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With robots slowly infiltrating our daily lives, surely there should be more of them in schools helping children get used to working alongside automation and gaining experience in Technology and Science subjects which are coming to dominate the workplace.
So, why should schools start using robots in their lessons?
While browsing the internet, we found an article from a school in Illinois about a group of schoolgirls who had not only embraced STEAM education but are mentoring younger students in these subjects and encouraging robotics projects including coding and 3D printing.
If you’re an educator at any level, you will be one of the first to know just how quickly the curriculum moves in terms of computer science and STEM subjects. Not only are pupils expected to be at a certain level of literacy, numeracy included, but they’re also supposed to be computer literate and now, you’re also expected to introduce them to coding and programming. While this might seem like a daunting task, we have your back, here are some tips to help start you off with teaching coding.