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eSchool News: 3 Ways Robots Can Help Students Tell Stories

Posted By KinderLab Christina On October 22, 2019 in Media Coverage

In this article, Amanda Puerto Thorne from the KID Museum in Bethesda, MD discusses her use of robots as storytellers. She has hands-on lessons with robots to teach students the power of storytelling and the power of coding—at the same time.

Storytelling with robots (including KIBO!) helps create accessible entry points for all types of learners, especially those who may not be initially drawn to robots or technology. Her three ways to use robots to help children tell stories are:

1. Start with a book that grounds the concepts of the lesson.
2. Adapt a personal timeline.
3. Bring maps to life.

Read the full article to learn more!