Articles, Lectures - 06/09/2011

Bulgaria: Educational robotics presented at the International Conference "Key Competencies in Education".

Bulgaria: Educational robotics presented at the International Conference "Key Competencies in Education".
Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), 22-24 of September, 2011. During the international conference on "The Key Competencies in Education. