Robotics

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Robotics

My robotics curriculum is a combination of lessons including the LEGO Midstorms Education Curriculum, as well a number of lessons from Damien Kee's book, Classroom Activities for the Busy Teacher. We use LEGO Mindstorm EV3 robots. I have had success at all middle school grade levels teaching programming. I believe the will to learn and the appropriate dedication to the lessons can produce results.

My curriculum focus on students developing a combination of logical, computational and problem solving skills, while progressively learning more about other 21st century skills. They all tie in well together.

Once the students learn the basics of programming their robots, they proceed to complete various challanges that often incorporate STEM based objectives. Also, they are encouraged to pursue specific pathways as enrichment activities. The pathways are as follows: