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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” Rather, McMillan Cottom argues these students are making rational decisions in a world of growing economic precarity and shrinking social programs. Don’t mess with her on Twitter. ” 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.”

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The recently-added content empowers educators to create dynamic digital learning environments that support social studies, life and earth sciences, social and emotional learning, and more. Inspired by the global media company Discovery Inc.,

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[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]

How Much Time Should a Student Spend At School?

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education, Cathy Rubin, Post From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In the age of electronic media, a school could be everywhere, or it could possibly be nowhere. Can social media consume less time?

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Micah Brown on episode 237 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Just share that love on social media. Twitter is just as easy as posting a picture of your students’ Valentine.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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But I wanted to consider too why the stories we repeatedly tell about education and education technology were so fanciful – stories about impending disruptions and revolutions and robot teachers and brain zappers and so on. But blaming social media is too easy and too simplistic.

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Probably my favorite “robots are the future of education” story in a good, long while. Jeff Bezos posted a note on Twitter, outlining his plans to launch a $2 billion fund to build a chain of preschools and to support organizations that work with homeless families. ” Via The New York Times : “ Asbestos in a Crayon, Benzene in a Marker: A School Supply Study’s Toxic Results.”

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Via The Verge : “US denies visas to Afghanistan ’s all-girl robotics team.” More via The NYT : “Harassment in the Tech Industry: Voices Grow on Social Media.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ Robotics and AI tech can revolutionize classroom ed ,” says Education Dive. Get robots , and education right,” says Techcrunch. (National) Education Politics.

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Via The Atlantic : “ DeVos Says There’s One Thing Her School-Safety Commission Won’t Be Studying: Guns.” ” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” If your marketing department thinks this is a good idea, if your media studies department thinks this is a good idea, tell them to read more. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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Meanwhile on Campus… Sara Goldrick-Rab on food insecurity on college campuses : “It’s Hard to Study if You’re Hungry.” “PISA for personality testing – the OECD and the psychometric science of social-emotional skills ” by Ben Williamson. ” More on teen social media usage, this time from Buzzfeed : “‘Tweetdecking’ Is Taking Over Twitter. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction.

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The Huffington Post filed Twitter’s response to Ivanka Trump ’s announcement under “comedy.” “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? “ No State Will Measure Social-Emotional Learning Under ESSA. Google had a big media to-do this week. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. There’s more about Mattel’s robots and privacy in the privacy section below.

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Via The Texas Tribune : “ Texas State Board of Education rejects Mexican-American studies textbook.” Related, from the Social Media Collective : “Spike in Online Gig Work : Flash in the Pan or Future of Employment?” Via abc.net.au : “ Queensland children as young as four will learn coding and robotics as a compulsory part of their education from next year.” ” and “ Social Media Update 2016.”

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 18, 2017 Doubts about whether internet filters protect teenagers online | University of Oxford → A new study casts doubt on whether such technologies shield young teenagers after finding no link between homes with internet filters and the likelihood of the teenagers in those households being better protected. Studies are always helpful, but this should already be understood.

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” Via Politico : “ Several Trump appointees shared unflattering views of minorities, women on social media.” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via George Veletsianos : “A large-scale study of Twitter Use in MOOCs.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via The New York Times : “ Generation X More Addicted to Social Media Than Millennials , Report Finds.” Education Politics.

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” @14prinsp @KateMfD @audreywatters @gsiemens VC-mediated "consent" for academic studies "Incorrect Response!" “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.” Education Politics.

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” Via Edsurge : “As Bootcamps Look for Novel Ways for Students to Pay For Their Studies, Many Try ‘ Deferred Tuition ’ ” Do note how student financial aid startups are still raising venture capital (and how now, I guess, ed-tech publications cover these stories when before they insisted these weren’t ed-tech). Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. More on this study in IHE. (National) Education Politics.

