Events, News - 26/07/2011

School of Robotics, Italian Coodinator of the Euroopean Robotics Week

School of Robotics, Italian Coodinator of the Euroopean Robotics Week
The European Robotics Week, 28th of November – 4th of December 2011, offers one week of various robotics related activities across Europe for the general public, highlighting growing importance of robotics in a wide variety of application areas. The Week aims at inspiring technology education in students of all ages to pursue careers in STEM-related fields, i.e. science, technology, engineering and math. (Read More)
Courses for Teachers, Events - 25/07/2011

The MIUR Liguria and the School of Robotics for ABCD National Exhibition on Education&Training

The MIUR Liguria and the School of Robotics for ABCD National Exhibition on Education&Training
A cooperation plan between the Regional Liguria Office of the Italian Ministry for Education (MIUR) and the School of Robotics for ABCD national Exhibition on Education&Training (Genoa, Italy, 16-18 November, 2011) on Educational robotics laboratories from nursery to high school. (Read More)
Events, The Press Club - 16/07/2011

Robots and deep-sea divers go on the air on "Linea Blu"

Robots and deep-sea divers go on the air on "Linea Blu"
On July 16th, Linea Blu, a popular TV program about the oceans and undwerwater life, presented the School of Robotics's small marine robot. It was developed for educational robotics activities and training. (Read More)
Books, News - 15/07/2011

Bruno Siciliano interviewed by scientific journalist Pietro Greco in his book, "Galilei' s grandchildren"

Bruno Siciliano interviewed by scientific journalist Pietro Greco in his book, "Galilei' s grandchildren"
Bruno Siciliano, Professor of Automatica at the University "Federico II", Naples, Italy, and a member of the School of Robotics' Scientific Committee is profiled as one of the seven "grandchildren" of the great Italian scientist Galileo Galilei, in seven different interviews by scientific journalist Pietro Greco. The book is "Galilei's grandchildren" (Baldini Castoldi Dalai). (Read More)
News, Projects - 11/07/2011

Pinocchio 2.0. From kindergarten to teen, educational continuity for technoscience

Pinocchio 2.0. From kindergarten to teen, educational continuity for technoscience
In 2008, Italian teachers and educational experts uploaded records from many educational robotics experiences in a new Content Management System called "Pinocchio 2.0", inspired by fictional character that firstly appeared in 1881 in a book by Carlo Collodi. Carved from a piece of pine, Pinocchio was created as a wooden puppet, but dreamt of becoming a real boy. For the kids of the world, this fictional puppet of the cartoon movie recalls the idea of the robot. (Read More)
Projects - 05/07/2011

Educational robotics in Hospital Schools. Update activities, by Immacolata Nappi

Educational robotics in Hospital Schools. Update activities, by Immacolata Nappi
Ensuring sick children maintain their education is essential both educationally and therapeutically. Educational robotics in Hospital School allow teacher to ensure the needed educational continuity, which is often interrupted by therapies. Immacolata Nappi (teacher at Genoa's Gaslini Hospital School) gives us new ideas. (Read More)
Articles, News, The Press Club - 30/06/2011

Fiorella Operto interviewed by Tommaso Correale for FondazioneBassetti.org

Fiorella Operto interviewed by Tommaso Correale for FondazioneBassetti.org
Fondazione Giannino Bassetti's Tommaso Correale Santacroce interviews Fiorella Operto for FondazioneBassetti.org abut the recently signed National Agreement on Educational Robotics. (Read More)
Events - 26/06/2011

School of Robotics at the 51th Ustica International diving review

School of Robotics at the 51th Ustica International diving review
School of Robotics invited - with its small ROV - to the extraordinary Ustica international diving exhibition. Educational robotics laboratories at sea. (Read More)
Classes for Students, News - 08/06/2011

Torino, June 16, 2011: 2nd set of educational robotics classes at the Old Railroad Locomotive Repair Shop

Turin June 16, 2011. One day of laboratories with robotics kits. Officine Gran di Riparazioni is the location of a national exhibition promoting the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. (Read More)
Events - 31/05/2011

Roma, June 1st, 2011: Eighth Robofest, the robotics contest at Technological Institute "von Neumann"

Roma, June 1st, 2011: Eighth Robofest, the robotics contest at Technological Institute "von Neumann"
Eighth edition of the robot contest organized by and at the Technological Insititute "von Neumann" in Roma. (Read More)