Robotics isn’t yet commonplace in K-12 classrooms, but it’s getting there. It might seem daunting, but don’t let that deter you from exploring what promises to be an incredibly engaging and rewarding teaching and learning experience.

Introducing students to robotics and other STEM concepts that go along with it, such as coding and engineering, gives them early exposure to STEM in general. This early exposure, according to research, is key to the future of the workforce.

Aside from the cool factor K-12 robotics offers, students who learn to program through robotics learn a number of skills they’ll take...

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    Laura Ascione

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