On February 10, 2011, Vanessa DaSilva, Ms. Pam, and I introduced a Robotics unit to 18 of Ms. Vanessa’s students at Flemming Elementary School. During the double period, students learned to define a robot, about logical sequencing, how to program a robot, and how to troubleshoot problems. From a teacher’s perspective, they also learned to […]
Congratulations to Andy Ross from Escuminac High School on completing his first robot! This year, three ESSB schools have received the LEGO Mindstorms robotic kits. The pedagogical applications of this project are many in the math and science curriculum. Besides fostering collaboration and problem-solving skills, it’s a lot of fun!