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Sphero programming

I have just been testing the Sphero robots at home to see the learning opportunities created by them.   I have been very impressed by the educational programmes with these and have collated some of the key points here:

How have schools used Sphero?

 

Step 1

Lesson a plans on the Sphero website http://www.gosphero.com/education/  

The lesson plans

 

To program the Sphero you will need to download the follwoing apps (also available for Windows 8)

the apps

Conclusion

  • A great starting point from a game to a game you can develop
  • Get you in to coding quickly 
  • Community of developers
  • Good curriculum links  and lesson plans
  • More apps including augmented reality coming on line
  • My kids love it!  

Further information:

 

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Educational technology learning and teaching consultant, support, training, change management, innovation and all things ICT and educational, father of two, guitarist, welsh rugby follower,

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