Roamer was always a simple shape - for a reason. We wanted the kids to create characters. It was...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 7:27 am
Roamer visited Maple Cross Primary School near Rickmansworth, Herts and got tangled up in a battle...
Posted on 7 April 2013 | 5:10 pm
The Big Bang Fair is an event aimed at encouraging young people’s participation in STEM Subjects. ...
Posted on 20 March 2013 | 11:45 pm
Roamer proves an effective tool of cultural self expression with indigenous people.
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Posted on 23 July 2012 | 12:47 pm
Students at St Joseph’s College in Upper Norwood, took on a series of mental challenges...
Posted on 14 July 2012 | 10:18 am
This is a STEM based project we recently ran in two schools. It is a revamp of a project we did in...
Posted on 14 July 2012 | 8:04 am
With the conception of Turtles Seymour Papert introduced the idea of educational robots. This is a...
Posted on 15 May 2012 | 3:00 am
Valiant continue their research programme on the use of Roamer and Educational Robots. Dave Catlin’s paper A Day in the Life of an Educational Robot has been accepted for the RiE 2013 The 4th International Robtics in Education Conference. The Conference … Continue reading →
Posted on 4 June 2013 | 10:18 am
Roamer spent four days at the Big Bang Event at London’s ExCel Centre. Over 60,000 Students attended this STEM Interactive Spectacular. Primary and Secondary schools children were challenged to program Roamer to find a route through a matrix of numbers … Continue reading →
Posted on 26 March 2013 | 7:15 pm
We are not exhibiting at BETT this year. However, both I and Roamer will be there and we will be happy to meet anyone over coffee and doughnuts. To arrange a meeting time please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.orgFiled under: Uncategorized
Posted on 3 January 2013 | 3:57 pm
After looking at 2808 playing cards (54 packs) once, eight times World Memory champion Dominic O’Brien correctly recited their order, making only eight errors, four of which he immediately corrected when told he was wrong. I met Dominic about 10 … Continue reading →
Posted on 8 November 2012 | 6:07 am
Catlin, D. Smith, J.L. Morrison, K. (2012) Using Educational Robots as Tools of Cultural Expression: A Report on a Project with Indigenous Communities A paper presented at the RiE2012 3rd International Conference on Robotics in Education 13 – 15 September … Continue reading →
Posted on 20 October 2012 | 1:52 pm
2012 NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo Atlanta Georgia: November 7th to 10th 2012Kate Highfield will be showing Roamer as part of the Tech on Deck Playroom hosted by a collaboration of national early childhood technology organizations, including Early Childhood Technology … Continue reading →
Posted on 20 October 2012 | 9:38 am
What does Roamer bring to the teaching of mathematics? Is it just for young children? The answer to the latter question is a simple no! The traditional view is that educational robots are for younger students. But according to Seymour … Continue reading →
Posted on 19 October 2012 | 10:41 am