From the most complex codes to the simplest of solutions, programming is heavily intertwined with our daily life. Programming, and specifically programming with the use of robotics, is a great way to introduce students to their future careers, and further their understanding of the engineering and logic behind items in their environment. These robots can even be used for research! With robotics, programming can be done for any level of project experience or age range – whether you’re leading a research project, enhancing your curriculum, or trying to showcase a product, robots will bring the WOW! factor you’re looking for.
Teachers with little experience teaching programming will also benefit from curriculum provided for the robots and work their way up to creating their own lessons, which can be shared with other educators.
Teachers are able to control and see what their students are doing. Dash and dot robots can be controlled through a teacher tablet which allows the entire classroom’s robots to be connected simultaneously. Most programs allow the flexibility of staying on school-approved, school-issued devices, and require minimal network adjustments.
Every robot has a unique use in the classroom setting – whether you’re a newly appointed teacher or an experienced administrator looking to update your program, there is a robot that fits your needs! They come with step-by-step, detailed curriculum, and some even come with the option to create your own courses. You can even share these custom-made courses with other teachers. CoDrone lessons offer over +120 hours of programming fun and RobotLAB’s carefully curated Engage!K12 curriculum offers pre-set motions for NAO with step-by-step guidance.
Your organization has the option to use your own district-issued devices, or order from RobotLAB! Work with Windows devices, Chrome-based devices, and Mac. Most robots offered by RobotLAB can be used simply with a quick installation of an app, such as Kai’s Robot Tracker for Kai’s Clan. Other content and curriculum can be accessed through an online portal with a secure login, like Class Connect for Dash and Dot! We also offer compatible devices for our robots that require programs to be installed, such as Choreographe for NAO and Pepper. Most manufacturers also offer additional tutorials, tips, and tricks for their robots through YouTube videos.
Our robots and robot kits can be used by multiple students at the same time or individually. Whether you’re running a group project or a solo presentation, there is a place for your robot(s) and programming in the classroom! No need to worry about getting yet another piece of equipment that will sit in your classroom for most of the year, just to be used for one week out of the entire school year.
Integrate programming to any subject in the classroom, such as mathematics, reading and language arts, public speaking, or science. Students can work collaboratively to write programs for a robot at the same time, honing their teamwork and interpersonal skills. They can also work on a solo presentation to demonstrate their knowledge to showcase at Parent Night or for a Show and Tell!
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