Are classroom robots the NextGen of learning?

Neo LMS

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. Milo , or the Robot Kid, is an interactive robot for engaging and teaching children with autism.

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

Kleinspiration

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.

Why we love our coding & robotics tools

eSchool News

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.

Pilot Program Offers Free Robotic Teaching Resources

techlearning

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

Robots as Coaches?

Fidelis Education

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?

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. RoboBlockly –a web-based robot simulation using a drag-and-drop interface to program virtual Linkbot and Lego robots.

What Robots Can Teach Us About Being Human

Edsurge

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?

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.

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. Having a solid plan in place will not only help teachers absorb and retain their training, but will also make it easier for administrators to create plans that will use what time and resources they have efficiently.

Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM

TeachThought - Learn better.

Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM. Local school districts plan to use that funding to train students as early as junior high in robotics, engineering design, and 3-Dimensional printing, according to the article. Technology robotics stem

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.

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

techlearning

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.

Programming Robots in 2nd Grade STEM by @SamPatue

TeacherCast

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.”

Robot Teachers at New International School

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

Abu Dhabi: Robot Teachers will soon be instructing students in basic math and other subjects at a private school in Abu Dhabi. The programmable robot can also be used to explore research topics in robotics, computer science, human-machine interaction and even social sciences.

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.

'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.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

” 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. Training Ed-Tech.

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

techlearning

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.

KinderLab Robotics Announces New KIBO Guidebook to Enhance STEAM Education

techlearning

(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.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Pilot Program Offers Free Robotics Teaching Resources

techlearning

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

Sony 52

Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE.

Leadership Lounge

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. Robotic teaching assistants are changing the way the kids are taught.

KinderLab Robotics Launches Four New Curriculum Guides

techlearning

(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.

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

Edsurge

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 Teachers at New International School

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

Abu Dhabi: Robot Teachers will soon be instructing students in basic math and other subjects at a private school in Abu Dhabi. The programmable robot can also be used to explore research topics in robotics, computer science, human-machine interaction and even social sciences.

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.

Intelitek and Connecticut Computer Science Teachers Association Partner to Host Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

techlearning

26, 2018 – This fall, Intelitek and the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation, in partnership with the Connecticut Computer Science Teachers Association (CTCSTA), will launch a Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC). DERRY, N.H.

New Hampshire Department of Education to Host Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

techlearning

Sponsored by Intelitek, and Oracle Academy, the CRCC is an eight-week virtual coding competition that provides students and educators with the opportunity to build STEM related skills using a cloud-based simulation platform featuring a virtual, 3D-animated robot. DERRY, N.H. –

National Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions Hosted by Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation Set to Begin October 15for Schools in 14 States

techlearning

In October, the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation (ISCEF) kicks off the 2018 Cyber Robotics Coding Competitions (CRCCs) in 14 states and the District of Columbia. College and professional football games aren’t the only fall competitions underway.

December 15 University of New Hampshire to Host the State Finals forState’s Second Annual Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

techlearning

On December 15, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) will host the finals of the state’s Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), being held by the New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) and the Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation ( ISCEF ).

Up to 60 West Virginia Middle School Students to Advanceto Final Round in Cyber Robotics Coding Competition

techlearning

May 15, 2018– Students from middle schools across West Virginia are gearing up for the final round of their Cyber Robotics Coding Competition (CRCC), a program that provides students and educators with the opportunity to build coding-robotics skills for real or virtual 3D robots.

A PD model that creates experts, not robots

eSchool News

To that end, we began our professional development make-over by partnering with a local college to offer year-long training in the form of a series of three-hour graduate courses. Why our ELA department dropped seminars in favor of real, ongoing professional development.

Robots in Rhode Island and Telescopes in Tennessee – What’s Your State Getting This Christmas?

Fractus Learning

Robots. Between new Star Wars characters , excitement over machine learning and driverless cars, robots are taking over this Christmas… From the numbers it seems that there are two mechatronic-mad pockets of the country. Top 5 Robot Rabid States. Train Sets.

Fantasy and reality

Learning with 'e's

I revelled in the exotic nature of new technologies and the unpredictable outcomes of robotics, artificial intelligence and enhanced human capabilities. artificial intelligence connection development education future learning pedagogy research robotics science fiction Technology training

Texas Takes Aggressive First Steps to Address Autism with Humanoid Robotics

techlearning

RoboKind , the world leader in social robotics and the creator of Milo and robots4autism , is proud to offer schools and districts a solution that meets or exceeds the expectations and goals spelled out in HB21. Schools and districts that take advantage of Milo the robot and the robots4autism curriculum will also have access to data collection and reporting analytics, a facilitator manual, training, IT and related technical support, and school and district customer service support.

Mark Cuban, ECMC Lead $1.8M Round for Cluster to Develop Industrial Tech Talent

Edsurge

In the future, Cluster aims to expand its services to help companies train and upskill their employees. “If In the industrial manufacturing sector, “there is obviously unfilled demand, and I’m a believer that robotics and AI will materially change the nature of work over the next decade,” Mark Cuban said in an email. Education Technology Future of Work Workforce Training

Acer Announces Alliance With Wonder Workshop

techlearning

Acer America today announced an alliance with Wonder Workshop to deliver STEAM bundles in the United States that teach K-8 students coding, robotics and computer science as part of their STEAM initiatives. Coding News Robotics Steam Ed Tech Ticker

How to start a virtual coding boot camp in five easy steps

eSchool News

It never ceases to amaze me when I see a middle school student excelling at virtual robot simulations, a seventh grader using computer code to solve a STEM problem, or an eighth-grade robotics team brainstorming ideas and then developing a full-blown operating robot.

STEM 54

The Flipped Hiring Revolution

Edsurge

Automation, in the form of AI (artificial intelligence) and RPA (robotic process automation), is the primary driver. These intermediaries also typically allocate more resources to talent sourcing and training than their employer-clients. And most provide candidates with Last-Mile Training : equipping candidates with exactly the skills employers expect so they can be productive from day one. Education Technology Workforce Training Postsecondary Learning

Here’s how ‘renewable learning funds’ can transform workforce development

The Christensen Institute

Yet our national investments in education and training still reflect an era when workers learned skills that could last a lifetime. A new approach to funding education, however, could enable the creation of renewable learning funds : sustainable resources that can support learners in getting the workforce training they need year after year. Sustainable models for funding workforce training are particularly vital at a time when demand for such investments is likely to grow.

Making a MakerSpace

CUE

My 5th graders training 1st graders in all the Space’s tools. Connected Educator Creativity and Imagination MakerSpace Robotics Technology in Education budget making PTO sewing sphero twitter“Rise up, it’s time to take a shot.”