Introducing a robot into the classroom is a surefire way to grab students' attention--but robots do more than excite. When educators use programmable robots for K-12 learning, they're helping students develop important skills such as critical thinking and teamwork.

Robots are accessible for students of all ages--even younger students who don't yet have strong coding and programming skills. Research says students are more likely to maintain their interest in coding if they’re exposed to it at an early age. One engaging solution: robots for K-12 classes.

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