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PGCE Foundation Computing EYFS/KS1 - Robotics

by Principal Lecturer, Computing Education at University of Roehampton on Feb 24, 2013

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Preliminary reading: Stoeckelmayr et al (2011). As well as learning something about programming, what else might young children learn through working with Bee Bots? ...

Preliminary reading: Stoeckelmayr et al (2011). As well as learning something about programming, what else might young children learn through working with Bee Bots?
Programmable toys are very common in early years settings and key stage 1 classrooms, with practitioners and teachers showing lots of imagination in how these can be used meaningfully across the curriculum. We look at some of the models available and you create and record a role play of a classroom based activity based around these.
Task: Working in a group, you plan a learning activity involving Bee Bots (or similar) and then role play this as teacher and pupils. You record your activity and upload this to your blog.
Resources: The Lulham ICT suite has a small stock of Bee Bots, Pro Bots and Roamers, as well as more advanced Lego WeDo and Mindstorms robotics kit. There is a rather good Bee Bot app available for iOS. Free versions of Logo, a simple programming language, can be downloaded from the web, eg http://www.softronix.com/logo.html, although Scratch (see Session 7) is easier to use and increasingly popular. It interfaces directly with Lego Wedo.

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