Three key trends in robotics education

eSchool News

Robots are hugely popular with kids. Four of the 20 best-selling toys on Amazon during the 2018 holiday season were robots, robotics kits, or other electronic circuitry kits. Why is the K-12 robotics market exploding? Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide.

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We are excited to bring you the very first in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics. Cracking the K–12 connection code requires a new approach, one that combines active-learning pedagogy with robotics in the classroom to deliver an interactive, immersive learning experience. . The STEM Robots Revolution Hits K–12.

How AI is Changing Writing: Check out Robot Don

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of these writing assistants is Robot Don, an AI-driven software which we are going to discuss in this article. What does Robot Don bring to the table? Robot Don also analyzes the content for words that repeat too often, providing suggestions for more appropriate alternatives.

Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

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Here’s a roundup of today’s top edtech trends: 1 1:1 Devices —This trend seems to continue to expand. 3 Wearable Technology —Wearable technology is an up-and-coming trend in edtech. 4 Cloud Computing —Cloud computing is a trend that reduces many frustrations with computing.

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Great K-12 robotics apps for users of all abilities

eSchool News

K-12 robotics is having more than a moment–it’s on its way to establishing itself as a necessary component of a 21st-century education. While it can seem overwhelming, it’s not as hard to incorporate K-12 robotics into your classroom.

Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.

EdTech4Beginners

I also expect to see a lot more robotics and makerspaces in schools. Martin McKay is the Chief Technology officer and one of the founders of Texthelp Inc.

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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?’

Schools Must Support Educators While Keeping Tabs on Tech Trends

EdTech Magazine

Schools Must Support Educators While Keeping Tabs on Tech Trends. Leaders should also follow key trends to be prepared for what's coming next. Robotics — Educators are leveraging robotics to promote critical and computational thinking, and to provide hands-on learning in STEM subjects. meghan.bogardu…. Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:36.

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15 trends that hinder, accelerate, and enable K-12 innovation

eSchool News

While new trends such as extended reality and mobile devices are enabling expansive changes in K-12 education, innovation is often impeded by obstacles such as clunky professional development and digital equity, according to new research.

3 Rules For Robots: I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That

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Robotics and AI have become one of the most prominent technological trends of our century. Therefore, the reasoning goes, “robots and artificial intelligence (AI) would increase their interaction with humans”, raising “legal and ethical issues which.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018. Here are some expert opinions on the four major trends of the year: SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! meghan.bogardu…. Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:48.

What’s next in ed-tech? These 18 trends

eSchool News

I do a lot of speaking about technology trends in education, and none of my talks seem to get larger audiences than those that address new or emerging technologies. So, what do the experts think are the key trends, significant challenges, and important developments in technology in K-12?

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The Next Big Trends in #EdTech from @ISTE CEO Richard Culatta at #ISTE19

The Innovative Educator

Innovative educators understand the importance of being in touch with the latest trends in ed tech. Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) helps us by sharing what the organization sees as the next big trends.

'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

But this year, I’m reorganizing my analysis of these “trends,” partly because I think they can all be subsumed under the larger theme of “the new economy.” ” 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.”

Highlights From a Year of Tracking Future Trends in Education

Edsurge

Looking ahead to 2018, here are three predictions: First, we will probably see more work on the many ways automation (AI, robotics, etc.) If we look back on 2017 in educational technology, some of the biggest surprises were political and cultural. The first is the spread of free public-university tuition programs in American cities and states.

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The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

MindShift

A panel of 59 experts from 18 countries discussed major trends in education that are driving the adoption of technology, as well as the big challenges to effective implementation. Trends affecting the adoption of technology in schools. TRENDS.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report. Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. And it raises a number of questions, I think: how good is Mary Meeker at actually identifying and analyzing Internet trends? Is this really a trend?

Why making, coding, and online learning are the real trends to watch

eSchool News

Take a casual flip through this year’s trend-predicting Horizon Report, released today, and you’ll find plenty to get excited about. Panelists then narrow them down to just 18 in various stages of gestation: six trends, six challenges, and six so-called important developments.

