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November 25, 2017

3 reasons to introduce kindergarteners to robots

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BY LYNNE MAY LIM, DIANA TRAYLOR, AND ROBIN RICKETTS, eCampus News
The children we teach were born with technology as a part of their lives. They don’t know a world without touchscreen phones and computers in every room. In today’s world, saying that subjects like coding and robotics “are for ‘big kids’” is like saying “reading is for ‘big kids.’” Children need to actually touch, manipulate, and experiment with objects in order to fully understand them. Robots bring this physical interaction to the potentially intimidating process of understanding engineering and programming. If we add in the social interaction of working with friends, we can deepen the understanding through conversation and the sharing of ideas.

https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/11/17/introduce-kindergarteners-robots/

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