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Comparison of Pepper's OS versions

 

RobotLAB offers two versions of Pepper the robot: Pepper Premium and Pepper Premium+Nav. Learn the differences between the two versions, and educate yourself on the best Pepper for your use case!

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Tips for Increasing STEM Student Enrollment on Your Campus

By Maliha Safiullah

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Most schools rely on tuition fees and state support to run their business and pin their hope on getting a high number of enrollments all year round. In order to sustain fast-growing student enrollments, it is essential to retain previous pupils while inviting new students on board. Improved student enrollment strategies need a highly coordinated effort integrated with the latest digital approaches.

Here are seven highly regarded and helpful tips to boost STEM campus’s retention and enrollments:

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Using Robotics to Prepare Students For Their Future

By MATTHEW LYNCH

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In today's technology-driven world, it’s important now more than ever to prepare students for the future. Teaching robotics to young students throughout their schooling can increase their ability to be creative and innovative thinkers and more productive members of society. 

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3 Must-have Classroom Tech Innovations–and How to Fund Them

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Classroom technology is an essential part of learning--here's how to find the tools and the funding to implement it in your school

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Sparking Curiosity About STEM

By  Alessandra King

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A monthly after-school activity guides students to have fun exploring science, technology, engineering, and math.

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How Can Virtual Reality Help with Choosing a Future Career?

By Nancy Howard

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Virtual reality is a relatively new technology that is already widely used in various industries. Engineering, design, and entertainment spheres are among them along with the educational and training activities. This technology also helps to follow a virtual reality career path by acquiring jobs in VR related to programming, design, or content creation.

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6 Tips for Mentoring STEM Students

By Devin Partida

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Mentoring any student can be a challenge, even for the most experienced and well-rounded educators.

When you think about the field of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM, it may seem intimidating to lead by example for young, impressionable students. However, it’s an investment that’s worth considering when educating students about STEM topics.

Unfortunately, many STEM professionals never receive formal training on mentorship, but there are plenty of benefits to reap for both the mentor and mentee.

In addition, you’re probably aware of the racial and gender disparities between students. We need solid mentorship programs in K-12 schools to overcome these disparities, encourage all types of students to pursue STEM-related careers, and help them achieve their potential.

Let’s go over six tips that can help you mentor your STEM students to the best of your ability.

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Robots for the Classroom | Increasing Classroom Success

By MOVIA Robotics

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For nearly 50 years, educators and robotics professionals have known that robots help kids with special needs learn. As our Founder and Chief Scientist, Tim Gifford has been quoted saying, “As far back as the 1970s, research has shown that children with special needs respond well to robots and that their interactions are effective.” 

This is especially true for children with autism. With an increase in autism awareness and understanding, more children in the United States than ever before are being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 54 kids in the United States has been diagnosed with autism.

Why Use Robots?

There are many reasons why Robot-Assisted Instruction (RAI) helps children with autism learn and succeed in school and life.

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How Robots Can Help and Simplify Processes on Education

By David Walker

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Robotization allows people to more efficiently perform routine tasks. Rapid technological changes that we had in the last decade must increase the range of automated systems’ possibilities. This cannot but affect the student’s curriculum. Most countries, such as the USA, Korea, China, Turkey, are increasingly investing in STEM. This is the right strategy because innovation is everywhere around us.

Robotic systems are becoming more common every year. Such machines are useful for people of different specialties and students. So we decide to find out how advanced systems can affect the quality of education. This is an important issue for business leaders, students, and teachers who will need to improve their lectures.

There are thousands of enthusiasts who are confident that the time has come for AI systems. But that's not so clear considering the hardware costs. Of course, most students can use programmed robots in computer science lessons or during coaching. 

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