Lectures, Courses for Teachers - 30/09/2014

October 13th, 2014: Webinar on Educational Robotics and Autism

October 13th, 2014: Webinar on Educational Robotics and Autism
CNR Institute for Educational Technology (IRD) helds a free webinar on October 13th centered on the use of Edcational robotics for autistic children. The webinar is part of an action called "Technology and Inclusion" and it is managned under the cooperation between the ITD and INDIRE. (Read More)
Classes for Students, FIRST® LEGO® League - 26/09/2014

FIRST® LEGO® League 2014: WOLRD CLASS!

FIRST® LEGO® League 2014: WOLRD CLASS!
2014 FLL WORLD CLASS Challenge What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers. In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge, over 265,000 children from 80 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn. Get ready for a whole new class – FLL WORLD CLASS! (Read More)
Events, News - 25/09/2014

NAO Challenge 2014-15 also in Italy! Regsiter NOW!

NAO Challenge 2014-15 also in Italy! Regsiter NOW!
With the NAO Challenge, develop your skills to allow the robot to achieve everyday tasks around the house ! Aldebaran organizes this annual competition for high-schools students. The goal is to raise awareness of the benefits of learning informatics and technology by motivating and teaching students on a humanoid robot. The NAO Challenge this year is offered in 5 European countries: France, Denmark, Italy, Germany and the UK. (Read More)
Lectures, Projects - 23/09/2014

September 23rd, 2014, "Educational Robotics for cognitive disabilities".

September 23rd, 2014, "Educational Robotics for cognitive disabilities".
Special needs education is the practice of educating students with intellectual disabilities in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. This process involves the individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures. Equipment and materials design adapt to help learners with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and success in school and the community. (Read More)
Events, News - 10/09/2014

EU Code Week! Apply for coding!

EU Code Week! Apply for coding!
Europe Code Week aims to celebrate coding, the art and science of talking to computers. A deeper understanding of technology is becoming the new literacy and a much needed competitive advantage of a digital Europe. Youth unemployment is rising all over the continent, yet we'll have a shortage of up to 900,000 ICT jobs by 2015. (Read More)
Lectures - 10/09/2014

Pavia, SAeptember 12th, 2014: “ETIC, Ethics in ICT Technologies

Pavia, SAeptember 12th, 2014: “ETIC, Ethics in ICT Technologies
A conference in Pavia on September 12th on Ethics in ICT. Organized by AICA, Pavia University, with the patronage of CRU (Conference of Italian University Deans). (Read More)
News, Publications - 08/09/2014

A new App by School of Robotics: Scratch for WeDo!

A new App by School of Robotics: Scratch for WeDo!
School of Robotics comes out with its first App, free, to be downloaded from iTunes. It concerns the use of Scratch for Leo WeDo. For now, onlu for iOS. Next to be done: Android version. (Read More)
Articles - 08/09/2014

School of Robotics is back!

School of Robotics is  back!
Summer Holidays 2014 are over. School of Robotics is back (actually, never gone with the wind :-)) with trilling activities. Follow us! (Read More)
Lectures, Projects - 06/09/2014

Padua, 11-12 September 2014: The Third international NetQ6 Conference

Padua, 11-12 September 2014: The Third international NetQ6 Conference
Third Netq6 International Conference in Padua deals with "Practical Approaches to Early Childhood and Pre-school Education. Challenges and Perspectives for disadvantaged Children". It will be held on the 11th. of September in Palazzo del Bo, Padua University. (Read More)
Courses for Teachers - 05/09/2014

Mirandola, 12 of September 2014: presentation of Kuka robot LBR iiwa

Mirandola, 12 of September 2014: presentation of Kuka robot LBR iiwa
KUKA LBR iiwa is now a trailblazer for totally new forms of cooperation between humans and machines. LBR stands for Leichtbauroboter” (German for lightweight robot), iiwa for “intelligent industrial work assistant”. The robotic innovation with sensory capabilities for safety, fast teaching and simple operator control, opens up new areas of application in the vicinity of humans that were previously off-limits for robots. (Read More)