Robotics

Teachers learn robotic technology to share with students this year - Hollywood Gazette

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Hollywood Gazette

Teachers learn robotic technology to share with students this year
Hollywood Gazette
representatives from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation who participated a mock “Battle of the Bots” competition at Discovery Elementary School. There, the teachers learned about the VEX robots they will teach students during the ...

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Lego Education Won't Brick Your Kid's Brain - Geek

11 hours 22 min ago

Geek

Lego Education Won't Brick Your Kid's Brain
Geek
Products are all well and good, but we ended the event with a look at how all that educational potential pays off. For over a decade now, Lego Education and youth non-profit FIRST have been challenging kids from all over the world to take their Lego ...

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The Value of Bringing Drones to the Classroom - The Atlantic

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The Atlantic

The Value of Bringing Drones to the Classroom
The Atlantic
In Atlanta, schools included a drone competition as part of a robotics curriculum. “There are a lot of different ways you can use drones [in education],” said Ziegler, who in coordination with the International Society for Technology in Education ...

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The Tjanaka Brothers Win High School Division of the 2017 VEX Robotics World Championship - Santa Clara Weekly

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Santa Clara Weekly

The Tjanaka Brothers Win High School Division of the 2017 VEX Robotics World Championship
Santa Clara Weekly
“Even though the competition can be fierce, everyone is still great friends with each other,” Dylon Tjanaka said. Visit www.roboticseducation.org for more information about the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation, which leads the VEX Robotics ...

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Schools get help to keep students on track - Daily Astorian

August 17, 2017 - 11:24pm

Daily Astorian

Schools get help to keep students on track
Daily Astorian
Warrenton High School is planning a new career-technical education center. Astoria is starting a robotics program and expanding college offerings. Clatsop County's five school districts are all taking advantage of $725,000 in additional funding this ...

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Schools get help to keep students on track - Daily Astorian

August 17, 2017 - 11:16pm

Daily Astorian

Schools get help to keep students on track
Daily Astorian
Warrenton High School is planning a new career-technical education center. Astoria is starting a robotics program and expanding college offerings. Clatsop County's five school districts are all taking advantage of $725,000 in additional funding this ...

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California towns adapt Carnegie Mellon's 'Smell Pittsburgh' app - Tribune-Review

August 17, 2017 - 5:18pm

Tribune-Review

California towns adapt Carnegie Mellon's 'Smell Pittsburgh' app
Tribune-Review
... Pittsburgh " app developed and launched last year by Carnegie Mellon University's Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment (CREATE) Lab to crowdsource air pollution reporting, said Beatrice Dias, project manager at CREATE Lab.

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University of Michigan creating outdoor complex for safe drone testing - EdScoop News (press release) (registration) (blog)

August 17, 2017 - 3:43pm

EdScoop News (press release) (registration) (blog)

University of Michigan creating outdoor complex for safe drone testing
EdScoop News (press release) (registration) (blog)
A pavilion for up to 25 people will host users. The M-Air floor will be grass, and its walls black polyester netting held in place with structural steel poles. Adjustable lighting will make it useable in the evening. "From an aerial robotics education ...

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At 12, did you build robots? Thanks to Carnegie Mellon, these summer campers did - Miami Herald

August 17, 2017 - 2:09pm

Miami Herald

At 12, did you build robots? Thanks to Carnegie Mellon, these summer campers did
Miami Herald
Carnegie supplied the lessons, but the teachers were of MDC's School of Continuing Education and Professional Advancement. “It was a privilege for MDC to participate in this camp,” said Yeni Carranza, the lead STEM instructor. “They made friends, they ...

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Coding, robotics & other computer science programs are coming to these 3 Queens public schools - QNS.com

August 17, 2017 - 12:21pm

QNS.com

Coding, robotics & other computer science programs are coming to these 3 Queens public schools
QNS.com
Just in time for the new school year this September, the city's Department of Education (DOE) is bringing an expanded computer science program to three public elementary schools in south Queens, it was announced. P.S. 97 in Woodhaven, P.S. 354 in ...

