How to Use Robotics Training to Build Manufacturing Skills

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Northeast Mississippi Community College Trains Robotics Technicians for Local Industry

World’s Largest Robotics Competition Returns: Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation to Host Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship

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The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation , a 501c3 nonprofit and VEX Robotics , is back to showcase the incredible talent and skill of a range of student competitors by hosting the first-ever Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship May 17-29, 2021.

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Looking for a Class Robot? Try Robo Wunderkind

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There are a lot of options if you want to bring programmable robots to your classroom. It is a build-a-robot kit designed to introduce children ages six and up to coding and robotics as well as the fun of problem-solving and creative thinking. The robot starts in about thirty pieces (there are so many, I didn’t really count them). You don’t use all of them in one robot, just pick those that will make your robot do what you want.

Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

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Technology has the potential to further transform the way we learn, as is apparent by the advancements in robotics and its use in classrooms. Let’s take a look at how robots are currently being used in classrooms and try answering the question of the hour: Do robots have the potential to teach students in the future? Classroom robots of today. Milo , or the Robot Kid, is an interactive robot for engaging and teaching children with autism.

CoderZ Launches Initiative to Engage Students in STEM with the Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge

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18, 2021 – Starting August 1, CoderZ will once again bring a real-world industry perspective to computer science classrooms through the Amazon Cyber Robotics Challenge. For more information about the Amazon Cyber Robotics Back-to-School Challenge, go to [link]. DERRY, N.H. –

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. One was an adult colleague that just had to have the friendly robot and the other was a girl friend who bought a ROMO for her son for Christmas. ROMO is by far the coolest gift my kids received this year! ROMO by Romotive Inc.

Zenbo, the Social Robot Teaches Cyber Safety

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A cross-disciplinary collaboration at the University of Delaware has developed a teaching tool to deliver cybersecurity training in classrooms—Zenbo, the social robot

Robots as Coaches?

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The team will capture approved human-to-human conversations between undergraduates and their advisers and will train the system on how to guide students and topics including course selection and career advice.”. Robots to raise our children?

Augmentus, SG’s AI programming platform, aims to bring robots to everyone after raising funds

AsiaTechDaily

Register Augmentus , the no-code AI robotics programming platform based in Singapore, is looking at bringing advanced robotics to everyone after raising an undisclosed amount in its Seed funding round. The team has also developed a method to help onboard new robot models quickly.

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. As Calvin Chen, Assistant Director of the UC Davis Center for Computing and STEM Education who offers this program, states simply: “O ur goal is to get kids interested in math and robotics.” A fully-functioning, comprehensive robotics-to-math program that costs you and your school nothing.

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. KOOV is a robotics and coding educational kit for ages 8 and up, made up of blocks, sensors, motors, actuators, and a companion app. Coding Robotics Ed Tech Ticker News App

Programming Robots in 2nd Grade STEM by @SamPatue

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This week Megan gave me my best robot lesson yet. It came in a text, I think she was riding the train home. The robots allowed us to quantify our exploration, as one of the students observed “We could go up that ramp at 30, but the other one we couldn’t do even at 100.” ” What science concepts could you explore with robots? My Paperless Classroom Programming Robots in Education STEM Education

eLearning Brothers Expands Family with Two Corporate Training Acquisitions

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The United States may not have had robot invaders from space in mind when drafting federal cybersecurity standards for the utility industry. And yet, a robot invasion is the very premise for a game that aims to teach utilities employees those standards and why they’re important.

9 grants to fund your robotics education dreams

eSchool News

Robotics kits and resources can be expensive, and schools don’t always have money in their already-tight budgets to accommodate robotics tools. But you don’t have to say goodbye to plans for robotics education in your school. Luckily, as interest in robotics education grows, so, too, do the funding opportunities for students and educators. Related content: 8 resources for robotics education. 9 robotics education grants.

Robot Teachers at New International School

Kevin Corbett

Abu Dhabi: Robot Teachers will soon be instructing students in basic math and other subjects at a private school in Abu Dhabi. Merryland International School in Mussafah has launched what it claims is the first robotic lab in a UAE school, with more than 30 cutting edge robots including humanoids with built-in intelligence. The programmable robot can also be used to explore research topics in robotics, computer science, human-machine interaction and even social sciences.

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. And robots are starting to do some of the work in professions as diverse as chef , office clerk and tractor-trailer operator. For most of us, though, the robot invasion will simply change the tasks we do, not destroy our jobs altogether.

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. How did we train the algorithm?

5 real examples of coding and robotics in the classroom

eSchool News

Coding and robotics go hand-in-hand, and they’re becoming a more integral part of classrooms across the country. Aside from the excitement students muster when they see a robotics kit morph into a controllable arm or a tiny programmable vehicle, coding and robotics offer a little bit more than a fun classroom experience. Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide. The eSchool News Robotics Guide is here!

Slooh Launches New Grant to Help One Million Students Explore Space Using Its Robotic Telescopes

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With Slooh, students can view phenomena such as lunar changes, solar flares, asteroids, living and dying stars, and a variety of nebulae in real-time using Slooh’s patented Mission Interface and user-controlled network of robotic telescopes in the Canary Islands and Chile.

Eight Areas to Consider as Part of Your Automation Strategy

Digital Promise

Verint’s Customer Advisory Board (CAB) met earlier this month and the agenda included a session on automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics. As you change the work time, you need to look at employee training and competency to do the more complex work. We are also looking at how salaries, staffing and overall training may be impacted. We’re also changing our training a great deal and looking at an increased focus on knowledge management to help in this area.

