Please Welcome CUE’s New Social Media Champs!

CUE

We want to take this opportunity to officially announce some new contributors to the CUE voice across our CUE website and social media. Brian is a generous CapCUE Board member who also digs robotics and STEAM enough to spend way too much money on gadgets and gizmos.

6 Ways to Avoid Those Social Media Landmines

The Daring Librarian

I’ve been sharing on social media professionally for eight years now, and I have to admit, it can be kinda tricky. Follow School District Policy Does your district have a technology and social media upolicy?

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Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Teachers do not need computer science degrees to engage, enhance and extend student coding experiences due to the abundance of easily accessible creative coding and robotics programs. Wonder Workshop is the creator of the Dash and Dot robots.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt: In my classes, I’m using strictly a Blackboard LMS and I’m using Twitter, which I felt was a less onerous use of social media for classroom conversations. You have to prove to me that it’s worth using Facebook, or any social media, for that matter.

Ward’s Science–So Many STEM Resources

Ask a Tech Teacher

Coding, robotics, and experimentation–integral pieces of STEM–give students the best start possible to the rest of their lives. To give you an example of the types of products offered by Ward’s Science, I evaluated two: Botley the Coding Robot. Botley the Coding Robot.

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Connecting Voices through Robotics: An EdCamp Global Event

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

This year, our library is fortunate to have a robotics loan from Birdbrain Technologies. We have 12 Finch robots that we are using throughout the year for coding experiences for our students. OrchardVT Ss will be sharing #robotics w @jluss & @plemmonsa Ss.

My #ISTE17 Takeaways

Tech Helpful

It's easy to get lost in the crowd if that is what you want or to be in the middle of everything learning AND social. Big news from Wonder Workshop: Challenge Cards- Dash and Dot are some of our favorite robots to introduce robotics to preschool and elementary students.

Worlds Day 1 Part 2: Sock Monkeys

Dangerously Irrelevant

The robot is still working great as well as the team members. Activities Blogging Guest Bloggers Higher Education International Presentations Reading Reviews Scenarios Social Media Tech Tools Videos Youth and Media As the day continued, they started matches.

Communicating in the Information Age

A Principal's Reflections

This message is then delivered by a polite robotic voice basically telling me that I can sleep in if I wish or spend the day slaving over my snow shovel. Change Communication Digital Leadership Opinion Social Media

Why schools shouldn't ban smartphones

Learning with 'e's

They use smartphones and tablets to solve maths problems, blog to develop their creative writing skills, build robots and learn how to code. blogging education learning ofsted robots smartphones social media Special Educational Needs Technology

Facebook helps makerspaces expand in the classroom

eSchool News

By the end of this week, five out of seven of the district’s public schools will have spaces filled with 3D printers, Legos, laptops, robots and more for hands-on learning. The spaces in the district focus on robotics, coding and creating.

CUE’d Up with Sarah — Spotlight on Tara Linney

CUE

Sarah is the creative genius behind EduMatch , a global initiative that uses the power of social media in order to help foster collaboration and connections among educators. Blended Learning Education Technology Future Ready Robotics STEAMpunk

Using Digital Media To Connect Inside and Outside of the Classroom

MSEDTechie

Using Digital Media to Connect Inside and Outside of the Classroom “True technology integration is seamless, it shouldn''t be viewed as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event." They have a variety of topics from Food in Space to Robotics to Life on Mars.

Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

My name is Andy Plemmons, school library media specialist at David C Barrow Elementary in Athens GA @barrowmediacenter I will take over the DOE account this week. Here a student shows off his robot that he built and programmed for the technology fair. gadoeteachertakeover #librariesofinstagram #makered #makerspace #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #robot #robotics #stem #steam #technology #coding #hourofcode #tlchat #proudtobeccsd.

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.

[On-Air Coaching] Staying Focused on the Learning Goals, Not the Technology – SULS006

Shake Up Learning

One of Jasmine’s coolest projects is her robotic water cycle lesson, which involves all kinds of skills from her students. Share your answers on your favorite social media platform using the #shakeuplearning hashtag, or post it in the Shake Up Learning Community on Facebook ! [56:06]

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” Rather, McMillan Cottom argues these students are making rational decisions in a world of growing economic precarity and shrinking social programs. ” 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.” Robots might not take your job.

