Research Webinar: Equity and Maker Learning

Digital Promise

To round out the series, the maker learning research group hosted a webinar with researchers Shirin Vossoughi and Paula Hooper from Northwestern University, and Meg Escudé from San Francisco’s Exploratorium. Watch the webinar below: Can your maker learning program benefit from this framework?

Top Webinars of 2016

In 2016 hosted over 250 webinars that have been viewed by 170,000 educators. From integrating technology into school libraries, to special education, to coding and robotics, there was something for everyone this year. The post Top Webinars of 2016 appeared first on edWeb.

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


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. Educator resources include a webinar, which can be accessed here at [link].

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

This year, CSEdWeek took place from December 5th to 11th, and two of ’s professional learning communities (PLC) presented webinars that highlighted the importance of coding and computer science in education. This is something that was highlighted in both webinars.

B There! A Pining Robot's Plea

The Daring Librarian

or the sad tale of a lonely Clank who wants to go to the AASL conference in Charlotte: Part 1: Clank He can''t join in on the Bloggers'' Cafe.but YOU Can! Join us@the Unconference ! Part 2: Cecily & Clank b there! You’ve registered for the AASL 14th National Conference & Exhibition. Before you start your engines, be sure to take advantage of the b there – Your Virtual Track Pass Web site – the national conference offered in a virtual setting.

Designing and Creating Maker Spaces with Beth Holland and Douglas Kiang


Watch the Webinar Recording on EdWeb. Most educators think robotics, 3D printing and construction when they envision maker spaces, so how does this concept fit into the curriculum? Beth Holland Blog Featured Tom Daccord Webinar design thinking Douglas Kiang edweb Maker Spaces

What Is Your Why?: The Importance of Computer Science Education

Digital Promise

VPS students have access to diverse courses such as coding, Python, robotics, and electronic applications, to name a few. Elizabeth Forward, for example, implemented middle school-level robotics to engage students in maker learning and activate their imaginations before they begin advanced computer science coursework in high school. To learn more about the work districts are doing in computer science and why they are doing it, check out the working group webinar.

6 Ways to Build Culture When Leading a Digital Conversion

Tom Murray

The webinar with Stacey and Lynn is available here: The webinar, which covered a lot of ground in a short time period, caused me to reflect on the impact of school culture on a digital learning conversion. This post originally appeared on

Introducing "3-Bullet Thursdays" (w/ a disclaimer)

Cycles of Learning

Below is my first "3-Bullet Thursday" post (bullets are in no order of importance, nor guided by a specific theme): Introducing students to basic electronics and robotics ( littleBits , Arduino , etc.)? DISCLAIMER: Recently I stumbled across the work of author and entrepreneur Tim Ferris.

Um…so what do teachers do now after the Hour of Code?

eSchool News

This year, two of ’s professional learning communities (PLC) presented webinars that highlighted not only the importance of coding and computer science in education, but what educators can do after this special week to continue teaching computer science and coding in their classroom.

5 Meaningful Ways to Leverage the "MakeyMakey" in Your Teaching

Cycles of Learning

3: Creative Robot Remote Controls Because the MakeyMakey is an extension of a keyboard, controlling only screen outputs (video games, etc.)

“If you are thinking in teacher-centric way, [you see] no need to change.” – Gergely Nadori, Hungary

Daily Edventures

From coaching his school’s robotics team to securing (and building) a 3D printer for his school, Nadori goes beyond biology, his scientific specialty, to support a broad-ranging science experience for students. “A

Live Interview on Thursday, March 10th - Mitch Resnick from MIT Media Lab

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, March 10th, for a live and interactive webinar with Mitch Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab. Programmable Bricks served as inspiration for the LEGO MindStorms , PicoCricket , and LEGO WeDo robotics kits.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools


Designed to give teachers flexibility with their professional development, the Center offers online webinars, modular courses, and customizable PD options to streamline educators’ FreshGrade’s practice.

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12 Projects for your STEAM program

Ask a Tech Teacher

Robotics. Robotics integrates all STEAM fields in a way no other subject can. Students get to play with robots, program them to do whatever (well, not quite ‘whatever’) they want, and call it classwork. More on STEAM projects: Robotics lesson plan.

