Tag: robotics education

31
Aug

Seymour Papert: His work and his legacy

It’s hard to know from where to start when the subject is this amazing man. Seymour Papert did so much for the worlds of education and computer science that it becomes difficult to make people understand the huge influence he had in so many different industries and lives. Seymour Papert, who was born in the late 20’s and passed away

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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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