On March 1 more than 400 students from elementary and middle schools representing 81 Robotics teams converged on the Georgetown College Campus for the Robo Challenge Xtreme (RCX) Regional Tournament. Needless to say, it was a sea of kids, teachers, parents and college students, and sometimes Continue reading Yater Tots, BroBots, RoboPatriots, Dogbots, and Dr. Roboto??? Say What??
Imagine a room filled with LEGOs, play dough, colored paper, crayons, recycled cardboard boxes and tubes that once held paper towels. Immediately, you may think of an art room or an early primary classroom but the room I am describing happens Continue reading A Lifelong Kindergarten Experience
One of the perks of my position is getting the opportunity to visit schools and see some pretty amazing projects taking place both in and outside of the classroom. I have commented more than once lately that school is so Continue reading Making the Connection
Jessie Clark Middle is using NXT robots in pre-engineering classes to intentionally teach science, technology, engineering, and math skills and concepts to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. “Our math scores increased this past year and I think the pre-engineering Continue reading Robotics Contributes to Higher Math and Science Scores