5 Resources to Find Tons of Free Fun Unplugged Coding Activities!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can command a robot friend! A great way to introduce this concept is by getting students to practice giving simple commands to a partner who pretends to be a robot. Part of the series, Hour of Code Ideas !

The Future of Work

A Principal's Reflections

Millions of jobs are and will continue to be, lost as a result of artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, and automation. The future of work should be on the top of everyone’s mind as it is smacking us right now in the face.

8 Secrets To Providing Amazing EdTech Customer Service | By @JeffBradbury | @SamPatue

TeacherCast

They solved my problem and I was a lifetime user and spokes teacher for all the great tools Techsmith makes to help teachers create media. When I am buying a robot, or signing up for a subscription app, I want to know that company will be available when I need help. (Yes, Tweet.

A Fun Game and Mission to Teach Students About Giving Good Instructions

Teacher Reboot Camp

In our district, we try different unplugged activities with the elementary students, such as give simple instructions to your partner who is acting like your robot. Click the (robot’s head, bathtub, robot mouse, etc.) # (2, 3, 4) times.

A Fun Game and Mission to Teach Students About Giving Good Instructions

Teacher Reboot Camp

In our district, we try different unplugged activities with the elementary students, such as give simple instructions to your partner who is acting like your robot. Click the (robot’s head, bathtub, robot mouse, etc.) # (2, 3, 4) times.

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. We typically hear that while most learners own smartphones, they are “only” using them for things like social media and text messaging.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

For example, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls not only empathize intellect but also social skills in their mission statement.

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Scaffolding Maker Education Learning Experiences

User Generated Education

pI often read via social media about the importance of student centered, student-driven instruction. There has been some criticism leveraged against out-of-the-box maker education kits, programmable robots, and step-by-step maker activities.

Interview on eLearnChat

Learning with 'e's

We discussed change management, innovation in large organisations, mobile and social learning, personalised learning, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and inevitably, the psychology of learning.

How Much Time Should a Student Spend At School?

The CoolCatTeacher

In the age of electronic media, a school could be everywhere, or it could possibly be nowhere. Is it possible for kids to limit their social media time and spend it building face-to-face relationships? Can social media consume less time?

Maker Education Camp: Circuit Crafts

User Generated Education

This summer I am offering: Cardboard Creations , Circuit Crafts, Toy Making and Hacking, and Robotics and Coding. These technologies are seductive especially seeing all the press they get on social media, blogs, and Kickstarter.

Making MAKEing More Inclusive

User Generated Education

Social media has helped me gain a more global perspective and become aware of some of the problems associated with the maker movement. These technologies are seductive especially seeing all the press they get on social media, blogs, and Kickstarter.

Tickle App Brings Blockly to Sphero!

My Paperless Classroom

Tickle is a powerful programming studio that lets students control robots using a visual language that is familiar to them. Tickle is brand new on the app store, so please give them some love, write a review, and connect with the Tickle team on social media.

Team 4443 Sock Monkeys Once Again!

Dangerously Irrelevant

I am a part of Team 4443: Sock Monkeys and we are a robotics team through the FTC. The robot also has certain limitations, in parameters such as size, materials, and shape. We also update our adventures on our website and other social media: Website: oskyrobotics.weebly.com.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

Ask a Tech Teacher

Also mention the add-ons you can use such as robotics, Arduino, or 3D printing. . This also includes stand-alone programs for specialized topics such as robotics, 3D printing, and drones. Definitely mention if you can teach robotics, drones, or programming languages.

Friday 5 — 6.24.2016

Perry Hewitt

The latest Pew report on social media in the workplace finds that 34% of Americans use social media to take a mental break while at work, while only 20% use it for information to help solve work-related problems.

Friday 5 — 6.24.2016

Perry Hewitt

The latest Pew report on social media in the workplace finds that 34% of Americans use social media to take a mental break while at work, while only 20% use it for information to help solve work-related problems.

Why Convenience Boosts Student Campus Life

Edsurge

Raised on quick responses from smartphones, social media, instant messaging and immediate-access entertainment sites, today’s students live in an on-demand world. In an earlier column , I predicted that convenience will rule higher ed; today, inconvenience has overtaken it.