Using Robots Wrong: 3 Mistakes Teachers Make in the Classroom

Bringing in robots to the classroom is one of the best ways teachers can have students demonstrate their understanding of coding, along with other cross-curricular concepts.  Through physical coding using robots, students see their programs come to life, right in front of them, while teachers can easily see if the task was able to be accomplished.  I have visited hundreds of schools the last few years, speak about coding and robotics, and have worked with hundreds of students and teachers showing them amazing ways to bring these tools into the classroom to enhance the curriculum.  But, I continuously see a few of the same things people do wrong.  I want to bring some of these to your attention so you don’t make similar mistakes, and give students the best opportunities to learn, while teaching skills that will be replicable through their school careers.

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