C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

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C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. To evaluate C-STEM Studio, let’s look at three questions: so what. browse the robotics offerings.

Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

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Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. Komal grew up in India and studied Computer Science at Delhi University and later moved to Canada to complete her Masters’ in Com.

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Why we love our coding & robotics tools

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Coding and robotics programs. KinderLab’s KIBO robot not only brings coding to life—it inspires creativity in a hands-on, playful way that doesn’t involve screens. Related: 20 ideas for teaching coding in math, science, social studies, and ELA.

Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

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They highlighted that soft skills critical to student success in future fields of study such as logic, problem-solving and creativity are integral components of computer science curriculums. Wonder Workshop is the creator of the Dash and Dot robots.

How colleges can help their students out-compete robots 

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There’s a lot of anxiety out there about robots gobbling up our jobs. One oft-cited Oxford University study predicts that up to 47 percent of U.S. It’s called “ Robot Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.”.

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.

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Students Use Ed Tech to Further Their STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Students Use Ed Tech to Further Their STEM Education. We believe that investing in STEM education is essential,” said Matt Troka , CDW’s senior vice president of product and partner management at the Friday event. “We They had to use robots to do it.

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4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

Discovery Education

When many of us were growing up and considering that tough question during the junior or senior year of high school, “What do you want to study in college,” the options set before us would fit on an 8 ½ by 11 sheet of paper. STEM Career Challenges. Robotics Engineer: [link].

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KinderLab Robotics Introduces ‘Free Throw’ Extension Set for KIBO Robot

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(Waltham, MA) June 12, 2018 — KinderLab Robotics , the creators of the KIBO™ robot kit, today announced Free Throw™ , a throwing-arm attachment that lets the KIBO robot toss ping pong-sized balls. This will provide them a great foundation for STEM work in later grades.”

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

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23, 2018 – The Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation has announced that Intelitek partner, Yasakawa America Inc., The CRCC was started in 2017 by the ISCEF Foundation to promote STEM in schools using an online, entirely virtual mobile robotics experience in a game-like user interface.

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom. It starts with a game of Robot Turtles, a board game by Thinkfun that’s being used at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, Ill., Within HWS and District 36’s other four schools, this is the first step of a journey that will touch on coding and robotics at each grade level. Schools Get Started in Robotics. District 36 started small with its robotics program. “We Ask ‘What can you make the robot do?’

Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

What is STEM? The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. More recently, arts were added to this educational model, as educators believed that art and creativity play an important role in the understanding of the former subjects in the STEM Curriculum , thus changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM. Why is STEM Training Important? And that is precisely why it is important to create more awareness of STEM.

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District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education. science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is put into action. In every direction, robots are dancing, racing or manipulating objects, as servo motors whir and LED lights glow. .

School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation

EdTech Magazine

School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation. Thomas School near Seattle hopes to encourage students to develop a passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by starting them young and engaging them with cool, new learning spaces featuring robots and 3D virtual reality computers. Studies show that the earlier you introduce STEM education , the more children become interested in those subjects,” says Kimberly Mecham, director of St.

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'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.

7 of the Coolest Humanoid Robot Toys You Need Right Now

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In case you were unsure, a humanoid robot resembles a human, however basic or abstract. Young children who are exposed to robot toys that have lights, play music and have sound effects can have their sensory skills enhanced. 7 of the Coolest Humanoid Robot Toys.

KinderLab Robotics Meets Rigorous Review Standards to Join STEMworks Database

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As the demand for STEM education continues to grow, many organizations have identified achievement gaps in STEM literacy based on gender, race, and economic inequalities. To learn more about KIBO and KinderLab Robotics, click here. About KinderLab Robotics, Inc.

Part 2: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Technology

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to number two in a series of four posts bringing you over 150 amazing resources for STEM education. I hope you enjoyed my thoughts of STEM being a Verb a few posts back, along with the 40 resources geared toward STEM Science in the last pos t.

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Study: The U.S. isn’t doing enough to prepare students for the automation age

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The United States is lagging behind other wealthy nations when it comes to preparing students for workforce changes wrought by automation, according to a new study by a research group affiliated with The Economist magazine. The post Study: The U.S. Higher Ed K-12 News Curriculum STEM

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KinderLab Robotics Announces New KIBO Guidebook to Enhance STEAM Education

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(Waltham, MA) August 28, 2018 – KinderLab Robotics today expanded its KIBO™ curriculum suite by introducing KIBO Activity Center Guidebook : Activities and Setup Recommendations for a KIBO Activity Center. This KIBO Activity Center Guidebook helps teachers create a robotics center.

