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5 TIPS ON HOW TO LAUNCH A ROBOTICS LESSON AT YOUR SCHOOL

By | 2019-06-06T12:15:46+00:00 April 26, 2019|

Starting anything new can feel daunting whether it’s joining a beginner tango class or setting up a new education programme at your school. The key to giving your shiny new project the best possible start is to do your research. The good news for any teacher who wants to introduce robotics into their curriculum [...]

MINDSTORMS EV3 ROBOTIC EGG DECORATOR

By | 2019-06-06T12:16:45+00:00 March 31, 2019|

Make Easter eggstra fun by teaching your class how to build a Robotic Egg Decorator using LEGO Mindstorms EV3! Teaching through robotics-based play is a wonderful way to breathe new life into well-trodden calendar-led topics like Easter while furnishing children with relevant skills for the digital age. And, best of all, it’s really easy [...]

TESTING PHOTON EDUCATIONAL ROBOT

By | 2019-04-05T13:13:49+00:00 October 17, 2018|

Photon is a robot designed for an educational purpose. It strives to introduce children into the world of technology, develop their creativity and logical thinking, and teach them basics of programming. In the last few weeks, we've had the chance to test the robot, the applications created for it and the educational materials prepared for [...]

BACK TO SCHOOL PREPARATIONS

By | 2019-04-05T14:17:25+00:00 August 27, 2018|

Teachers, get ready! The new school year is almost upon us and everyone can already feel the jitters. The two last weeks of August are also the time when teachers prepare. Mentally and materially. It’s time to return from holidays and check your back to school preparation list. As many teachers will tell you, [...]

WHY TEACHERS MATTER IN STEAM EDUCATION

By | 2019-04-05T14:18:17+00:00 May 24, 2018|

In 2018, robotics and programming classes are globally accepted as necessary. Few doubt the value they add to school curricula, especially in terms of learning STEM. Thanks to the growing awareness of teachers, schools and institutions, robotics and programming classes are being introduced to primary schools all over the world. Although integrating robotics into [...]

SUMMER ROBOTICS CAMP PACKAGE

By | 2019-04-05T14:17:55+00:00 May 2, 2018|

Although summer hasn’t officially started yet, the calendar can’t stop people from daydreaming about their summer plans. Summer camps are exciting for everyone, but mostly for children. They provide unforgettable experiences, but organizing them requires a lot of work. Teachers must see to an array of duties before and during the camp. Fortunately, we [...]

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 – HOME OR EDUCATION SET

By | 2019-04-05T14:18:45+00:00 March 14, 2018|

LEGO Mindstorms sets are counted among the most widespread tools for teaching robotics and programming. The third generation of this set (after RCX and NXT) is presently available on the market in two versions: Education, for general school use, and Home, for individual consumers. What are the differences between the two? Is the costly [...]

LEGO BOOST OR LEGO WEDO 2.0 – REVIEW AND COMPARISON

By | 2019-04-05T14:19:03+00:00 December 14, 2017|

LEGO Boost #17101 is the newest robotics set produced by LEGO. This product, unlike the LEGO WeDo series created for educational purposes, was designed for individual customers – children and their parents. RoboCAMP team decided to check how far the differences go. Generally, user reviews are rather disapproving. This is quite surprising, because the [...]

TESTING TOOLS FOR TEACHING ROBOTICS & PROGRAMMING – CHILDREN UP TO 9 YEARS OLD

By | 2019-04-05T14:21:08+00:00 October 13, 2017|

Welcome to the second part of our review about tools for teaching robotics. This time, we are taking a closer look at products designed for working with younger children, aged 6 to 9 years. Out of all products recommended for this age group, we thoroughly tested Dash&Dot, ScottieGo!, LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 and Ozobot sets. We have [...]

TESTING TOOLS FOR TEACHING ROBOTICS – CHILDREN 10+

By | 2019-04-05T14:22:10+00:00 September 15, 2017|

RoboCAMP first took on teaching robotics and programming in 2006. Since then, we’ve managed to test multiple platforms that are indispensable to teaching robotics and facilitate understanding many programming issues. In recent years, the selection of tools for teaching robotics has significantly expanded and this tendency is bound to continue. [...]

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