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.

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.

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’!

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.

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.

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.

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 ).

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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?

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)!].

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

What Robots Can Teach Us About Being Human

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At a recent EmTech Next conference on the future of work at the MIT Media Lab, I was amazed by how roboticist after roboticist kept describing just how difficult it is to teach a robot how to grasp an object and simply adjust its grip. Each scientist touted the new technologies they were building, but each also tempered their projections for the work ahead because of huge constraints like a robot’s inability to grasp. Over the next few months, Michelle R.

Apply For The Sony KOOV Robotics Kit Pilot Program

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Apply For The Sony KOOV Robotics Kit Pilot Program by TeachThought Staff What Is The KOOV Pilot Program? Explore the coding and robotics kit with the KOOV Pilot Program from Sony. The post Apply For The Sony KOOV Robotics Kit Pilot Program appeared first on TeachThought.

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When Robots Teach Kids Computational Thinking—and Kindness

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We don't know what jobs today’s children are going to have when they become adults, but we do know that technology is going to play a major role in whatever jobs exist. It stands to reason that the more exposure children have to computer technology, coding, and robotics, the more prepared they will be for the future. Computational Skills and Collaboration One phrase we often use in our district is, “It’s not about the robot.”

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.

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.

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. About KinderLab Robotics, Inc.

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

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Motoman Robotics Division (Yaskawa Motoman), has committed to being a major sponsor of the 2018-2019 Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), happening in 14 states across the United States. Motoman Robotics Division. “We is a leading robotics company in the Americas.

Is technology outpacing you?

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In considering the question, Is technology outpacing you? , let’s first look at technology’s place in the current education landscape. We darkly predict that the day will soon arrive when technology erases the need for teachers.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics

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This post is about a pair of brothers and their inspiration approach to educating the world in the realm of robotics using a low-cost way that “up-cycles” existing everyday materials to build their creations. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in.

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom

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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., The game serves as an on-ramp for students, introducing technology into their educational journeys. 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.