Educational Technology

December 3, 2017

Indian school kids are learning to build robots with DIY kits and online courses

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:30 am

by Sushma UN, Quartz

SP Robotic Works (SPRW) is one of the several educational tech startups in India. These firms work to bridge a critical gap in conventional education, teaching technologies such as robotics, the internet of things (IoT), and virtual reality (VR). “The course is very one-to-one,” his mother Meenu told Quartz, describing the structured online classes that include videos and other learning tools. “Although it is online, it is as if (a teacher) is teaching you.” Although robotics is a broad concept including areas such as automation, embedded systems, mechanical engineering, IoT, etc, these ed-tech startups start with the basics. They design small kits containing breadboards, wires, sensors, and other such components, and get children to play with them

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