As a participant, you will explore the features of the Blue-Bots and the learning benefits of robotics more broadly, as well as experience a variety of practical and differentiated applications to implement in your own classroom.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Blue-bot Beginner Workshop

    • Introduction to Blue-bot in the classroom - Beginner.

    • Disclaimer

    • Explainer: How to get the best out of this course.

  • 2

    Module 1: Hardware

    • Understanding what a Blue-bot robot is

    • Getting the Blue:bot robot to work

    • How we can use the Blue:bot in our classroom

    • Quiz: Hardware

  • 3

    Module 2: The App

    • Getting the app onto your device - iStore

    • Getting the app onto your device - Google Play Store

    • Getting the app onto your device - PC

    • Overview of the app

    • Using the app with Blue:bot

    • Quiz: The App

  • 4

    Module 3: Maps

    • What are Maps?

    • Creating Maps

    • Using Maps

    • Quiz: Maps

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will:

  • understand how the blue-bot works and where it can be used in class.

  • understand how to make your own environments (focusing on maps) for the blue-bot to operate in.

  • understand how the application works with the Blue-bots.

  • be confident to use Blue-bot the next day in a lesson.