Today we presented Sphero in Class 6, which is a robotic ball that can be programmed and controled by the students with a tablet or any other device. And why do we do that? The idea is to introduce coding in early ages (Class 6 this time) while letting them explore the latest innovative gadgets.
The sphero contains a hard shell, arduino, leds for the light, two motors and other sensors. That allows movement and interaction with mobile apps (controlling leds, rotation, speed and stop), and, as you can imagine, children just love it.
In the same class, the students had the opportunity to test a pair of Google glasses and could interact with them and the sphero at the same time.
During this term they will be learning to code while preparing an exciting performance with this robotic ball.