Looking for a Class Robot? Try Robo Wunderkind

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There are a lot of options if you want to bring programmable robots to your classroom. It is a build-a-robot kit designed to introduce children ages six and up to coding and robotics as well as the fun of problem-solving and creative thinking. Who will love this robot.

Implementing a Robotics Competition in your Classroom

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Robotics competitions are currently at the forefront of our ever-changing technological world. Robotics competitions can have an extraordinary positive impact on students. It doesn’t have to be expensive: Robotics should promote inclusivity!

Making Robotics Accessible to all Students with the Edison Robot from @MeetEdison

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On today's episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Kat Kennewell and Phil Grigonis on the program to showcase the amazing Edison Robot from Microbric. About Edison Robots In 2014, with only a tiny team based in South Australia, Microbric launched the Edison robot with a bang.

Edison Robotics from Microbric

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On todays episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Kat Kennewell and Phil Grigonis on the program to showcase the amazing Edison Robot from Microbric. Robotics STEM Education TeacherCast App Spotlight TeacherCast Podcast Robots in Education STEM

Robotics and Computer Science for Elementary Level Learners

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I absolutely love all of the new robotics toys that have been coming out for elementary age learners. One of my gifted girls noted, “Where do all of these robots come from?” My robotics-type devices include: Sphero. Jimu Robot. Finch Robot. Jimu Robot.

What is Robotics? A Curricular Challenge

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This is the third year that I am teaching a course titled "Introduction to Robotics" as part of our regular curriculum at Sonoma Academy. Click here to access our class website. The goal of the first few weeks is to answer the question "What is Robotics?"

Why we love our coding & robotics tools

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And even though 15 states have adopted a policy to give all high school students access to computer science courses, universities prepare way fewer computer science teachers than we need. It’s more abysmal in the younger grades, with only six states giving all K-12 students access.

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

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How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics. Cracking the K–12 connection code requires a new approach, one that combines active-learning pedagogy with robotics in the classroom to deliver an interactive, immersive learning experience. . The STEM Robots Revolution Hits K–12.

Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code

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Now that you’ve engaged your students with awesome Hour of Code fun, I’m thrilled to introduce the incredible Root Robotics for going far beyond the hour! Root’s a versatile, engaging robotics and coding program that grows with students from pre-K up through grade 12.

How colleges can help their students out-compete robots 

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There’s a lot of anxiety out there about robots gobbling up our jobs. It’s called “ Robot Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.”. To give young people this robot-proof mix of skills, Northeastern offers majors that integrate very different fields.

Sphero SPRK Hard Fun, Learning with Robots by @SamPatue

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In August my favorite robot maker relaunched Sphero SPRK, with a new app and a special SPRK edition robot, optimized for education. The Robot: This is the good old Sphero 2 with an “invisible jet” makeover.

Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

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Teachers do not need computer science degrees to engage, enhance and extend student coding experiences due to the abundance of easily accessible creative coding and robotics programs. Wonder Workshop is the creator of the Dash and Dot robots.

6 fun programmable robots for K-12

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Introducing a robot into the classroom is a surefire way to grab students’ attention–but robots do more than excite. When educators use programmable robots for K-12 learning, they’re helping students develop important skills such as critical thinking and teamwork.

What is Robotics? A Curricular Challenge

Cycles of Learning

This is the third year that I am teaching a course titled "Introduction to Robotics" as part of our regular curriculum at Sonoma Academy. Click here to access our class website. The goal of the first few weeks is to answer the question "What is Robotics?"

How Can I bring Robotics Into My Curriculum? Programming Robots with SPRK Lightning Lab #AskTheTechCoach

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With Lightning Lab, users can have access to all of their programs no matter which device they use to sign in as the programs travel with the user’s profile. Sphero makes app-enabled, teachable robots. To get started users download the mobile app to program their robot.

Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM

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Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM. Local school districts plan to use that funding to train students as early as junior high in robotics, engineering design, and 3-Dimensional printing, according to the article. Technology robotics stem

3 ways to tell stories with robots

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Though coding and robotics is new to almost all of the students coming into my workshops and classes, storytelling is something they’re familiar with. Introducing programming concepts using storylines and characters flips the mindset around robotics and technology from consuming to creating.

Root Robotics–Great Way to Extend Hour of Code

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Now that you’ve engaged your students with awesome Hour of Code fun, I’m thrilled to introduce the incredible Root Robotics for going far beyond the hour! Root’s a versatile, engaging robotics and coding program that grows with students from pre-K up through grade 12.

