Young children engineering robots to create cities of the future: A work in progress

Campbell, C., Boden, M., Dole, S. and Viller, S. (2013). Young children engineering robots to create cities of the future: A work in progress. In: Ron McBride and Michael Searson, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. 24th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Chesapeake, Canada, (3850-3854). 25-29 March 2013.

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Author Campbell, C.
Boden, M.
Dole, S.
Viller, S.
Title of paper Young children engineering robots to create cities of the future: A work in progress
Conference name 24th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
Conference location Chesapeake, Canada
Conference dates 25-29 March 2013
Proceedings title Proceedings of the 24th International Conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
Place of Publication New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Publisher SITE
Publication Year 2013
Year available 2013
Sub-type Fully published paper
ISBN 9781939797025
Editor Ron McBride
Michael Searson
Start page 3850
End page 3854
Total pages 5
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
This paper reports on a study pertaining to students at two elementary schools in Year 1 and Year 7 with the students using Lego robotics in their classrooms. More specifically the robotics is Lego’s green city challenge as the students will be studying sustainability. Data for this study will be collected from a variety of sources including student artifacts and interviews. This research will add to the body of literature on teaching robotics and in developing pre-service teacher confidence in using and teaching robotics.
Keyword Lego
Robotics
Teaching robotics
Q-Index Code EX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
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