4 exciting trends that will define the 2018 education industry

eSchool News

Considering how robots could replace 38 percent of jobs in the U.S. Let’s examine four key trends that are expected to shape the education industry this coming year: 1. This trend is already being experienced globally.

Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 2017

Edsurge

But while EdSurge paced the ISTE floor on June 25-28 in San Antonio, Texas, we decided to ask a slightly different question: What edtech trends, products, and buzzwords do you wish would retire—for good? On the floor of the ISTE conference, it’s easy to meet educators and administrators from all over the country (and the world at large).

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Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if their teacher can’t)

The Cornerstone Blog

However, one aspect of STEM can be a little more daunting for teachers to incorporate, and that’s coding and robotics. It’s a real, moving robot that can dance, sing, and respond to voice commands. Education Trends Sponsors & Supporters

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.

IT#1: What’s next in ed-tech? These 18 trends

eSchool News

I do a lot of speaking about ed-tech trends, and none of my talks seem to get larger audiences than those that address new or emerging technologies. The answer to the second question of what trends are most important in your school/school district requires some work on your part.

On the horizon: Tech trends and challenges for the next five years

FETC Converge

Makerspaces and robotics are expected to establish a prominent space in educational technology in the next year, with virtual reality, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things not too far behind, according to about 60 education experts whose ideas are showcased in a new report. Uncategorized digital literacy digital toolkit edtech trends educational technology benefits virtual reality

Moving from Teaching STEM to Doing STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about a Wonder Workshop robotics club. Last year I judged a robotics competition for Wonder Workshop. This would make a great summer activity at home for kids or check out their robotics clubs. My son loves the Dash and Dot robots from Wonder Workshop.

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Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if YOU don’t know how yet)

The Cornerstone Blog

However, one aspect of STEM can be a little more daunting for teachers to incorporate, and that’s coding and robotics. It’s a real, moving robot that can dance, sing, and respond to voice commands. Education Trends Sponsors & Supporters

'The Brave Little Surveillance Bear' and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children

Hack Education

Perhaps we might recognize, as we wait to see if Mattel’s or Clayton Christensen’s predictions about the future come true, that this fantasy of the robot companion or caretaker has its own, long history – stories that elicit fear as often as comfort. Robots don’t care.

Wonderful World of Wearables in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

In the movie, moviegoers often see the world through “the terminator” robot’s vision. As this robot looks at the world, text appears to show him targets, where to go, and other information. Innovation News & Trends Technology Tools

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What to Buy for Your Maker Space #makered

The CoolCatTeacher

Ollie robots [link]. Ozobot robots [link]. These students are programming Ollie robots. Innovation Libraries News & Trends STEM Tools10MT #22 | An Interview with Librarian Chad Lehman From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Revisiting #ALATTT: Trend #1: AR/VR/MR and a touch of AI

NeverEndingSearch

Back at ALA Midwinter, I was honored to present on LITA’s Top Tech Trends panel , with fellow panelists Kate Tkacik, Suzanne Wulf, Becky Yoose, James Neal and Cynthia Dudenhoffer. Each of us was initially assigned two trends to explore and discuss.

Trends, challenges, and developments for higher education’s next 5 years

Bryan Alexander

Key Trends Accelerating Higher Education Technology Adoption. Long-Term Impact Trends: Accelerating technology adoption in Higher Education for five or more years. Mid-Term Impact Trends: Accelerating technology adoption in Higher Education for the next three to five years.

Sylvia Martinez: 3 Mistakes Teachers Make About Tinkering (and more)

The CoolCatTeacher

Hummingbird Robotics Kit. 10-minute Teacher Show Libraries News & Trends STEM TeachingEpisode 49 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

The One Present I Wish Parents Would Give My Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Hands-on makers might like robots, a subscription to Make Magazine, or something to build. Education News & Trends StudentsFrom the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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