Friday, August 12, 2011

Weekend Reader on Robotics in Education

Bots High – A Documentary [Wired:GeekDad]

Adventures with Robots [Philly Teacher] - Experiments with LEGO's robot kits from one of my favorite teachers.

Could This $99 Robot Transform Computer Science Education? [GOOD]

This Week in Bots: Learning Bots, Baking Bots, Gesture-Reading Bots [Fast Company] - FC has a weekly column on interesting (and usually fun) advances and uses for robotics.  The embedded videos could serve as an attention grabber at the beginning of a robotics project/lesson.

FIRST Robotics Competition - Visit the official page to find out if there's a competition near you and how to get your kids involved.