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.

Groundbreaking Augmented Reality from @GoSphero - Amazing Robot Ball


Sphero is a robot ball which can be controlled using mobile apps through Apple and Android devices. Bluetooth - Sphero connects to mobile devices such as iPad, iPhone, and Android phones through bluetooth connections.

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The Robots Have Arrived on Campus. They Come Bearing Food.


Robots are taking over college campuses. Not as android professors or virtual students, but as automated food delivery devices. On top of the bill, the other cost you really can’t avoid is looking or feeling silly pulling a meal—no matter how tasty—out of a robotic ice chest on wheels.

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


Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast. Lightning Lab will make it even easier to use the SPRK robot in the classroom because students can access te instructions and starter code inside of the app. Sphero makes app-enabled, teachable robots. Download.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for mBot™ Robot


Students can use the mBot robot and Vernier-created activities to master introductory coding and programming skills through hands-on, standards-aligned learning. Each mBot robot comes equipped with line-following and range-detecting sensors and 40 well-designed parts.

Wonder Workshop’s Amazing Dash

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Education has many disruptors–3D Printing, AR and VR, 1:1 technology, STEM, and STEAM–but a recent and wildly popular one is robotics. One I discovered this summer is Wonder Workshop’s collection of three robots — Cue, Dash, and Dot. Robotics Competition.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for the mBot™ Robot to Teach Coding and Robotics


Students can use the mBot robot and Vernier-created activities to master introductory coding and programming skills through hands-on, standards-aligned learning. “To Each mBot robot comes equipped with line-following and range-detecting sensors and 40 well-designed parts.

7 of the Coolest Humanoid Robot Toys You Need Right Now

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In case you were unsure, a humanoid robot resembles a human, however basic or abstract. Young children who are exposed to robot toys that have lights, play music and have sound effects can have their sensory skills enhanced. 7 of the Coolest Humanoid Robot Toys.

The Top 10 Best Robots for Kids: Games, Fun and Learning

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I’ve titled this post ‘The Best Robots for Kids’ I use the word ‘Kids’ quite loosely here. And I can say without any hint of shame or embarrassment, that I would love to own every single robot on this list. Best Robots for Kids. 4M Doodling Robot.

Wonder Workshop Introduces New Applied Robotics Curriculum for Middle Schools that Gives Students Voice and Choice in STEM Learning


Wonder Workshop, creators of Dash & Dot robots used in over 20,000 elementary schools worldwide, has released a new applied robotics curriculum to help students discover their own pathways of STEM learning.

Blue-Bot Provides Engaging Way for Young Students to Learn Programming Skills


Blue-Bot is a simple robot that can operate on its own or via Bluetooth controlled by an Android, iOS, Mac, or Windows device

Robot Maker Wonder Workshop Raises a $20M Series B to Expand Internationally


The company’s flagship products are two round blue robots aimed at introducing students six to 12 to computational thinking. Students use an iOS or Android app to code commands for the robots. Wonder Workshop has shipped almost 150,000 robots in the past year and a half. The greatest challenge of this process, Gupta said, is transposing the personality of the content, especially of the robots themselves, that has been so successful in the United States.

Robots in Rhode Island and Telescopes in Tennessee – What’s Your State Getting This Christmas?

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Robots. Between new Star Wars characters , excitement over machine learning and driverless cars, robots are taking over this Christmas… From the numbers it seems that there are two mechatronic-mad pockets of the country. Top 5 Robot Rabid States.

Companies Partner to Launch “Be a Maker”Programming Companion App


launch of Be a Maker, a new mobile application that teaches children how to code by allowing them to program their Jibo robot. Be a Maker is currently available for free download in the Apple App Store for iOS devices, and will be available for Android devices later in 2018. Jibo, Inc.

Acer Announces Alliance With Wonder Workshop


Acer America today announced an alliance with Wonder Workshop to deliver STEAM bundles in the United States that teach K-8 students coding, robotics and computer science as part of their STEAM initiatives. Coding News Robotics Steam Ed Tech Ticker

Who wants to live forever?

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I also wrote about the controversial potential of the impact of genetic, robotic, artificial intelligence and nanotechnology sciences on our future in GRIN and bear it. As the dying android in the movie Bladerunner says: ''I''ve. Android Bladerunner cloud computing cyborg human 2.0

Christmas Tech Toy List

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Teach your child how to code a robot. While you don't have to have a device with BIT to make them work having an android or iOS device to download the app takes your opportunities with EVO to the next level.