How can we get more girls to be tech entrepreneurs?


FIRST Robotics is a worldwide program in which teams of students create robots and enter in competitions globally. HER Ideas in Motion in Ohio provides workshops for girls to explore coding, robotics, filmmaking and game design. Girls in STEM webinar. On August 17 we’ll be hosting an edWeb webinar, addressing how to encourage more girls to pursue STEM careers. This post is written by Grace Liang and Salma Salhi, our high school summer interns.

How Districts Can Inspire Lifelong Learning


For example, at Edison, middle school students participating in the Genius Hour have worked on projects ranging from websites about robotics to presentations about rheumatoid arthritis. Watch a recording our webinar on student engagement: Tech Education News Education Technology

ISTE 2016: Educational Equity, Lifelong Learning, and a Simpler Approach to Edtech


During his keynote address, Dr. Michio Kaku predicted that in the not-so-distant future, the majority of today’s jobs will be taken over by robots. Check out our webinar on how to prepare students for jobs that don’t exist yet: Tech Education News Education Technology

What Libraries Offer the Maker Movement

Educator Innovator

Building a makerspace might sound like a daunting task for a traditional library, but in many cases the institutions can focus on what they already do well, said YOUmedia’s K-Fai Steele in an Educator Innovator webinar about youth makerspaces last month.

Empower your learners – 9 reasons to try design thinking in education


So while it might be a natural fit when it’s time for your students to build bridges or prototype Lego robots, design thinking is equally useful when you want them to take action on a pressing problem. Watch a new webinar on design thinking and makerspaces.

Virtual Valentines: The Global Valentine Project Sharing Love and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters. ” Jake Cotton, a superintendent from Virginia, will be sharing. He’s the robot there.

Thursday - Paulo Blikstein from Stanford on Cutting-Edge Technologies for Inner-City Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, August 16th, for a live and interactive webinar with Paulo Blikstein, assistant professor at Stanford University’s School of Education and (by courtesy) Computer Science Department.

Wednesday (Early) + Survey - What Should Students Learn in the 21st Century?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me at an early time on Wednesday, September 19th, for a live and interactive webinar with Charles Fadel on "What Should Students Learn in the 21st Century?" Robotics, Biotech) and describe their impact on jobs and society. Charles believes that before fixing the how , we should be fixing the what, and he is rethinking the curriculum and standards from the ground up.

Donors Choose YOU - Top 10 Tips to Fund Your Project


iPads, laptops, robotics, Hokki Stools, books, construction paper, art easels, rugs, tables, shelving, Crayolas of every kind… the list could go on and on. Join us for a free live YouTube Live webinar on Tuesday, Dec.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

For Middle School, they are designed for the grading period time frame typical of those grade levels, with topics like programming, robotics, and community service with tech. There are a wide variety of webinars to address pedagogic and practical topics you might like.

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Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

Ask a Tech Teacher

Also mention the add-ons you can use such as robotics, Arduino, or 3D printing. . This also includes stand-alone programs for specialized topics such as robotics, 3D printing, and drones. Definitely mention if you can teach robotics, drones, or programming languages.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Tonight, October 21st, at 8pm US-Eastern Time - another Mattering IS the Agenda Webinar with Angela Maiers. Join us for this special Webinar series with Angela Maiers as she discusses implementing the "Mattering IS the Agenda" toolkit for transformational change. The Webinars are free, but when you purchase the "Mattering IS the Agenda" toolkit you get exclusive access to the recordings.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

For Middle School, they are designed for the grading period time frame typical of those grade levels, with topics like programming, robotics, and community service with tech.

Why Forward Movement Matters

Kyle Pace

We go to edcamps, conferences, webinars, etc. “Yeah but Mr. ‘teacher down the hall’ is having his students using Hangouts, coding, and robotics.”



