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How Can Robots Be Used in a Classroom? By Paula Hicks

How Can Robots Be Used in a Classroom? By Paula Hicks | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
By Paula Hicks

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Oskar Almazan's curator insight, January 17, 8:43 AM
This technology is powerful because it gives them insights into the future. It makes them dream about the ways technology can change the world. Most of all, it inspires them to imagine themselves as part of the force that brings changes. Robots are increasingly being used in classrooms all over the world. The biggest advantage this technology offers is real-time feedback to all students in the class. Students enjoy learning with robots, so inspiring them to accept this new way of learning is not a big issue. Encouraging the teachers and schools to introduce robots in the classroom… that’s our problem.
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Build-your-own toy robots unveiled

Build-your-own toy robots unveiled | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
A US company unveils build-your-own modular toy robots that can drive, wiggle and react to the world around them.
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these are really cute..personalized ways of learning.

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NASA's Valkyrie robots set the table for human life on Mars | Fox News

NASA's Valkyrie robots set the table for human life on Mars | Fox News | STEM Connections | Scoop.it
Four sister robots built by NASA could be pioneers in the colonization of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers. But first they're finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills.

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Kassie Perlongo's curator insight, May 24, 2016 2:27 PM
"Robotics has been making tremendous strides in the past five years. Drones, autonomous vehicles," he said. "It's one of those situations where you work on the same problem for decades and decades, and something finally starts to happen. Maybe this is that time."