LEGO EV3 Gotham Noir by Joe Bustillos

Learning LEGO EV3 Robots & Kids

Learning LEGO EV3 Robots & Kids The first time you deploy anything in the classroom, much less something involving lots of small moving parts, I can guarantee that things won’t go as planned but if you planned well you’ll be able to see all the areas you need to fix/change the next time you do the lesson/unit. I’ve been waiting over a year to give … Continue reading Learning LEGO EV3 Robots & Kids

Consumer-Grade Technology Won’t Cut It In the Classroom

Nothing will shake out the bugs and defects in anything quite like exposure to the energy and intensity of elementary students. I’ve seen nicely manufactured kid-friendly robots happily fail to drive forward after only two-weeks of exposure to elementary students. And we’re not talking about driving them off tables or running them into walls or any other forms of robot/technology abuse. Just the normal-but-intense usage … Continue reading Consumer-Grade Technology Won’t Cut It In the Classroom

Video Fridays: RoboHand & MakerBot 3D Printing – Here to Help Us

Sometimes technology is a distraction and there are those who would eliminate it from our lives and culture if they had the power. Then there are those of us who live immersed in it because our humanity compels us to ignore the naysayers and strive for something better. Then every once in a while something pops through the daydreaming and “what-ifs” and gives us truly … Continue reading Video Fridays: RoboHand & MakerBot 3D Printing – Here to Help Us