West also partnered with nonprofit Attendance Works to host a webinar in September on “Preventing and Reducing Chronic Student Absences,” to educate school districts about the new ESSA accountability guidance and share resources to help reduce absenteeism.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

For Middle School, they are designed for the grading period time frame typical of those grade levels, with topics like programming, robotics, community service with tech. There are a wide variety of webinars to address pedagogic and practical topics you’d like help with.

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10 Commandments of Innovative Teaching

The Principal of Change

Below, is a post from AJ, so you are able to see his thinking on “innovation in education” I am looking forward to doing a “launch webinar” (more information coming soon) tp help kick this off.

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Each education package comes with core-curricular lesson plans, design challenges, implementation guides, video training tutorials, “how-to” coding lessons, professional development webinars, support from the Kano staff, access to an educator community and more.

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Getting Games Right: How GlassLab Makes Products Teachers Want

Educator Innovator

Building community around game-based learning requires reaching out into the media space that reaches teachers—whether that be webinars, news articles, conferences, social media, or networking events,” said Rushton.

#DLNchat: How Could Artificial Intelligence Shape the Future of Higher Education?


Register now for the EdSurge webinar, How Analytics Can Support Student Success in Higher Ed , April 25, 2018 at 12 pm PT | 3 pm ET. Sometimes an artificial persona (call it AI, virtual assistant, robot like ASIMO, whatever) can, in its failed attempt to be human, be truly tragic. Do anthropomorphized forms of artificial intelligence serve students better than hidden bots? Will students receive AI-manifested messages through wearable devices in the future?

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Events + News - #TLChat LIVE! - NMC Preview - Students in Charge - iSchool Initiative

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Details to join the webinar at [link]. Add yourself to our email list to get the Webinar URL!

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via TPM : “In Oath Keepers Webinar, Student Gun Control Activists Are ‘The Enemy’ ” Via The Washington Post : “ D.C. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - GlobalEd Waitlist - CoSN - Google Forms - Breaking Down Library Walls - Better Than College - OZeLive Kudos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, February 27th at 11am Creating Connected Learners Through Virtual Exchange: Assessing the Impact of Virtual Exchange , Part of a month-long webinar series co-hosted by the Exchange 2.0 Details to join the webinar here. Education Revolution Google+ Community Robots grading essays. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update February 25th Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. Mark Twain Welcome to the Learning Revolution.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Monday, September 1st at 7:30pm Flat Connections Free Webinar on Global Collaboration in the Classroom , Join Julie Lindsay and Flat Connections global educators for a free webinar on implementing global collaboration into the classroom.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Explore resources and tools – including robots, programming languages and computer-powered mechanical structures – you can use with students in grades K-5. Details to join the webinar at [link]. Tuesday, October 21st at 8pm "Mattering IS the Agenda" with Angela Maiers , Join us for a special Webinar series with Angela Maiers as she discusses implementing the "Mattering IS the Agenda" toolkit for transformational change.

CA's Maker Initiative Spurs Innovation and Workforce Development Across 35 Community Colleges


Over the next five months, 35 California community colleges participating in the Maker Initiative will form campus teams, participate in webinars and workshops, develop their ecosystem maps of community and education assets, envision what their makerspaces might look like, hold student competitions or events, and develop two-year implementation plans. Dale Dougherty’s We Are Makers TED Talk AnnMarie Thomas’ Squishy Circuits TED Talk David Lang’s My Underwater Robot TED Talk .

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” “A Corporate Learning Revolution” – a Coursera webinar. Are MOOCs webinars? Are webinars now MOOCs?). ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. The Trump Budget. This “ skinny budget ” is ridiculously cruel. More guns. Less butter. While it’s unlikely to be accepted by Congress, it does show Trump’s priorities.


Learning Revolution Free Events - Future of Museums Conference Announcement - #EdTechMonth Events Today and Thursday - The Fallacy of Linearity

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, May 14th at 4pm Free BrainPOP Webinar: BrainPOP Educators - Our Latest and Greatest , BrainPOP Educators is better than ever, and we’re dedicating an entire webinar to show off its newest features. You’ll leave this webinar armed with tools to optimize your BrainPOP subscription in the classroom. Join us for a webinar discussion on these critical issues! This webinar is provided with the support of the U.S.

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