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Promoting Diversity and Inclusion In Robotics Education

By Devin Partida

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Diversity and inclusion are vital to creating a robotics education curriculum that invites all students to explore STEM. Many teachers today, at all levels, are working hard to make their approach more inclusive and equitable for all kids.

It can sometimes be confusing working out where to get started. These tips can be used in any classroom, for any type of course. They’ll give you a place to start building your inclusive robotics education strategy from so you can make the world of STEM accessible to all students.

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Use Cases For Robotic Process Automation At Educational Institutions

By Carla Jose

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Whether it is creating a favorable learning environment or holding teacher-parent meetings, administrative and educational processes in universities, colleges, and schools are filled with a lot of paperwork and repetitive processes.

These processes consume a lot of resources and time, things that can be used in other areas to improve learning experiences. If you visit most universities around the globe, do not be surprised to find that they are largely understaffed.

The ratio of staff to students even gets worse in the peak season, meaning that a solution is needed as soon as possible. Fortunately, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can help administrators and educators to automate processes and tasks in a bid to create a better working and learning environment.

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Pursuing Education to Score a Robotics Career in Government

By Devin Partida

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Because of today’s advanced technology, robots are the next big thing. Robots can help streamline processes and reduce human error, and a job in robotics can offer plenty of growth and a competitive salary.

If you are a robotics or STEM educator, here are some steps for helping students in their robotics career journey — especially if your students are interested in pursuing a robotics career within the government.

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How Educators and Millennial Parents Are Tackling EdTech Together

By Dan Matthews

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Let’s face it: Ours is truly the great age of technology. And while many parents may want their children to enjoy the simple innocence of childhood, free of the risks that an overreliance on tech can yield, the simple truth is that technology isn’t just a staple in the lives of children today, but it’s also inevitably going to form the cornerstone of their future success.

In other words, there’s just no denying the central importance of technology in the lives of children today. Millennial parents, however, understand perhaps better than most that this is by no means a necessarily bad thing. As the first generation of digital natives, millennials understand what it means to grow up with a device in your hands.

Best of all, they understand the unique power of technology as a learning tool. It is for this reason that millennial parents and educators are increasingly forging a potent alliance for the use of technology in education.

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6 Educational Grants That Could Let You Bring Robotics Into the Classroom

By Carla Jose

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Robotics isn’t just a technology that’s suitable for manufacturing and other major industries; it also has applications in an education context. Of course robotics systems are not always affordable for the average school, college or university. So what grants and support schemes are out there which could bring high end systems within reach of average institutions?

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Hard & Soft Skills That Can Improve Your Robotics Education

By Devin Partida

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There has never been a better time to pursue a career in robotics. The industry continues to grow every year in both value and size. To compete today, aspiring robotics engineers and professionals must have a comprehensive skill set. These hard and soft skills will improve your robotics education and help set you up for success in the robotics industry

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Integrating Robotics into Health Sciences Courses

By Dan Matthews 

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The marriage between health science and technology has been a long and happy one. However, that union has perhaps never been more important than it is today. Now, more than ever, state-of-the-art technologies, from bioengineering to artificial intelligence (AI), are playing a leading role in optimizing patient care, supporting healthcare providers, and expanding the scope of medical knowledge.

Among the most significant and promising of these technologies in the domain of health, sciences are robotics.

These technologies are not only increasingly being used in clinics, hospitals, and operating rooms, but also in health sciences classrooms at every level, including primary, secondary, and post-secondary education. This article explores the reasons why you should begin integrating robotics into your health sciences courses and identifies key strategies for doing so.

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Why Tech in Education Must Become More Accessible

By Dan Matthews 

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All children deserve the right to be set up for success, and one of the ways children are prepared to do their best in school is based on their access to technology. Technology is a great equalizer for all children, and all children can become better learners through the use of technology — especially children with disabilities. Despite this benefit of technology in the classroom, however, not all technology is accessible to all children. How can parents and educators ensure all students, no matter their ability, receive the best education they can?

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Fostering Healthy Coping Skills in STEM Education

By Dan Matthews 

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Solid STEM education is perhaps one of the best gifts parents and teachers can give students, equipping them today with the tools they will need to fill some of the most lucrative and in-demand jobs of tomorrow. But although STEM learning has so much to offer, many children, teens, and college students often avoid science and technology curricula due to the inherent rigor of such programs.

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The Necessity of Robotics Classes for Schools

By Dora Miller. 

Robots are exciting to play tools for children and young adults. What if students learned how to make robots? Would robotics make it easy to handle STEM? Would the robots make other concepts easier to understand?

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