“These are modular robots constituted by four main components: a mobility module, a central module, which is the “brain” of the robot, a screen portraying their face and emotions, and a speaker to reproduce their voice,” explained the researcher. “To allow the dramatisation for the students I created an interface. The idea is to use a storytelling format for kids who do not have programming experience.” … [Read more...] about Educating robots: How a school in Italy is using them to learn language and drama
At Al Hamra school, Abd Al-Rahman is treated as any other child, even if he has different requirements to the other children. The school is part of an inclusive education programme implemented by Mercy Corps, an organisation financed by the European Union. … [Read more...] about Jordan’s school challenge: educating Syrian refugee children with disabilities
In Cape May County, the only contested school board race was Wildwood where newcomer Krista Fitzsimons took one of the three open, three-year seats along with incumbents Kelly Phillips and Lynn Quinlan, unofficial results from the Cape May County Clerk show. … [Read more...] about Who won a seat on South Jersey boards of education?
After a morning stop at Birdville’s Center for Technology and Advanced Learning, DeVos will head east for a visit with the Dallas-based anti-violence non-profit Urban Specialists. She’ll then take a swing by DISD’s Billy E. Dade Middle School at before finishing her day with a discussion at the 16 Streets Initiative, a South Dallas resource center opened in 2017 by Urban Specialists. … [Read more...] about Education secretary Betsy DeVos is coming to Dallas on Thursday, and not everyone’s happy about it
Video posted on Twitter showed the first lady wearing a sleeveless black dress and strolling into the East Room accompanied by President Donald Trump. The president showed her to a seat in the front row before he headed for the stage. … [Read more...] about Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:20 a.m. EDT