glee “Let the robots have my job!”

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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