Robot-Supported Learning in the Kindergarten and Primary School
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Course title in Estonian
Robotiga toestatud õppimine lasteaias ja algklassides
Course title in English
Robot-Supported Learning in the Kindergarten and Primary School
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
Janika Leoste (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Support the development of practical skills and educational technological competences for the safe use of simpler robotics tools in the context of primary and primary education, for the integration and diversification of educational and educational activities.
Brief description of the course
The contact day includes learning of a robotics platform (BeeBot, BlueBot, Ozobot, Dash, Edison, Sphero, Lego WeDo), co-creating a learning resource (a structured document about how to conduct a daily activity or lesson using a robot as a learning tool), conducting a demo lesson to other participants, and reflection.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has an overview about basic educational robotics tools that are suitable for preschool and primary school;
- is able to collaboratively creat and adapt robot supported integrative learning materials;
- is able to evaluate security risks related to the use of robotics tools and make proposals for their management;
- is able to reflect one's own teaching and to design changes in teaching and educating processes.
Janika Leoste, MA