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21st century education means teaching coding

21st century education means teaching coding | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Bill Shorten’s recent announcement that, if elected, a Labor Government would “ensure that computer coding is taught in every primary and secondary school in

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The Psychology of Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids Edition

The Psychology of Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids Edition | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The new Echo Dot Kids edition encourages kids to be polite, but psychologists and ethicists want parents to ask deeper questions than will Alexa make my kid a jerk?
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Facial Recognition Has Already Reached Its Breaking Point

Facial Recognition Has Already Reached Its Breaking Point | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Facial recognition technology has proliferated unchecked in the US so far. Congress finally seems ready to do something about it.
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Neuroscience, Coaching and Language Learning: An interview with Rachel Paling

Neuroscience, Coaching and Language Learning: An interview with Rachel Paling | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How can we combine knowledge of neuroscience and coaching to become more effective educators in the field of language learning?
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Data Visualization a Must-Learn Skill Today. Here's Why.

Data Visualization a Must-Learn Skill Today. Here's Why. | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
According to LinkedIn Learning research, new graduates – defined as people six months out of college or less – disproportionately learn data visualization. While this speaks to an immediate need new graduates face, mastering this skill early will give new graduates a huge edge in the workforce.
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5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos

5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The FCC is clashing with scientists who argue that 5G networks could interfere with weather sensors and compromise weather predictions.
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Tempted to make jokes about weather forecast accuracy, but I won't. ;)

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How Tech Companies Are Shaping the Rules Governing AI

How Tech Companies Are Shaping the Rules Governing AI | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
An industry group representing Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple, urged EU policymakers not to draw "red lines" around specific uses of AI.
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Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet.
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How one middle school is closing the technology achievement gap

How one middle school is closing the technology achievement gap | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
There’s a widening technology achievement gap for minorities, despite blacks and Hispanics having more interest in learning computer science. So why is the field so dominated by whites?
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How Technology will Alter the Teaching Profession: The roles will change, but not their importance

How Technology will Alter the Teaching Profession: The roles will change, but not their importance | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of glimpses into the possible future of education.

Everything changes. And Technology changes everything. In education like everywhere else, the way tha
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Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment

Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The cochair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks to WIRED about what international aid can teach Silicon Valley, and why you should put down your phone.
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Google’s New Privacy Features Put the Responsibility on Users

Google’s New Privacy Features Put the Responsibility on Users | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The company has launched new privacy settings, but the various toggles and dashboards require a lot of user interaction.
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Peel 3D Launches Second 3D Scanner "Peel 2", Now with Three Cameras

Peel 3D Launches Second 3D Scanner "Peel 2", Now with Three Cameras | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Peel 3D, the Candian 3D scanning company, has launched their second affordable 3D scanner. They promise the Peel 2 can captures color "as never before" thanks to three cameras.
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Not what I would call "affordable," but there are ones that fit school budgets. ;)

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Dinosaurs Get Their Close-Ups in These Stunning Photos

Dinosaurs Get Their Close-Ups in These Stunning Photos | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Christian Voigt used analog and digital trickery to isolate individual dinosaurs from larger exhibitions.
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How User-Centered Design Improves the Student Experience

In a recent redesign of the University of Washington's MyUW student portal, listening to users was an essential part of the design process. Here's how MyUW provides dynamic, timely content to meet student needs, and what developers learned along the way.
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I know of some similar sites that could use some help. ;)

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A Rocket Built by Students Reached Space for the First Time

A Rocket Built by Students Reached Space for the First Time | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A USC team won the collegiate space race by sending a rocket above the Kármán line, the imaginary boundary that marks the end of Earth’s atmosphere.
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ITEEA - Veterans Make Great STEM Teachers

ITEEA - Veterans Make Great STEM Teachers | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Summary: Veterans who are currently enrolled as students pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree as a Technology and Engineering teacher are encouraged to apply. This program serves to honor those who have served our country and are now committed to serving/teaching our students. CNC Mastercam is sponsoring (2) scholarships for this new program.
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Yeah, we do, don't we?? ;)

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Grumpy Cat's Death Marks the End of the Joyful Internet

Grumpy Cat's Death Marks the End of the Joyful Internet | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Tardar Sauce was an avatar of the days of the goofy web.
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Nooooo....not Grumpy Cat!! ;)

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The Quest to Make a Bot That Can Smell as Well as a Dog

The Quest to Make a Bot That Can Smell as Well as a Dog | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Scientists are trying to crack the code of how smell works—and create robots that can sniff out the world's secrets like a dog.
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Robots extend the scope of IoT applications

Robots extend the scope of IoT applications | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
IoT devices are generally designed to handle specific tasks. Robots need to react to unexpected conditions that their developer may not have anticipated. AI and machine learning help robots deal with such situations.
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Lenovo Makes the Leap Into Foldable-Display Laptops

Lenovo Makes the Leap Into Foldable-Display Laptops | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The still-to-be-named product will be a part of Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 line of laptops.
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I'm gonna give foldables a few years before I jump on board. ;)

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Microsoft training teachers to sharpen job skills of students - Times Of Oman

Microsoft training teachers to sharpen job skills of students - Times Of Oman | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Schools and educators in Oman are being given training at ground level by Microsoft to help them teach students the skills they will require for jobs in the future.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Twelve Tools for Creating End-of-Year Review Activities

Free Technology for Teachers: Twelve Tools for Creating End-of-Year Review Activities | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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How Do We Prepare College Students for the Age of AI?

How Do We Prepare College Students for the Age of AI? | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is accelerating the velocity of change not only in marketing but in higher education, as well. Here's how we're starting the conversation to proactively prepare our students....
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Nike Wants Your Sneakers to Fit Better, So It's Using AR

Nike Wants Your Sneakers to Fit Better, So It's Using AR | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The company estimates that 60 percent of people wear the wrong size. Starting in July, your smartphone can help figure out your perfect pair of kicks.
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Not really clear on how I'm supposed to do it myself with a phone. ;)

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South African Surgeons use 3D Printing to Reverse Hearing Loss

South African Surgeons use 3D Printing to Reverse Hearing Loss | Integration and Teaching: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In a world first, surgeons in South Africa used 3D printing to restore the hearing of a man whose ear was severely damaged in a car crash.
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