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Education in Robotic Surgery - Robotics Tomorrow (press release)

August 17, 2017 - 12:16pm

Education in Robotic Surgery
Robotics Tomorrow (press release)
The team in France felt that any successful training program required the healthcare provider to achieve competency in the safe operation of the robotic platform and developed educational benchmarks that are the foundation of the course. Through the ...

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Education in Robotic Surgery - Robotics Tomorrow (press release)

August 17, 2017 - 11:54am

Robotics Tomorrow (press release)

Education in Robotic Surgery
Robotics Tomorrow (press release)
The team in France felt that any successful training program required the healthcare provider to achieve competency in the safe operation of the robotic platform and developed educational benchmarks that are the foundation of the course. Through the ...

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Kettering University receives $40000 from GM Foundation for STEM education - Kettering University News

August 17, 2017 - 10:59am

Kettering University News

Kettering University receives $40000 from GM Foundation for STEM education
Kettering University News
Kettering University is enhancing their STEM pre-college camps in partnership with a Flint elementary school to offer programs during the school year. Thanks to a $40,000 grant from the General Motors Foundation, Kettering will be offering robotics and ...
GM Foundation Dishes Out $130000 In Grants To Benefit STEM EducationGM Authority (blog)

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Op-Ed: Is the Investment in STEM Education Paying Off? - U.S. News & World Report

August 17, 2017 - 10:06am

U.S. News & World Report

Op-Ed: Is the Investment in STEM Education Paying Off?
U.S. News & World Report
... fields that are driving the 21st-century economy. And to that end, the U.S.'s investment is working. However, this commitment will need to continue in order to ensure accessibility to a quality STEM education for all students if the U.S. is to ...

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Op-Ed: Medical Innovation Is a Matter of Life and Death - U.S. News & World Report

August 17, 2017 - 7:15am

U.S. News & World Report

Op-Ed: Medical Innovation Is a Matter of Life and Death
U.S. News & World Report
Over just the past decade, we have seen the use of robotics in the medical and surgical community skyrocket – but the development of education and training standards has not kept pace. For many, it is still an abstract concept to imagine how a robot ...

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Transitional Work Education Center to launch this fall - Ashland Times Gazette (subscription)

August 17, 2017 - 4:26am

Transitional Work Education Center to launch this fall
Ashland Times Gazette (subscription)
To meet the need of employers and ensure the future of students, the Transitional Work & Education Center will launch this fall at ACCA. Open to grades 9 through 12, the half-day program will teach basic manufacturing, welding, robotics, electronics, ...

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High-tech plants offer jobs even as laid-off struggle - The Detroit News

August 16, 2017 - 6:49pm

The Detroit News

High-tech plants offer jobs even as laid-off struggle
The Detroit News
More and more factory jobs now demand education, technical know-how or specialized skills. And many of ... In such countries as Japan and Denmark, robotics and advanced automation have created solid jobs while increasing efficiencies for manufacturers.
High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggleNew Jersey Herald

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Amazon's robots: Job destroyers or dance partners? - Phys.Org

August 16, 2017 - 6:30pm

Amazon's robots: Job destroyers or dance partners?
Phys.Org
They warn it might contribute to a growing economic divide, in which workers with more education or the right skills reap the benefits of automation, while those with inadequate training are replaced by robots and increasingly left out of lucrative ...

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Robotics Night Returns To Bradbury Science Museum! - Los Alamos Daily Post

August 16, 2017 - 6:11pm

Robotics Night Returns To Bradbury Science Museum!
Los Alamos Daily Post
The BSMA is the nonprofit partner to the museum with the mission of providing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education opportunities to the communities of northern New Mexico. The BSMA is not part of the museum or the Lab ...

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Sphero: Bringing STEAM To The Classroom With Robots - Nibletz

August 16, 2017 - 8:10am

Sphero: Bringing STEAM To The Classroom With Robots
Nibletz
STEAM and STEM are the hottest thing in K-12 education these days. Sphero has been a pioneer in getting robotics, coding and other STEM/STEAM skills into classrooms everywhere. Sphero is an app controlled (or coded) robotic ball that can be ...

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