Re-imagining STEM education through robotics

eenewseurope | April 15, 2019

Last year may well have been the year of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, but two months in to 2019 and momentum doesn’t appear to be slowing. If anything, the rise of STEM education has brought with it a wave of edtech resources aimed at improving engagement among students. Here are four ways in which robotics could benefit this new wave of educational resources. One of the most significant challenges to STEM education is that many edtech resources do not adequately support the reality of the science, technology, engineering, or maths fields. Coding is a popular edtech solution however, the real-world applications extend far beyond this.As a society, we are becoming increasingly reliant upon robotics – it is undeniably one of the fastest growing sectors, both professionally and economic – and STEM education needs to reflect these advances. With this in mind, it makes sense to integrate robotics into the learning frameworks of K12 education as it not only develops the building blocks in the early stages of learning but provides ample opportunities for scaling up, as students progress.

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The word e in e-learning specifies electronic. This means that e-learning is electronic device or learning with the use of electronic devices or technology. It includes learning by the means of computer or laptop, mobile phones etc. now a days, the use of mobile phones is not included as a part of e-learning. It is given a different and new term that is m-learning. E-learning uses information and communication technology for the purpose of learning.

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The word e in e-learning specifies electronic. This means that e-learning is electronic device or learning with the use of electronic devices or technology. It includes learning by the means of computer or laptop, mobile phones etc. now a days, the use of mobile phones is not included as a part of e-learning. It is given a different and new term that is m-learning. E-learning uses information and communication technology for the purpose of learning.

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