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?
Lesson a plans on the Sphero website http://www.gosphero.com/education/
To program the Sphero you will need to download the follwoing apps (also available for Windows 8)
- 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!
- The education programme – http://www.gosphero.com/education/
- Introductory lesson – (Zip download)
- Australian Sphero contact email@example.com