Mark Greenlaw, former VP of Education at FIRST, has started a multi-part article series on robotics education and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
This compelling series is kicked off with an article titled “Is It A Robot?”, detailing how we can define robots and why robotics and engineering are important subject areas in K-12 education. Greenlaw speaks of the major benefits of robotics education, highlighting the critical life skills students develop when working with robotics – critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, problem solving and teamwork. Stories of real-life, on the market robots and cool K-12 robotics lesson plans weave through the article, culminating in the call for robotics education to become a standard instead of an extracurricular.
Interested in the full article? Read it here!