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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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Learning through robotics: an interview with Didier Roy

Schools in the 21st century are gradually incorporating new technologies into their curricula and educational tools. Digital and robotics do have a great deal to offer in the classroom, as they increase pupils’ motivation and help reduce inequalities and academic failure. We interviewed Didier Roy, a researcher in the INRIA Flowers team and maths teacher,[…]
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Have a go at digital painting with Thymio II

As you’ll have already gathered from reading our earlier postings, Thymio II is quite a versatile mobile robot. You can of course use it to teach people about programming, but that’s not all! This mobile robot, created by the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, can also serve as a digital paintbrush. For example,[…]
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Thymio dans les écoles avec Inirobot

Inirobot Project: the Thymio II robot has arrived in schools

An increasing number of French schools are embracing the digital revolution and consequently, new subjects are making their way into the educational facilities. In addition, the national curriculums revision which should come into effect in 2015, aims to implement extracurricular activities in every French school. In light of this, the INRIA (French Institute for Research[…]
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