Educational Robotics


Over the last decade, Educational Robotics has attracted the interest of teachers and researchers as a powerful teaching tool that supports learning and enables the development of students’ cognitive and social skills

Educational Robotics appears to be a practical learning tool that enables students to express their ideas and imagination by developing simple or advanced mechanisms. Especially, the connection of Educational Robotics with play and enjoyment is considered to be an important factor that encourages children and enables intrinsic motivation especially in primary education

It is important to focus on creating learning experiences that can promote young people’s creativity, critical thinking, team work as well as problem solving

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Educational Robotics according to Age

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Ages 4 – 6

Most of the resources that for educating younger learners, intend to promote imagination and creativity. Most resources related to this age categorization intend to familiarize young learners with fundamental principles of robotic through playful and tangible activities.

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Ages 7 – 11

The resources contained in this category aim additionally to familiarize learners with fundamental principles of coding. Resources provide also video tutorials, presenting some basic tasks and activities that can be performed by the learners. This kind of resource do support skill development through playful practices since learners are engaged to constructing and programming logic

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Ages 12 – 17

Through the provided materials, learners are challenged to define the design problem as well as the design criteria, and thus they are introduced to a brainstorming process And engage learners on a problem solving process. This type of activities promote teamwork and encourage discussion among members, developing learners’ social skills.

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You can find specific resources according to age on the link below

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