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Product Focus: Life Skills 101

Researchers cite improvements in attitudes, empathy and behavior By: Ray Bendici District Administration, December 2016 K-12 educators increasingly embrace life skills curricula that promote social-emotional learning, mindfulness, problem-solving and other soft...
New Robot Engages with Autistic Youth

New Robot Engages with Autistic Youth

By Hernan Guarderas, The Daily Targum Robokind — an advanced social robotics, Texas-based company — is developing a machine which engages with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The humanoid robot named Milo uses Robots4Autism’s research-based curriculum...
Meet Milo: The Robot Who Helps Kids Learn

Meet Milo: The Robot Who Helps Kids Learn

Robotics and other tech tools are teaching kids with special needs in new ways By Rebecca Hill In many ways he looks like a typical teenage boy: T-shirt and glasses, close-cropped hair and a casual smile. But when 14-year-old Cole sits down at a table with a therapist...

What’s on the Horizon for Edtech? Robots!

Potential uses for robots are gaining traction for hands-on learning Ryan Lacey District Administration, November 2016 Though some school districts have robotics heavily embedded in classes and programs, it’s still new in many others. The recently released NMC/CoSN...