Category Archives: Robotics

Interview From PBS Connecting Point

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Engineering Is Egg-citing Day

I can’t thank you enough for everything you did for Engineering Day. I have received incredibly positive feedback from students and teachers. One student said it was the biggest highlight of the year! Kate Arsenault, Library/Media Specialist Wow! Thank you, … Continue reading

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LEGO Education Master Educator Meet Up with Mitch Resnick

I was recently honored to be named a LEGO Education Master Educator (and an advisor to the group).   We met recently in Chicago for a day long event.  I got to chat a bit and hear the keynote from … Continue reading

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PAEMST – Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

I received this award a few years back and I encourage others to apply.  It’s a great experience to video yourself, really analyze what you are trying to do, and get feedback from the NSF reviewers. Here’s some info on … Continue reading

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Two Speeds at Once

This photo shows one of the common issues I see with our grade 6 make your own dragster project.  Frequently, kids try to have different wheels on the same car go at two different speeds at the same time.  Not … Continue reading

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Careful – Don’t Stack Your LEGO NXT/EV3 Kits Too High!

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Robotics Day in Aidan’s Classroom

I had the chance to do a robotics day with my son’s fifth grade class thanks to his teacher.  What a smart and well-behaved class! They did some super thinking, programing, troubleshooting, and applied math and they seemed to have fun … Continue reading

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Dissertation Conclusion

Conclusion Development and gender were not significant factors in determining the EDP or the success of designs in this study with the exception of executive functions such as causal reasoning, which, in particular, showed some evidence of an age related … Continue reading

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Dissertation Research Teaser – 7 Key Factors in LEGO Robotic Open Ended Challenges

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New Kits

New kits for school LEGO EV3 and LEGO WeDo 2.  It’s going to be a fun year!  

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