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If you had to design a robot to replace a teacher what would look like and what would it be able to do? This was how it worked: Three groups of students were each asked to design their robots and post them using the web sharing tool Nearpod.

Fantasy and reality

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I revelled in the exotic nature of new technologies and the unpredictable outcomes of robotics, artificial intelligence and enhanced human capabilities. Dick poses a number of deep and pertinent questions around android and AI sentience in Do Androids Dream.

Websites and Apps to Support Hour of Code

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BeeBop –based on the Beebop floor robot–free. App Inventor –build Android apps on a smartphones; from MIT. C-STEM Studio –download to teach computers, science, technology, engineering and math with robotics.

Future technologies now

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The latest virtual reality headsets were enjoyed by many who were fascinated by how low cost headsets, combined with iPhones or Android phones could create such rich and immersive experiences. Digital Google Cardboard HTC Vive JISC learning pedagogies robotics Technology virtual presence VR


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Ozobot is a new robotic toy that is ideal for STEM and can be programmed. Right out of the box Ozobot is a synch to sync up by just placing the little robotic orb on the calibration card. programming robots

Apps That Teach! (And Might Be Fun Too.)

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Angry Birds: ( iOS , Android ) Yep. Plants vs. Zombies ( iOS , Android ) Another fun and addictive game, Plants vs. Zombies is great for the science classroom, mainly looking at adaptations and evolutionary concepts. Plague Inc ( iOS ) Epidemic ( Android ) Wanna destroy humankind?

Zapzapmath adds multiplayer option and more to their popular app

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Playing against another human (not robots) inspires students to try harder to prove they know their stuff. Download Zapzapmath for Android devices: [link]. Zapzapmath is a free gamified ecosystem that teaches math skills aligned with many national and international standards.


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Pixel is a new free mobile (iOS/Android) app for students learning how to program or code. Scratch) to make a robot preform functions such as speech and emotion. This is ideal for educators looking to introduce STEM and is very user friendly.

Sphero, an Introduction

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This is the first in a series of posts exploring the resources for teaching with the Sphero robot published at https://www.gosphero.com/education/. The Sphero company made these posts possible by providing 2 robots for review purposes. Both Android and iOS are supported.

PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

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Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. the Ergobot to teach both Forces & Motion and Programming & Robotics. in a robotics and programming application (with PASCO’s ErgoBot). Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math.

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Make the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup 2018


Bubble Bot walks students through creating a bubble-blowing robot and a Fan of Fortune. Compatibility: The pieces are perfectly sized for small vehicles, robots, figurines, or balls to navigate the maze. Compatibility: The app requires a tablet or smartphone running iOS 7+ or Android 4.3+

Chrome Can: Coding on a Chromebook!

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is available on iOS, Chrome, and Android and can be used to teach students the basics of problem-solving and computational thinking. ” This application is fantastic to use with robots and can be used for students at various levels of comfort and skill. .

Get coding in your classroom! Enter the Challenge.


Android App Inventor With a computer and an Android device, you can learn to be an app developer and make truly functional apps. Robotics with MINDSTORMS Admit it: you want to build a robot army.

12 Awesome Ideas for Ending the School Year

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Makerspace time – Bring in a cart of materials donated by parents or the community and provide students with different design missions to accomplish, such as a robot, space car, maze, new sport, or new game. The end of the school year is approaching fast!

30 Sites & Apps for Learning to Program or Code


Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] *This list is in alphabetical order. This is done by dragging and dropping code to make your robot dance. Kids'n'Code - A nice iPad app for younger students learning the basics fo coding as they control robots to solve simple puzzles.

Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe


Game #4 – Sphero the Robot. Harry Moore School of NJCU recently received a grant from Sphero, a company that makes ball-size glowing robots that teachers can use to o teach literacy, coding, STEM. This guest post from Courtney Pepe ( @iPadQueen2012 ) first appeared on Daily Genius.

17 Things for Teachers to Try in 2017 (Infographic and FREE Download)

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Program a Robot. So not only is AI becoming mainstream, but we have some pretty cool robots available for our classrooms. Or try something more sophisticated like the Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot robots.

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: New Website Launches To Teach Coding To Teachers and Students | #BHOC


Download Listen in a New Window iTunes Stitcher SoundCloud Leave a Review Clammr It Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast Leave a VoiceMail I am excited to announce the launch of a website focused specifically on using programming in regular content area instruction.