Amazon pledges $700 million to teach its workers to code [Matsakis]

Amazon pledges $700 million to teach its workers to code — from wired.com by Louise Matsakis Excerpt: Amazon announced Thursday that it will spend up […]

Now we need to add handwriting to the list of things that can be mimicked. #Fakes

From DSC: A couple of somewhat scary excerpts from Meet Hemingway: The Artificial Intelligence Robot That Can Copy Your Handwriting (from forbes.com by Bernard Marr): […]

ALA 2019: Sony KOOV

Interesting things I saw at ALA 2019: The Sony KOOV Starter Kit

We better get a plan together, or future generations will be dealing with a mess! [Christian]

From DSC: First of all, a couple of articles: This futuristic driverless pod will soon be delivering pizza in Texas — from digitaltrends.com by Trevor […]

Numerous nations/governments likely developing weapons of war based on AI, robotics, etc.

From DSC: I just ran across this recently…what do you think of it?!     From DSC: For me, this is extremely disturbing. And if […]

LEARN from the BEST – Tutorials about Coding, Maker, MakerED, MakerSpaces / Arduino

. . LEARN from the BEST Well, after a couple of years online and checking Maker, MakerED projects on YouTube and elsewhere I encountered a […]

TCEA Responds: Pre-K Interactive Technology

Dear TCEA Responds: My supervisor is asking me for technology requests for budgeting purposes.  Can you give me suggestions for interactive technology for a pre-K […]

Lego WeDo 2.0 – Project Ideas for Key Stage 1

I recently made a handy graphic to give Key Stage 1 teachers some ideas for successful projects with their classes. Click here to download the […]

‘Robots’ Are Not ‘Coming for Your Job’– Management Is [Merchant]

‘Robots’ Are Not ‘Coming for Your Job’—Management Is — from gizmodo.com by Brian Merchant; with a special thanks going out to Keesa Johnson for her […]

Sparking Elementary Invention with Sumo-Bots

Looking for a robotics challenge to finish out the school year? Why not hold a Sumo-Bot competition? Last May, I was invited to McCoy Elementary […]

A Look Inside the State Robotics Contest

It’s 7 a.m. and the sun peeks over the horizon as hundreds of students funnel into the halls of Del Valle High School. It’s an […]

Three STEM Ideas to Grow On

“Where do you get your inspiration for STEM lessons and activities?” a colleague asked me last week. The seeds of great ideas are all around […]

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