Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

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I recently read a report that said schools in the UK spend £900mn per year on educational technology. Technology has the potential to further transform the way we learn, as is apparent by the advancements in robotics and its use in classrooms. Classroom robots of today.

Dancing With The Robots

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Meneghetti’s Lego Robots (photo by Danny Silva). He taught sixth grade science for most of his career, but four years ago, he decided he wanted to develop a new, exciting engineering and robotics course for students at Stanley Middle School.

Robotics Is Incredibly Engaging With Lego Mindstorms!

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A team, who are experts at robotics, recently visited my school to show how straightforward, creative and fun robotics can be. The class had to carry out basic programming and control a moving robot. Robotics really brings coding and programming to ‘life’!

Robots Are Not Taking Over Teachers' Jobs

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If anything, technology is making the role of teachers even more important and their job more complex. There is a scene from the recent Star Trek movie reboot of a young alien named Spock at school.

ROMO: The Friendly, Personal Robot that Learns as You Play!

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is a friendly robot from another world, built to teach kids the basics of computer programming and robotics through a series of adventurous challenges. I put this friendly robot on my holiday list. ROMO is by far the coolest gift my kids received this year! ROMO by Romotive Inc.

Herding Robots – the life and times of a robotics coach

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We focused on the team identifying key requirements for the robot design by phase before they even laid hands on pieces. It wasn’t our robot, it wasn’t our design, it wasn’t ours to fail – it was theirs. The robots? Our robots were incredible anyway. Herding Cats.

5 Educational Robots You Can Use in Your STEM Classroom

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Image Source The Expanding Variety of Small Robot Kits for Educational Purposes is Ripe With Fun Possibilities for the Classroom One of the most innovative technological concepts currently available.

Robot-Enhanced Creative Writing and Storytelling (featuring Ozobot and Wonder’s Dot)

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There have been complaints leveraged against out of the box robots like Dash and Dot, Ozobot, Hummingbird, Sphero. I personally love the excitement my learners have using these robots. How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing ).

How AI is Changing Writing: Check out Robot Don

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See what you think: We live in a digital era where the kids are in contact in all sorts of technological solutions that help them learn, connect, and have fun. One of these writing assistants is Robot Don, an AI-driven software which we are going to discuss in this article.

March of the robots

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Yes, BETT 2019 definitely featured more robots than just about any other educational technology. There are technologies and tools, and then there are toys. Perhaps the most impressive of the range of educational robots on offer was the unit pictured above.

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. Our robot, Milo , has been a great addition to our school team.

Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code

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Now that you’ve engaged your students with awesome Hour of Code fun, I’m thrilled to introduce the incredible Root Robotics for going far beyond the hour! Root’s a versatile, engaging robotics and coding program that grows with students from pre-K up through grade 12.

Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

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Carrie Willis, Technology Director for Valley Preparatory School and Strategic Outreach Manager for Wonder Workshop, and Caitlin Arakawa, Kindergarten Teacher at Valley Preparatory School, dispel these misconceptions, during a recent edWebinar.

Robots as Coaches?

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University of Michigan and IBM launch a new project that will in essence replace an advisor’s role with technology: “ Called Project Sapphire , the multiyear partnership combines IBM’s resources with scientists and students at the University of Michigan’s Artificial Intelligence Lab.

The Robots Have Arrived on Campus. They Come Bearing Food.

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Robots are taking over college campuses. The University of California at Berkeley and University of California, Los Angeles were two of the earliest colleges to welcome the food delivery robots, called the KiwiBot. Things are a bit more complicated for the delivery robot.

Get Kids into STEM by Starting a Robotics Program at Your School

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Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is receiving a lot of attention lately, and for good reason. The post Get Kids into STEM by Starting a Robotics Program at Your School appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

How colleges can help their students out-compete robots 

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This question comes from an anonymous reader, who asks : What degree programs do colleges need to offer students so they can succeed in a workplace dominated by automation and high technology? There’s a lot of anxiety out there about robots gobbling up our jobs.

Ten jobs that are safe from robots

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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.

What is Robotics? A Curricular Challenge

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This is the third year that I am teaching a course titled "Introduction to Robotics" as part of our regular curriculum at Sonoma Academy. The goal of the first few weeks is to answer the question "What is Robotics?" Merriam-Webster defines a "Robot" as.a

Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code

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Now that you’ve engaged your students with awesome Hour of Code fun, I’m thrilled to introduce the incredible Root Robotics for going far beyond the hour! Root’s a versatile, engaging robotics and coding program that grows with students from pre-K up through grade 12.