Part 3: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Engineering

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to number Three in a series of four posts bringing you over 150 amazing resources for STEM education. I hope you enjoyed my thoughts of STEM being a Verb a few posts back, along with the 40 resources geared toward STEM Science and 35 resources geared toward STEM Technology.

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Part 3: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 25 STEM and PBL Competitions

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this third post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

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Researchers tackle gender bias in STEM education

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Researchers are tackling the stubborn question of how gender bias impacts STEM education. STEM education at the K-12 and university levels has seen its share of headlines, as industry experts and policymakers tout its importance in the nation’s economy and workforce.

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STEM Gains Traction in After-School Programs

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Many schools are recognizing the importance of providing their students with opportunities for greater technology instruction — especially in supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs with an emphasis on coding.

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This STEM-focused district hands out paychecks along with report cards

The Hechinger Report

A robot built by students to research endangered frogs in Lake Titicaca, in Peru, being tested in June, 2016, by Lindsey Hamblin (left), then a Skyline High School senior, and Callie Meyers, then a Skyline junior. STEM gives me challenges to think about.

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The project-based STEM curriculum that’s big on real-world rigor

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A STEM curriculum introduces students to real-world engineering. Middle and high school students build VEX robots and program them using RobotC software. It’s a great, great program,” said Emma Haygood, a middle school science teacher for 16 years who moved to the Berrien Springs district office last year to become STEM coordinator. “We

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Part 5: STEM, STEAM, Makers: 35 Resources For A Makerspace

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fifth post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

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Discovery Education Adds Engaging New Content Supporting Social Studies, the Earth Sciences and More to Award-Winning Digital Services

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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. Discovery Education’s STEM Connect enhances core curriculum and brings STEM to life in classrooms.

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20 ideas for teaching coding in math, science, social studies, and ELA

eSchool News

Sample math applications: Calculate the wait time needed in the program for the robot to travel a specific distance. Program a robot to specific coordinates on a grid and plot those points on a graph. Code a robot to make different geometric shapes and patterns.

7 Things to Know About Coding in the Early Childhood Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

We work with robotics, because robotics are tools that allow them to learn coding and to learn abstract logic and thinking while not sitting in front of a computer screen. So robots have motors, they have sensors, they can move around. So same as with a robot.

Dr. Marina Bers Named Chair of Tufts University’s Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development

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(Waltham, MA) October 24, 2018 — Dr. Marina Bers has been named the new department chair of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University. Dr. Bers co-founded the start-up KinderLab Robotics, Inc.

An urban charter school achieves a fivefold increase in the percentage of its black and Latino graduates who major in STEM

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Tahiv McGee, who graduated from North Star this spring and will attend Pomona College this fall, explains the research study he worked on at Rutgers-Newark. Related: Pathways to jobs of the future opening via summer STEM programs. The next step was adding STEM electives. “We

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A Few Weeks with Root

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One of my biggest takeaways from the FETC conference in January was seeing the Root robot live. Basically, Root is everything I was looking for in a coding robot, and I could not wait to try it out. What you want to know is my first impressions of the robot, right?

Hummingbird Gets a Microbit Upgrade

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Bird Brain makes both Finch robots, and they make Hummingbird robotics kits. It means students can make almost anything with them including some awesome robots. I have seen middle school students make coffee drinking robots, police cars, dioramas, UFO’s, and more.

A Great Opportunity: Finch Loaner Program

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Birdbrain technologies is a robotics company that has two main products: the Hummingbird Robotics Kit and the Finch robot. Finch is a simple bird-like robot that's whole purpose is to bridge that coding gap, and where it works wonders is its device flexibility.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

Or, exploring areas of social studies with the arts is a very, very easy way. In this case, we asked teachers to specifically choose math or science because we wanted to do a STEM-to-STEAM arts integration. They were studying magnets in science.

STEM Learning with Sphero: Mean, Median, Mode

My Paperless Classroom

I talked with the teacher sin fourth grade and learned that they have been studying Mean Median and Mode, so I knew that Sphero''s SPRK lesson on Mean Median and Mode lesson would be a good match. Fourth grade is a very practical year for tech integration goals.

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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. Join the Shake Up Learning Book Study! Dash robot. Dot robot. Cue robot.

How Internships Connect First Generation College Bound Students to STEM Careers

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This story on STEM education was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. This summer, for the first time, nine students will study abroad. “It’s

Every Class Can Code!

My Paperless Classroom

Social Studies. *. Robots. * [link]. * [link]. https://code.org/learn/robotics. Beyond the Hour of Code EdTech Innovations My Paperless Classroom Programming Robotics STEM Education Beyond The Hour of Code Podcast Coding Hour of CodeThe hour of code school wide challenge of “can we get every student to code for one hour” is a great starting point.

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