Whether you have access to Bee-Bots,Blue-Bots, Dash and Dot or Sphero at your district, you may be thinking about a purchase, or want to borrow the robots through Model Schools, this course is for you!
Bee/Blue-Bot - This course is a focused look at Blue-Bot. We will work hands-on with the robots and talk about curriculum integration.
Blue-Bot is appropriate for grades Pre-K-3 for pre-programming activities and grades 4-8 for programming with Terrapin Logo and/or the Blue-Bot app.
Dash and Dot - This course is a focused look at Dash and Dot. We will work hands-on with the robots and talk about curriculum integration.
Dash and Dot are appropriate for grades K-5 with the Go, Path and Xylo apps, and grades 3+ with apps Wonder and block-based coding with Blockly.
Sphero - This course is a focused look at Sphero. We will work hands-on with the robots and talk about curriculum integration.
Sphero is appropriate for grades 3-12.
Participants should bring a mobile device and pre-load the following apps:
Sphero-Sphero app, Lightning Lab, Draw and Drive
Dash and Dot-Blockly, Path, Go
Blue Bots-Bee Bot, Blue Bot app
This is an in person workshop free for Model Schools subscribers, and is in the Marcy Room at NERIC in Plattsburgh.
There will be three one hour sessions for work with each type of robot, you can come for all three or pop into whatever session you would like Blue Bots 8:30-9:30, Dash and Dot 9:50-10:50, and Sphero 11:10-12:10.