Discovering the “Ultimate Classroom”: A Student Led Project Based Learning Inquiry

EdTechTeam

Students studied text structure, types of research, ways to research and record information, and different aspects of the classroom that interested them. While some studied robotics and social media, others dived into different learning disabilities and schools around the world.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

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I first read an article by Seymour Papert in a Women’s Studies class in the mid 1990s – “ Epistemological Pluralism ,” which he co-wrote with Sherry Turkle. My work as a thinker and writer about tech and ed-tech – and one explicitly committed to social justice – has been profoundly affected by Seymour. The Awl summarizes a Pew Research study , noting that “The Sharing Economy Is Only For People Who Can Afford To Not Share.”)

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If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it. ” Via The New York Times : “ Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments.” ” Via The Guardian : “ Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner associate.” ” That’s Tariq Ramadan , a professor of contemporary Islamic studies.

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Via the New Haven Independent : “The school board [in New Haven , Connecticut ] will allow Yale University continue with a study on students struggling to read, but tighter rules will be in place for any future research.” ” The study includes DNA testing. Via The Guardian : “ Student Loans Company ‘spied on vulnerable students’ social media’ ” The “New” For-Profit Higher Ed.

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“ ICE officials have invited tech companies, including Microsoft , to develop algorithms that will track visa holders’ social media activity ,” ProPublica reports. Schools should consider the ways in which their own social media surveillance re-inscribes these sorts of violent, nationalist policies. Via The Chicago Tribune : “Almost all student loan fraud claims involve for-profit colleges , study finds.”

Education Technology and the Ideology of Personalization

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In 2010, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt commissioned independent randomized studies of its Algebra 1 program: Harcourt Fuse. The publicity did not mention that Riverside was one of four schools studied, the other three showed no impact, and in Riverside, teachers who frequently used technologies were selected for the study, rather than being randomly assigned. Far from being neutral platforms for everyone, social media have changed the conditions and rules of social interaction.”

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” Via Chalkbeat : “ Trump education nominee pleads ignorance about high-profile voucher studies showing negative results.” ” For those keeping track of how great social media is for the future of education and knowledge and civics and such: “Last Year, Social Media Was Used to Influence Elections in at Least 18 Countries ,” says the MIT Technology Review. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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Related: a Twitter thread from Leo Casey about the various connections the Success Academy chain has to Trump and his wealth right-wing backers the Mercers. ” Via The Nation : “ Trump’s Border Security May Search Your Social Media by ‘Tone’ ” Via Education Week : “Setback for DACA Supporters Places Program’s Fate Squarely in Trump’s Hands.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Anil Dash and Gina Trapani announced they’re closing down their social media analytics product ThinkUp. That is, major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter increasingly made it difficult for ThinkUp to work with their APIs. Who owns your data – whether it’s social media or school-related? ” Via the Hechinger Report : “Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?” Education Politics.

Educators Make, Play, and Connect This Summer

Educator Innovator

Studies have shown that the gap between what high- and low-income families spend on education enrichment has tripled in the last 40 years. In Pittsburgh, kids might join the growing Maker Movement or pick up some engineering skills while making robots. On July 7th join KQED to learn how to use Twitter and other media-sharing applications to promote social and civic discourse with students. We know. You want to relax this summer.

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Department of State has received emergency approval from the Office of Management and Budget to collect additional information regarding certain visa applicants ’ travel and employment histories, familial connections, and social media usage in accordance with a notice it posted in the Federal Register May 4. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. New Study Nods to More Rigorous Preschools.” (National) Education Politics.

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That’s Betsy DeVos , of course, and Social Finance a.k.a. ” Among the things the initiative will research: “The impact of algorithmic filters and user behavior on what we see in platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, which tend to limit our exposure to opinions and lifestyles different than our own.” ” “So-So Social Media Privacy? Data and “Research” Common Sense Media surveyed parents on their own digital media habits.

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Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Iris Lapinski - CEO, CDI Apps for Good - "Apps for Good - Growing a new generation of problem solvers and makers" Dale Dougherty - Founder, President, and CEO, Maker Media, Inc.;

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Our social media page is HERE with links to Facebook , Google+ , Twitter , and more. Granger MA Encontrando tesoros en la Red / Profesora Cristina Velázquez Engaging Heads, Hands and Hearts in International Study Abroad / Patricia A. Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen!