West Sound STEM Network Expands Partnership with Slooh to Engage More Students in Space Exploration

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After successfully providing a number of Network member schools with access to Slooh’s robotic telescopes and patented Mission Interface last year, West Sound STEM Network is now expanding the program to reach 250 teachers and 10,000 students.

How to Prepare Students for Jobs in the Self-Driving-Car-Industry

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Dolan, principal systems scientist at Carnegie Mellon University and a self-driving vehicle researcher in the school’s Robotics Institute , is the value they place on employees with that broad skill set. Learn to Program More Than Just Python Python is the most commonly taught language in secondary schools, and it’s the language used in TensorFlow , the popular open-source machine learning library—which is good. Many roads lead to a career in the self-driving car industry.

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What are your edtech resolutions?

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I want to provide my students with opportunities to learn how to code using the Evo robots , which use a color coding language. When my students have advanced past color programming, they can program the same robots using Blockly/Java script. Esra Murray, library media specialist, Cider Mill Elementary School, Connecticut. Scott Hayhurst, teacher, Okanagan Mission Secondary School, Canada. “I This year, I resolve to … Support high-quality learning.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

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Some call it “The Rise of the Machines” for the convergence of multiple technologies: artificial intelligence, big data, data science, robotics plus virtual and augmented reality. Our higher education system formed around libraries.

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Top School & District Innovator Awardees 2019

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As a result, performance has increased: standardized test scores, AP enrollment and achievement, graduation rates across all demographics, student attendance, and engagement, and post-secondary concurrent enrollment. By Doug Cauthen.

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Getting it right

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

Two of the recent events held at Inquiry Hub Secondary School were a visit by Jan Unwin, Superintendent of Graduation and Student Transitions with BC Ministries of Education and Ministry of Advanced Education, and our Open House. We paired this with an unveiling of our student designed mural and our Little Free Library. Robotics – Aaron. Little Free Library – Jenna.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” The Scholarly Kitchen weighs in on layoffs at DPLA , the Digital Public Library of America. ” Edsurge reprints a letter students at the Secondary School of Journalism sent to Mark Zuckerberg : “‘Dear Mr. Zuckerberg’: Students Take Summit Learning Protests Directly to Facebook Chief.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. More robot news up in the MOOC section above.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

I kicked things off with a survey of major technological developments in a very top level way, then dived into specific, currently used digital tools (the LMS, ePortfolios, video, robotics, big data, social media, 3d printing, etc.). Discussion went in some interesting angles, such as secondary education. One person thought shifting tertiary school content down to secondary could help reduce adjunctification, by (I think) reducing teaching hours in colleges.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Do you have students or library users ages 9 - 17 that can answer the questions Do you have what it takes to put a robot on the Moon? Secondary teachers and YA librarians: this is a great opportunity for special programming.

4 myths about great teaching debunked

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I know you taught at the secondary level, I taught Pre-K to third, and this was true even with the littlest kids. I think it’s really important for any teacher that has a classroom library, for example, to really look critically at those books to see if you’ve got a good amount of titles with characters in it that have similar backgrounds to those in your classroom. They don’t want to be told step-by-step, like we’re robots and the kids are robots.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mark Nichols, Digital Promise Fellow Citizen Journalism - Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media CLASS: Connected Learning Activities through Social Service - Sebastian Panakal, Chairperson Classrooms without Borders: A Teacher's Guide to International Collaborative Projects - Philip J. Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Where Do The Children Play - Freda Goodman Why Baki Matters: Stories and Projects from Silk Road - Melda Yildiz, Ed.D.

Unleash Student Creativity Through the Power of Video

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Students at West End Secondary School in New York City. Educators around the world use video to teach kids about everything from robots to rainforests. A video interview is like a trip to the library, a storyboard is like an outline of a rough draft, and the final editing is like… well, editing. Take Two Film Academy founder, Megan Kiefer, with students at West End Secondary School in New York City. Kids are born with fantastic imaginations.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

Computing platforms have different abstraction levels, including a computer architecture, an OS, or runtime libraries. “Fake news,” “robots coming for our jobs,” “the new economy,” “surveillance capitalism,” “personalization,” “the cult of innovation,” and so on – these are all narratives intertwined in the power of major technology companies, platforms, data, and algorithms.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” ” The University of Wisconsin at Madison plans to close 22 libraries and create six “hubs” in their stead, says The Wisconsin State Journal. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ Robots will replace teachers by 2027 ,” Futurism predicts.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Issues with MOOCs That Prevent Them From Truly Disrupting the Status Quo - Stan Bogdanov - Instructional Multimedia Specialist www.STEMcollection.com : STEM technology + resources - Carles Aguiló Collado Informal Library Youth Programs - Jennifer Hopwood, Training Coordinator at the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association InkSurvey: A Free Graphical Polling Tool for Formative Assessment - Frank Kowalski, Physics Prof.

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Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lucy Gray and I, the founders and co-chairs of this massive, worldwide, and free event, may have gotten ourselves a little behind this year on GlobalEdCon planning (with STEMxCon in September, then the Reform Symposium , Library 2.01 Previously, she was a Technology Integrator at Sacred Heart teaching robotics and programming to 5th through 7th grades and supporting the faculty''s technology and integration needs.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via The Guardian : “US library to enforce jail sentences for overdue books.” ” That’s the Athens-Limestone public library in Alabama (and that’s completely f *d up). Will it also expand its “Concierge” services , in which the company takes a cut of contracts it facilitates between schools and ed-tech companies, into post-secondary markets? Presidential Campaign Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ New York City libraries have announced they plan to forgive the late fees of all children aged 17 and under in a one-time amnesty event,” The AP reports. “A Kayak for Credentials” – Inside Higher Ed on Credential Engine ’s plans for a big database on post-secondary credentials. “ Internet Archive Hopes to Help Libraries Make Available Books Once Thought Trapped By Copyright,” writes Jen Howard. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

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For what it’s worth, according to the latest data from the NCES , the number of post-secondary institutions in the US has increased since 2011. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via CNBC : “Google exec, Mark Cuban agree that these college majors are the most robot-resistant.” ” Learn-to-code toy Ozobots is launching Spiderman and Guardians of the Galaxy branded robots. The NMC Horizon Report 2017 – the Library Edition.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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And like so many products on this list, 3D printing was hailed as a revolution in education, and schools were encouraged to reorient libraries and shop classes towards “maker spaces” which would give students opportunities to print their plastic designs. Siegler: “ The End of the Library.”