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Robot Rules: New Applications for the Edtech Classroom

June 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Even though inspiring learning through the use of robotics isn’t a new concept, there are new applications being developed across educational environments. The question is: Do you have to worry about robots taking your job or do you simply need to be aware of the new applications for using robotics in the K-12, higher ed and adult education space?

In this session, participants will:
* Analyze the disruption that robots are causing in society, as well as the edtech community
* Examine the expanded ways that robots are inspiring learning
* Explore the limitations that exist for using robots in the classroom
* Outline the products, curriculum and products that are making waves in the edtech marketplace
* Identify opportunities that exist for entrepreneurs looking to get into the robotic edtech marketplace

6:00pm – 6:30pm – Networking and Snacks
6:30pm – 6:35pm – Introductions
6:35pm – 8:00pm – New Applications for Robots in Classroom Exploration

Dr. Chris Rogers, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Department of Education, Tufts University
Dr. Ethan Danahy, Professor at the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) at School of Engineering, Tufts University
Mitch Rosenberg, CEO, KinderLab Robotics
Ken Yanhs, Director of Marketing, Lego Education


June 20, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


LearnLaunch Institute
281 Summer Street Floor 2
Boston, MA 02110 United States
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