At RobotLAB, we believe that every student deserves access to the latest technologies and learning tools to prepare them for the future.
As part of our commitment to supporting STEM education, we've compiled a list of existing and new grants that schools can apply for to invest in robotics technology and support their educational programs.
We understand that finding the right funding can be a challenge for schools, which is why we've done the research and put together a comprehensive list of STEM opportunities and resources to help you navigate the offerings available.
By Devin Partida
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) make the world go round. It drives everything from medicine to spaceflight, enriching everyone’s lives and securing the future. If your students need further proof of STEM’s importance, here are several reasons it’s so valuable.
By Devin Partida
Medical education is not something obtained easily or quickly. Traditional medical education requires a four-year undergraduate program, a four-year graduate program in medical school, and a residency that can take anywhere from three to seven years, not to mention the tests necessary to practice medicine in the state they live in. Everything from basic treatments to delicate surgeries requires practice.
While some of these procedures can be practiced on cadavers or dummies, the best education comes from hands-on experience. However, these experiences aren’t always available. How can we ensure the next generation of medical professionals has the training and education to care for future patients? What role will artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics play in the future of medical education?
By Nancy Howard
Robotics is already used by schools all around the world. Machines such as RobotLAB’s Pepper Robot are the primary examples of what robotics ideally looks like in practice and how it can be applied in different activities.
Indeed, children find robots interesting and programming them entertaining. Robot kits like Lego Mindstorms have become popular precisely for those reasons. But why exactly should children be taught robotics? Here are the five innovative skills children can get with robotics.
RobotLAB VR Expeditions 2.0™ is inspired by the great work Google did, and following feedback from thousands of educators, RobotLAB created a VR tool tailored to educators’ needs.
By Dan Matthews
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The marriage between health science and technology has been a long and happy one. However, that union has perhaps never been more important than it is today. Now, more than ever, state-of-the-art technologies, from bioengineering to artificial intelligence (AI), are playing a leading role in optimizing patient care, supporting healthcare providers, and expanding the scope of medical knowledge.
Among the most significant and promising of these technologies in the domain of health, sciences are robotics.
These technologies are not only increasingly being used in clinics, hospitals, and operating rooms, but also in health sciences classrooms at every level, including primary, secondary, and post-secondary education. This article explores the reasons why you should begin integrating robotics into your health sciences courses and identifies key strategies for doing so.
By Dan Matthews
All children deserve the right to be set up for success, and one of the ways children are prepared to do their best in school is based on their access to technology. Technology is a great equalizer for all children, and all children can become better learners through the use of technology — especially children with disabilities. Despite this benefit of technology in the classroom, however, not all technology is accessible to all children. How can parents and educators ensure all students, no matter their ability, receive the best education they can?
By Dan Matthews
Solid STEM education is perhaps one of the best gifts parents and teachers can give students, equipping them today with the tools they will need to fill some of the most lucrative and in-demand jobs of tomorrow. But although STEM learning has so much to offer, many children, teens, and college students often avoid science and technology curricula due to the inherent rigor of such programs.
By Dora Miller.
Robots are exciting to play tools for children and young adults. What if students learned how to make robots? Would robotics make it easy to handle STEM? Would the robots make other concepts easier to understand?
By Shannon Flynn
(Street Boro City Schools students in a class using VR)
While virtual reality (VR) is still a developing technology, many industries worldwide are looking into the potential benefits of using it in their operations. From manufacturing to retail, VR can be a transformative piece of tech that intertwines digital and physical realities.
Another sector investigating the advantages of VR is education. For most people, the concept of VR is complex and futuristic. However, it’s rapidly evolving, and it will likely be commonplace in daily life. Statista reports that the VR market size will increase to more than $12 billion by 2024.
Below is more information about VR, the benefits of using VR in a technical classroom, and details regarding VR Expeditions 2.0.