Wonder Workshop Debuts Applied Robotics Curriculum
- By Joshua Bolkan
Wonder Workshop has unveiled a new three-unit applied robotics curriculum designed for use with its Cue classroom robot.
The robot and its associated apps and resources are part of a collaboration between Wonder Workshop and Microsoft and use the latter's MakeCode open source platform.
"Providing students with inspiring tools is crucial to fostering a love for learning. Our CleverBots are on a mission to create a meaningful, engaging learning experience for students of all ages," said Vikas Gupta, CEO and co-founder of Wonder Workshop, in a prepared statement. "With the introduction of Cue for Education and a curriculum designed for middle school students, we are taking the next step in providing today's kids with the absolutely critical skills parents, lawmakers and schools now see as necessary to compete in tomorrow's job market."
The Cue for Education app is currently available in the Microsoft Store and a Chromebook version is scheduled for release in March.
Joshua Bolkan is contributing editor for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.