Developing and Enhancing STEM Teaching using Robotics

This is a training course that highlights and develops the teacher’s role within STEM learning. It aims to provide teachers with the theoretical and practical framework for STEM teaching and involve them in learning activities based on problem-based learning through the use of robotics. This course gives teachers the opportunity to experience through hands-on activities the STEM content, but also gain self-efficacy and a new view of their own capabilities as STEM teachers. Teachers will be able to further enhance the digital competences of their students and develop their employability skills by enhancing their team work, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

This course is addressed to primary and lower secondary school teachers of any curriculum discipline and will be based in Derry/Londonderry, N Ireland.


Training Program to enhance problem solving skills

Day 1:
- Welcome by Principal to participants
- curriculum outline
- Team Working activities
- Introduction on how to teach Robotics and STEM in Education: Investigate teaching strategies and develop an understanding of what STEM is all about. Look at practical ways on how to integrate STEM teaching into the current UK and ROI curriculum. Ground breaking innovative approaches to STEM education teaching will also be discussed.

Day 2:
- Intro to Robotics for Primary Schools
- Intro to Python Programming
- Intro to Cody Rocky
- Intro to Makeblock
- Developing courses for robotic activity
- Practical sessions in using robotic equipment

Day 3:
- Intro to Robotics for lower Secondary Schools
- Intro to Python Programming
- Intro to M Bot
- Level 1 Developing courses for  M Bot
- Level 1 Practical sessions in using M Bot robotic equipment

Day 4:
- Summary of  activities
- Course Evaluation and Feedback
- Graduation -  Participation diploma awarded.


Academy for International                                                  

Science & Research Ltd                                                     

UKPRN: 10057874

VAT 285 8312 75                                                             

United Kingdom                                                                  


Port Rd, Ballyraine,

Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Tel.: +4477-5983-1432



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