JTIE 2013, 5(1):96-101 | 10.5507/jtie.2013.014

ROBORIC KITS IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

Michaela VESELOVSKÁ, Karolína MAYEROVÁ
Katedra základov a vyučovania informatiky, Fakulta matematiky, fyziky a informatiky UK, Mlynská dolina 842 48, Bratislava, SR

In the article we introduce robotic kits (RK) which are used at secondary schools. We provide overview of RK based on different criteria. We select two most suitable RK and we are going to use them in classes where we are conducting our research. We also provide a description of the tested activities with RK. In conclusion, we provide results of our qualitative research. Based upon results, we choose one RK to continue with in further research.

Keywords: educational robotics, robotic kits, secondary school

Published: April 1, 2013

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