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

Others built robots or drove my Dash Wonderbot. The post Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day. 5 Ways to Teach Students to Think From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Next week, my tenth graders will have to invent a new way to access the Internet.

K–12 Experts Weigh In on Training Teachers to Use Education Technology

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Experts Weigh In on Training Teachers to Use Education Technology. A recent PwC report notes that of 2,000 K–12 teachers surveyed, only 10 percent reported feeling secure in their ability to incorporate “higher-level” technology into their classrooms, highlighting a need for quality training programs to develop teachers’ skills with emerging tech. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:07.

Robot Teachers at New International School

Kevin Corbett

Abu Dhabi: Robot Teachers will soon be instructing students in basic math and other subjects at a private school in Abu Dhabi. Merryland International School in Mussafah has launched what it claims is the first robotic lab in a UAE school, with more than 30 cutting edge robots including humanoids with built-in intelligence. The programmable robot can also be used to explore research topics in robotics, computer science, human-machine interaction and even social sciences.

LUXROBO Launches AI Coding Training Package ‘hello AI’, ‘Smart AI’ Globally

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LUXROBO is a company that makes modular robotic platforms equipped with MODI operating systems, and MODI modules have been leading the market for coding education when it comes to STEAM education. Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me.

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

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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. Education Technology Project-Based Learning Entrepreneurship Workforce Training StartupsSAN LEANDRO, Calif. — A red staircase next to a Home Depot in an ordinary strip mall leads to an equally nondescript door. Behind it is a surprisingly airy, light-filled atrium.

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools

EdTech Magazine

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools. Sphero , one of the leading companies in K–12 classroom robotics, announced its acquisition of littleBits , inventor of the electronic building blocks for science, technology, engineering, art and math learning, on Friday, Aug. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how K–12 schools are bringing robotics into the classroom. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:51.

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. With more than 400,000 Motoman® robots installed worldwide, Yaskawa Motoman is a leading provider of industrial robots, seamlessly integrating cost effective, efficient and safe robotic solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application. Derry, NH – Oct.

How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

The Hechinger Report

He asks: Not knowing what tasks will be automated or what future jobs will look like, how do schools train for a workplace that does not yet exist? We’ve all heard the dire predictions about the coming robot apocalypse. Carnevale told me that, first of all, the story of robots creating mass unemployment has been overhyped. Older workers will also need employers to step in and help them train on new tools.

KinderLab Robotics Launches Four New Curriculum Guides

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(Waltham, MA) February 28, 2018 — KinderLab Robotics has expanded its KIBO™ curriculum suite by announcing four new Curriculum Guides. KIBO provides kids with an open-ended playground for age-appropriate STEAM exploration,” said Jason Innes, KinderLab’s manager of curriculum development and training. With the KIBO Sound Record/Playback Module , students record their own voice and KIBO plays back their recording to give their robot sound. About KinderLab Robotics, Inc.

OPINION: Can the liberal arts navigate poverty, diminished opportunity and robots?

The Hechinger Report

When a recent study, “ Robots Need Not Apply: How Job-Seeking Students Can Crush Their Fear of a Technology Takeover ,” revealed an unmet need of employees with “soft skills,” it was more evidence that liberal-arts graduates are essential in the workforce — and especially important for those seeking to break out of a cycle of poverty and diminishing opportunities. Related: How colleges can help their students out-compete robots .

Can a wall-climbing robot teach your kid to code?

The Hechinger Report

Last month, a few hand-sized, hexagonal robots took over a third-grade classroom in Southborough, Massachusetts. Meet Root — a robot being beta-tested by its creators at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Root magnetically clings to whiteboards (most of which are metal-backed) where it acts out programs that students compose on iPads that are wirelessly linked to the robot. But then you have to keep buying new robots as the kids get older.

Multistate Initiative Will Help Elementary Teachers Integrate Coding and Robotics into the Classroom

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Nonprofits in eight states are first to partner with developer of popular educational robots; Wonder Workshop initiative will provide teachers with professional development to support state-of-the-art coding and robotics education. Providing educators with training to teach coding and robotics is necessary for schools and districts to meet the growing demand for these skills from parents, teachers, and principals.

Ozobot launches new learning management system

Educational Technology Guy

Ozobot Classroom will make it easy to integrate coding and computer science with Ozobot’s robots into lessons for any subject and any grade level—with features that include an interactive educator dashboard, single-click classroom setup, interdisciplinary lessons with live lesson insights, and more.

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How a Stereotype-Smashing Teen Founded the First All-Girl Muslim Robotics Team

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Zaina Siyed answered that question by creating the FemSTEM Robotics Scholarship Program , a free STEM program for Muslim girls aged 10 to 14. Siyed was fed up with never seeing girls—especially Muslim girls like herself—competing in the robotics challenges she loved so much. In 2016, Siyed was fed up with never seeing girls—especially Muslim girls like herself—competing in the robotics challenges she loved so much. How did you become interested in STEM learning and robotics?

Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE.

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Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE. Robotic teaching assistants are being deployed into autism centres in the UAE to help children learn faster and better. The first robot, provided by ATLAB, a technology-based learning solutions company, is in use at the Umm Al Quwain Autism Centre. Robotic teaching assistants are changing the way the kids are taught.