SoftBank Robotics is launching NAO V6, and RobotLAB's online learning platform makes it useful in the classroom.
San Francisco, CA /PRNewswire/ - RobotLAB Inc., the award winning Educational Robotics company, announces today that Engage! K12, its leading online learning platform for STEM and robotics, is now supporting the 6th version of the popular NAO Robot by SoftBank Robotics. This platform brings hundreds of lesson plans, activities, apps, and simulation tools to teach Coding, Programming, Math, ELA and STEM for grades K-12.
RobotLAB is focused on providing comprehensive, interactive, standard-aligned content for STEM and coding classes on its Engage! K12 platform. On the platform, teachers can find a wide range of digital courses and hands-on activities that bring abstract concepts to life using robots. Teachers can also create their own lessons and publish them.
"Engage! K12 focuses on developing 21st-century skills and global competencies through the purposeful use of technology, project-based, and blended learning" Said Elad Inbar, CEO of RobotLAB. "In and out of the classroom, students develop critical thinking, problem-solving, computational-thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration skills."
The online platform supports a variety of robots that can be used in order to teach standards-aligned lessons (Common Core, NGSS, TEKS). One of the main robots is the NAO Robot, its latest version, V6, is now available with a variety of lessons on Engage! K12.
"As a teacher, we are constantly feeling overwhelmed by the amount of lesson planning we have to do, we focus a lot on how to engage our students and how to represent their skills", said Diane Francis, a teacher at Albany High School. "But Engage! K12 sets everything up for me. It gave me activities for my students to do with the NAO robot so I could make sure that they master the skills and it gave me the extra fun piece that I was looking for in my classes."
Teachers can create their account for free on the platform, and get access to lessons, courses, and can invite students for free. Full access to all content and reporting is available through a paid subscription.
About RobotLAB (www.RobotLAB.com)
Founded more than a decade ago, RobotLAB is the premier educational-robotics company. The company's innovative use of robots in the classroom was recognized by prominent organizations and won the company multiple awards such as the Best EdTech Company (SxSWEdu), the Gold in education category (Edison Awards), a Game Changer award (RoboBusiness) Best STEM tool (EdTech Digest) and many more. Trusted by educators in more than 2,500 schools, RobotLAB is leading the educational-robotics market, ensuring schools' investment in technology won't be wasted. Its flagship product, Engage! K12, is designed to engage students and help them master the skills they need in order to ensure career and college readiness while developing 21st century skills.
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