An education technology company that produces a robot for use by early learners has developed resources to help teachers prepare for fall classes that could be held remotely. KinderLab Robotics is the maker of KIBO, a robot that can be programmed by young students without the use of a screen and with the use of wooden blocks.
Wonder Workshop, the education technology company that introduced Dash and Dot to classrooms, has developed a virtual world with a virtual robot for student access in remote classes.
The FIRST LEGO League season is kicking off today. Team registration for three age divisions will be open. The season's gaming begins on Aug. 4, 2020.
Competitive student robotics are back in business. On Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020, the Robotics Education and Competition (REC) Foundation will be broadcasting a fantasy robotics competition on YouTube. Competitors will be virtually generated using past match results from the VEX IQ Challenge Squared Away and VEX Robotics Competition Tower Takeover world championships, with the winners of the new tournament recognized during the "VEX Virtual Worlds Celebration."