Tag: stem

23
Aug

Using movie robots in your code and robotics class

It usually takes more than just “it’ll be on the test” to motivate students to learn. Creating intrinsic motivation is crucial even for attractive subjects like coding and robotics. Showing students how amazing and useful it can be to to program a robot and bring it to life can go a long way.  These fantastic speeches by Hadi Partovi and

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15
Aug

Using nostalgia to create the future

Books are going to disappear, at least in the format in which we know them. No more hard covers or pages with a smell that comes to surround us with stories that go beyond what’s actually written. A recent sociological study showed that today, less kids know how it feels to have blood become crusty on the knee; and even

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