Pilot Program Offers Free Robotic Teaching Resources

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Sony is offering a pilot program through which educators will be provided, free of cost, multiple KOOV kits for the classroom, 1 hour of training with the KOOV team and 4 weeks to experience KOOV first hand. Coding Robotics Ed Tech Ticker News App

This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?

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Roughly 200 local employers, including Kaiser Permanente, OSISoft, Sony and Typeform, have also participated. Antioch High School offers electives focused on computer science and ecological tech programs; four miles away, Deer Valley High has programs for business and robotics.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Pilot Program Offers Free Robotics Teaching Resources

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Sony is offering a pilot program through which educators will be provided multiple KOOV kits, free of cost, along with one hour of training with the KOOV team and four weeks to experience KOOV firsthand

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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

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” 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.” We must encourage people to pursue “robot resistant” majors in college. Robots are much more ideal as workers, because of course they cannot unionize. Sony’s in the business.

How AI is changing special education

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This brings us to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the novel ways in which responsive, social robots have started playing a role in teaching ASD children social skills. Pronounced “now”, Nao is a programmable, social robot and is the only autonomous robot on our list.

Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

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AMERICORPS VOLUNTEERS IMPROVE READING OUTCOMES IN DES MOINES (IA) PUBLIC SCHOOLS To support the district’s mission to improve student literacy proficiency, the district trained AmeriCorps members to deliver the offline instruction provided by Lexia Reading Core5.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat : “Trump’s proposed education budget: more for school choice, less for teacher training.” The Business of Job Training. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “ Teaching assistant robots will reinvent academia,” Times Higher Education claims. Via Techcrunch : “ Sony now has a Koov robotics learning kit for US classrooms.” And there’s a story on Misty in the robots section above.).

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via The New York Times : “ Navy Orders New Training After Deadly Ship Collisions.” ” Apparently watching CD-ROMs isn’t sufficient training for driving Navy destroyers. The Business of Job Training. ” The tech industry is still bullish on the business of tech training nonetheless. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via Techcrunch : “Sony reboots Aibo with AI and extra kawaii.” (National) Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The Business of Job Training. ” Via The New York Times : “At Walmart Academy , Training Better Managers. ” Via Techcrunch : “ Sony wants to digitize education records using the blockchain.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

ProfHacker 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

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Bluetooth lets you upload the data to your phone, which makes tracking your training a lot easier. This also makes up for Speedo ruining it’s training tracker app.

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