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Robotics in the Classroom Opportunities for Teachers

 

For more information contact:  tonya.witherspoon@wichita.edu

Summer 2002

CI 750X - Integrating Robotics (3 Credit Hours)
Instructors: K. Reynolds, T. Witherspoon

Wednesday June 5 - Tuesday, June 18 (weekdays)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Prerequisite:  Previous experience using robotics

This course will offer teachers an opportunity to develop and practice lesson plans and assessment strategies to integrate robotics into their classroom curriculum.

  • June 5 - 7 (WSU Campus).  Teachers will meet to develop and write lesson plans and assessment strategies that use robotics activities to meet standards.

  • June 10 - 14 (L'Ouverture Computer Technology Magnet Elementary School
    1539 Ohio Wichita, KS 67214) . Teachers will work with small groups of students in a practicum situation where they use and refine their lesson plans.

  • June 17-18 (WSU Campus). Teachers will meet to share, reflect, and finalize their experiences, lesson ideas, and assessment techniques. All teachers completing the course will be given a Lego Mindstorms Robotics kit to use in their classroom.

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Fall 2002

 

Robotics, Programming and Problem Solving (2 Credit Hours)
Instructors: K. Reynolds, T. Witherspoon

August 27 October 29
Tuesdays 5:00p.m. 8:00p.m.
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable with computer, but need no prior programming experience.

Participants will experiment and develop projects in one or more logo-based computer learning environments.  These projects could include programmed robots, multimedia projects, and simulations.  This is a hands-on class to develop student-centered, cross-curriculum projects.

 

CI 751B - Robotics in the Classroom (1Credit Hour)
Instructors: K. Reynolds, T. Witherspoon

Thursday, October 24, 5:00 to 9:00 pm
Friday, October 25, 5:00 to 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 26, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Prerequisite: Participants should be comfortable with computer, but need no prior programming experience.

This course is designed to be an introduction for using the Lego Mindstorms Robotics System in the classroom. Students will design, build, and program robots using the Lego Mindstorms Robotics Invention System. Engage in real problem solving and collaborative learning while teaching math, science, and technology concepts at a concrete level. 

 

 

 

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