LIVE: Students Are Being Engaged in Robotics and Coding thanks to WonderWorkshop | @WonderWorkshop

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I was instantly charmed by Dash and Dot, the cute blue robots from Wonderworkshop. I was lucky June came along with them because after saying hello the robot just glanced around awkwardly. in robots to 37 countries including the U.S., ISTE broadcasting coding iste live robotic

STEAMpunk Playground Makes Technology Accessible

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These kits range from user-friendly—such as Makey Makey and Littlebits—to the more advanced, such as Labdisc and robotics programming. At this event, teachers will have access to some of the best education technology has to offer. Photo by Danny Silva – www.iteachag.org.

The push to put robotics in rural schools

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For example, access to challenging and engaging STEM courses such as robotics and coding is not as prevalent in rural schools as it is in larger districts. But one district is aiming to make it easier for students to access robotics in rural schools. “

How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe

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As someone who primarily taught math and science when I was a classroom teacher, I associated robots, robotics curriculum, and robot apps as things that were only used in those subjects. Robots in the Physics Classroom. Robots in the Language Arts Classroom.

6 cool programmable robots for K-12

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Introducing a robot into the classroom is a surefire way to grab students’ attention–but robots do more than excite. When educators use programmable robots for K-12 learning, they’re helping students develop important skills such as critical thinking and teamwork.

@MeetEdison Robot Brings Joyful Discovery-Based Learning to Any Classroom

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Edison robot is a great first robot for your school, and is the perfect way to make your existing LEGO hardware more accessible for teaching CS to a wider range of students. Best In Class Product Reviews Robotics STEM Education Tech of the Week App Reviews Best in Class

9 grants to fund your robotics education dreams

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Robotics kits and resources can be expensive, and schools don’t always have money in their already-tight budgets to accommodate robotics tools. But you don’t have to say goodbye to plans for robotics education in your school. 9 robotics education grants.

Programming Robots with SPRK Lightning Lab

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With Lightning Lab, users can have access to all of their programs no matter which device they use to sign in as the programs travel with the user's profile. The post Programming Robots with SPRK Lightning Lab appeared first on TeacherCast.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics

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This post is about a pair of brothers and their inspiration approach to educating the world in the realm of robotics using a low-cost way that “up-cycles” existing everyday materials to build their creations. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in.

3 ways robots can help students tell stories

eSchool News

Though coding and robotics is new to almost all of the students coming into my workshops and classes, storytelling is something they’re familiar with. Introducing programming concepts using storylines and characters flips the mindset around robotics and technology from consuming to creating.

We need to put robotics in rural schools

eSchool News

For example, access to challenging and engaging STEM courses such as robotics and coding is not as prevalent in rural schools as it is in larger districts. But one district is aiming to make it easier for students to access robotics in rural schools. “

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools

EdTech Magazine

Sphero Announces Acquisition of LittleBits to Expand K–12 Robotics Tools. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how K–12 schools are bringing robotics into the classroom. Teachers and students will have access to the biggest and best platform of educational technology tools and content.

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

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It’s an economic concern, as schools consider how they can ensure equal access for all. DEFINING EQUITY: EMPATHY, AUTHENTICITY, AND ACCESS Sean Wybrant, Digital Media Studies Teacher, William J. Wybrant cites the North Dakota Access Pipeline as an example.

Connecting Coding to Robotics with Sphero

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I love teaching robotics and coding! As a teacher, I wanted an easy-to-use robot I could incorporate into my classes and Makerspace that would help students see coding in action. I love the Sphero because coding the robot is easy, even for beginners.

How a telepresence robot is changing some classrooms

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A new technology enables both interactive communication and observation capabilities with a telepresence robot platform. Educators and students are exploring a new way to remotely observe and interact with colleagues and peers with a telepresence robot that enables face-to-face communication.

Teachers share tips on making makerspaces accessible to all

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. CHICAGO – Laser cutters, robots, 3D printers: when people talk about educational makerspaces, images of expensive, high-tech gadgetry comes to mind. While she does have access to some gadgets, any invention her students make starts off with a prototype made from cardboard.

All-Girls Team Wins International Robotics Competition

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Wonder Workshop , maker of the award-winning robots now used in over 20,000 elementary and middle schools globally, today announced the winners of the 2017-2018 Wonder League Robotics Competition.