Education: resources for teachers

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Our Python-programmable secondary school robots

In 2018, the French Higher Committee on Curricula (CSP) decided to make Python the official computer language for programming classes in secondary schools. The Ministry of Education has provided more information about these new programmes on the CSP publications page of its website (in French). Python will be used for lessons in digital science and[…]
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Tutorial robot mouse Colby (Code & Go)

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to start with the robotic mouse Colby / Jack from Learning Resources. On the program: logic, geometry, animals! Activities with the robot mouse Colby For whom? Kindergarten / elementary school Subjets: Animals, Geometrie, Logic Topic: Programming Level: Beginners Used ideas: Locate a point or line (math)   Short introduction of the robot[…]
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We have tested the Makey Makey kit!

The Makey Makey kit allows you to transform objects into keyboards! Modelling clay, sponge, pencil lead… All you need are objects that conduct electricity, a bit of imagination and a few programming blocks on the Scratch software, and children can realise various projects, such as the famous banana piano, a video gamepad in modelling clay,[…]
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Inirobot Educational resources for Thymio II

Inirobot is a sequence of educational activities which will allow pupils and teachers to become acquainted with robotics. The robotic platform chosen for the implementation of this project is the educational robot Thymio II. With its small size, light weight and colored leds, the Thymio II is the ideal learning tool for kids!   The[…]
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Poppy robot around the world: Germany

Welcome to this new blog posts called “Poppy around the world”. In two years, we send many Poppy robots all over the world. We asked their many users to give us a feedback about their experience with the robot and to tell us a bit more about their projects with Poppy. For this first blog[…]
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Les langages de Thymio : VPL, Blockly, texte et Scratch

The different levels of Thymio robot programming

Thymio is a small robot you can use to explore the world of robotics and to learn the robot language. It’s designed for a large range of ages because it offers different levels of programming. This article explains the differences between the three types of programming: VPL, Blockly, Text (and you’ll know more about Scratch for Thymio!).[…]
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