Robotics

In today’s technology-driven world, it’s important to prepare students for the future. Teaching robotics to young students can increase their ability to be creative and innovative thinkers and more productive members of society. Many governments have already recognized the importance of robotics in the classroom and have begun to create programs and laws that would incorporate it into their public education system. By teaching our students the basics of robotics, we can open a whole new world to them and exciting opportunities.

Why Teach ‘Robotics?’

*An extraordinary opportunity to get hands-on, real world Science, Technology and Engineering experience in a way that is exciting and engaging.

*A technology that will become ubiquitous.

*21st Century skills

*Key competencies

*Emphasizes hands on project based learning by doing and experiencing

*An introduction to programming

*Encourages team work

*Improves creativity

*Develops problem solving and mathematical thinking

*Develops persistence

*Develops lateral thinking and planning skills

*Improves self-esteem and communication skills

*Prepare students for future

Robot ‘Platforms’

The one we choose depends on students’ grade level, needs, skills and abilities.Examples:

*Lego

*Mechanzo

*VEX IQ

*EVIVE

*M-bot

*Arduino

and much more