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.

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.

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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. Wonder Workshop.

Wonder Workshop Launches Sketch Kit for Dash and Cue Robots

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Wonder Workshop today announced the availability of Sketch Kit, a new accessory for its Dash and Cue robots. Sketch Kit snaps on to the base of Dash and Cue robots, and a connector to the robots’ head enables the manipulation of the markers.

Help Kids Learn to Code with Dash and Dot from Wonder Workshop

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We have 3d printing, robot making, and all kinds of building going on. These Wonder Workshop robots make it easy to learn to code in my STEM lab. This is a sponsored blog post by Wonder Workshop. I believe these robots make an excellent addition to: Classroom maker space.

Integrating Coding and Robotics into the Classroom

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Coding and robotics programs in classrooms reflect how integral technology is in our lives. In a recent edWebinar , Kalthoff and Bartel explain that they want to coach students and not just tell them what button to push or the correct sequences to move a robot across a mat.

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. Here are three different ways educators can make that powerful connection among kids, robots, and narrative.

Misty Robotics Launches Educator Program for New Misty II Programmable Robot

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Misty Robotics announces the Misty II robot, a programmable and affordable personal robot made for developers, makers and STEM educators/students. edtech News Ed Tech Ticker Robotics

Acer Announces Alliance With Wonder Workshop

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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

My Three-Year-Old Triplets absolutely LOVE @Wonderworkshop Robots and now, so can your students!

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Wonder Workshop's has recently released three new classroom packs of their famous Dot and Dash robots. The post My Three-Year-Old Triplets absolutely LOVE @Wonderworkshop Robots and now, so can your students! Robotics STEM Education Tech of the Week Robots in Education

Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

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Carrie Willis, Technology Director for Valley Preparatory School and Strategic Outreach Manager for Wonder Workshop, and Caitlin Arakawa, Kindergarten Teacher at Valley Preparatory School, dispel these misconceptions, during a recent edWebinar.

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

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

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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. Learn more about Wonder Workshop’s middle school solution at.

5 real examples of coding and robotics in the classroom

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Coding and robotics go hand-in-hand, and they’re becoming a more integral part of classrooms across the country. Different schools teach coding and robotics in different ways, depending on the availability of funding, knowledgeable teachers or classroom volunteers, and time.

3 ways robots can help students tell stories

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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. Related content: Designing a robotics program from the ground up. Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide.

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

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Wonder Workshop is dashing towards new markets, especially China. 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 claims that more than 4,000 elementary schools in the US and 2,000 across the rest of the world have incorporated Dash and Dot into their curricula already.

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. We have conducted teacher workshops at TCEA, ISTE, and SXSWedu.

Review of Robo™ Wunderkind Robotics Kit

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Pete Birkinshaw, Used Punchcard, [link] So, when Robo ™ Wunderkind asked me to review their Education Robotics Kit for elementary students, ages 6 to 12, they were happy to hear I was no expert, since the kit was so easy to use! The darker blue Motors helps a student's robot to move around.

Multistate Initiative Aims to Help K-12 Teachers Integrate Coding and Robotics into Classroom

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Wonder Workshop , creator of Dash, Dot, and Cue robots, today announced the Teach Wonder initiative, a collaboration with state-based nonprofit partners designed to give every educator the knowledge and skills needed to bring state-of-the-art coding and robotics experiences into the classroom.

TechShop launches maker space workshops for educators

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Maker space workshop guides educators and librarians through the nuts and bolts. Seizing hold of the booming maker movement, a new four-day workshop will walk educators through the steps of designing, equipping, and operating successful, safe and inspirational public maker spaces.

Structured Space: littleBits-NXT Smash & the Robot Flamethrower.

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This year is my first teaching a Robotics class in the curriculum, rather than as a team, club or after school workshop. One student even built an NXT Robot Flamethrower as her BattleBot! Commentary Design Invention Robotics STEM

Coding for the Common Core – Apps for Integrating Coding With Math and ELA

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Image Source Dr. Leslie Suters is a faculty member in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. She present the session “Coding for the Core: [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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.

Multistate Initiative Will Help Elementary Teachers Integrate Coding and Robotics into the Classroom

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Nonprofits in eight states are first to partner with developer of popular educational robots; Wonder Workshop initiative will provide teachers with professional development to support state-of-the-art coding and robotics education.

NXT Robots and #HourofCode

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This Tutorial was originally published on T he Hausner Robotics Team Blog The Lego NXT robots use a visual programming interface that is object based. As part of a school wide Hour of Code event, we put together a workshop to get students experimenting with Code on the NXT robots.

What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom

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What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom. It starts with a game of Robot Turtles, a board game by Thinkfun that’s being used at Hubbard Woods School in Winnetka, Ill., Within HWS and District 36’s other four schools, this is the first step of a journey that will touch on coding and robotics at each grade level. Schools Get Started in Robotics. District 36 started small with its robotics program. “We Ask ‘What can you make the robot do?’

After The Workshop: PD Comes to Life at PS 176

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From Summit & Workshops to Implementation Principal Elizabeth Culkin explains the idea for this work came after she brought a team of teachers to the annual # NYCSchoolsTech Summit the year Dale Daugherty spoke.

How Do We Get More Girls Into STEM? Build Confidence (and Robots)

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The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation , organizer of the world’s largest robotics competition and leader in STEM education, is doing a careful examination of gender diversity. Fortunately, we’ve found that participation in robotics competitions can boost confidence.

Matching funds pair robots, underserved classrooms

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Dollar-for-dollar match brings robots to classrooms teaching computational thinking. Wonder Workshop aims to bridge this gap with its dollar-for-dollar match program for Dash & Dot projects through DonorsChoose.org. Dash & Dot are robots with personality and capability.

Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE.

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Robot teaching assistants help autistic children in the UAE. Robotic teaching assistants are being deployed into autism centres in the UAE to help children learn faster and better. Robotic teaching assistants are changing the way the kids are taught.

K-12 Dealmaking: Brighteye Ventures, Wonder Workshop, Kano Raise Funds

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Wonder Workshop, a creator of robots designed to teach kids of all ages creative problem solving, coding, and robotics, has closed a Series C funding round and associated financing of $41 million. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Brighteye Ventures, Wonder Workshop, Kano Raise Funds appeared first on Market Brief.

How a Stereotype-Smashing Teen Founded the First All-Girl Muslim Robotics Team

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Zaina Siyed answered that question by creating the FemSTEM Robotics Scholarship Program , a free STEM program for Muslim girls aged 10 to 14. Siyed was fed up with never seeing girls—especially Muslim girls like herself—competing in the robotics challenges she loved so much. In 2016, Siyed was fed up with never seeing girls—especially Muslim girls like herself—competing in the robotics challenges she loved so much. How did you become interested in STEM learning and robotics?

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.

My new friend, Cue!

Kathy Schrock

I have had the chance to use Wonder Workshop's Dot, Dash, and Cue robots at various conference sessions. But these sessions were always guided by the presenter, so I never really got a chance to explore how to code with the robots. coding CUE robot Wonder Workshop

What's In Your Elementary STEM Lab?

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This is what we currently have in our lab now that we are 3 years into the program: Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots. These are our "go to" robotics for elementary students. Wonder Workshop Cue Robots. Sphero Robots.