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

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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. It serves as an open platform on which students can imagine and create their own robot.

3 ways to tell stories with robots

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Though coding and robotics is new to almost all of the students coming into my workshops and classes, storytelling is something they’re familiar with. Introducing programming concepts using storylines and characters flips the mindset around robotics and technology from consuming to creating.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for mBot™ Robot

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Vernier Software & Technology recently launched Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles activities module written for the mBot™ by MakeBlock. Each mBot robot comes equipped with line-following and range-detecting sensors and 40 well-designed parts.

Strategies for Bringing Robotics and STEM Education into Every Classroom

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In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we speak with Dr. Ayanna Howard, Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology about Robotics, STEM Education, and her upcoming Keynote at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC).

UBTECH Announces Yanshee Programmable Robot

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Today, UBTECH Robotics introduces a new member of its family to the US Education market. This combination of advanced technologies enables Yanshee to perform tasks on command, test environmental conditions, speak, listen, thoughtfully answer questions, and relay data.

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. A fully-functioning, comprehensive robotics-to-math program that costs you and your school nothing.

Imagined futures 5: Robot teachers

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or robots. This doesn't mean that robots have no place in the classroom though. Robots (or intelligent systems) can be very useful when they are tasked to complete some of the functions that teachers previously performed.

How Can I bring Robotics Into My Curriculum? Programming Robots with SPRK Lightning Lab #AskTheTechCoach

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Lightning Lab will make it even easier to use the SPRK robot in the classroom because students can access te instructions and starter code inside of the app. Sphero makes app-enabled, teachable robots. To get started users download the mobile app to program their robot. Download.

KOOV Robotics: An All-In-One Solution For Teaching Robotics In The Classroom

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In today’s technology-driven world, STEAM-focused education helps children […]. The post KOOV Robotics: An All-In-One Solution For Teaching Robotics In The Classroom appeared first on TeachThought. Technology

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Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM

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Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM. According to an article titled, “Investment in STEM education adds up,” by Lauren Foreman, there is notable concern that demand for skilled workers in science, technology, engineering and math fields, or STEM, will outrun supply.

KinderLab Robotics Announces Lower Pricing and a New Introductory KIBO Robot Kit

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KIBO is a playful, educational robot toy that engages even the youngest children in active science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) learning

UBTECH Robotics Announces Launch of UKIT

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UBTECH Robotics announced today the launch of UKIT – a new robotics kit featuring a curriculum aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). For more information on UBTECH and its complete line of robots, visit ubtrobot.com.

Emerging Industries – The Robots Are Here (in all Shapes and Sizes)!

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(Image Source) Robots, Robots, Everywhere – Beside you, Above you, Even Inside You This week we’re examining the recently published book, The Industries of the Future, by Alec Ross. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Racing robots and learning

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In small groups they were asked to design and construct a Lego robot , and then program it to race around a circuit, with a prize for the winners! What features do racing robots need, to achieve success and win the race?

Pitsco Education Brings Robotics to K-2 Classrooms

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Pitsco Education announced today an exclusive partnership with KUBO Robotics to bring KUBO , a simple, intuitive, plug-and-learn robot, to K-2 classrooms across the U.S. Ed Tech Ticker edtech Robotics

Boxlight Announces Technology Alliances with Critical Links and Modern Robotics, Inc.

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Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) today announced two partnerships with Critical Links and Modern Robotics, Inc

Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for the mBot™ Robot to Teach Coding and Robotics

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BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 25, 2018 — Vernier Software & Technology recently launched Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles activities module written for the mBot™ by MakeBlock. Each mBot robot comes equipped with line-following and range-detecting sensors and 40 well-designed parts.

How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe

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As someone who primarily taught math and science when I was a classroom teacher, I associated robots, robotics curriculum, and robot apps as things that were only used in those subjects. Robots in the Physics Classroom. Robots in the Language Arts Classroom.

Robotics Showcase 2017! (Why taking risks is legit)

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When switching schools, from Sacred Heart Cathedral in San Francisco to Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa CA, to be closer to my family in Petaluma CA, I was asked to teach Biology and Robotics in addition to Chemistry. Below is a video from the final showcase for our 2017 Robotics Showcase.

How to Use Robots in Elementary Classrooms – From Courtney Pepe

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Two years ago, my school obtained a grant from the Sphero Robotics company that brought 10 Sphero Robots to our school. However, this year, we expanded our use of robotics and acquired Ozobots, SPRKS, bb8s, and BeeBots. Example #1 – Using Robots for Reading Comprehension.