Digital Breakout: Engaging Students as they Make Sense of Problems and Persevere in Solving Them

| January 30, 2020

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Demonstration teacher Christina Barthel demonstrates how she uses a digital breakout activity as a high engagement strategy with her students as the culminating review of a two week unit on solving multi step linear equations. 

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Are you inspired? Does your work reflect the level of creativity that you are capable of? Are you limited by factors out of your control? The struggle is real for Instructional Designers, as they must balance their creative desires and well-defined guidelines. These guidelines are well in effect for both academic and corporate organizations. These guidelines oftentimes tend to stifle creativity. The risk is that the learner will not be engaged, and the messaging is not as impactful as intended. Ultimately, the desire should be to create inspired eLearning, push the limits of the Instructional Designer, and still satisfy the organization's guidelines.

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How Machine Learning, A.I. Might Change Education

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Trending online courses in business, data science, tech, and health

Article | March 31, 2020

With more world-class content launching every week, there are always new topics to explore, new skills to learn, and new ways to achieve your goals. These latest courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, and MasterTrack™ Certificates cover everything from AI, blockchain, and cybersecurity, to contact tracing, social work, and UX design. What will you learn next? Financial technology (FinTech) is changing the way we think about financial services, and with blockchain technology serving as an encryption base for a variety of applications, understanding its use and limitations is a critical skill for FinTech leaders across industries.

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Make Microlearning More Effective By Using Chatbots

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Owing to technology advancement, we can now create chatbots to consume nuggets of information in a question-and-answer format. A learner can ask a question and get a quick short answer at the point of need. These bots can be updated easily for frequently changing content and changes can be displayed to learners immediately. Contrary to popular belief, chatbots can do much more than answering standard or pre-set questions. One of the multiple types of chatbots, intelligent bots, uses Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to facilitate conversational learning.

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FutureSTEM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable and outreach organization with the mission of providing access and opportunities to pursue careers in Technology Leadership for K-12 students. We partner with industry, community, government and technology professionals across the world to inspire young minds to realize their potential in the fields of technology, engineering, and innovation that powers future economic growth.

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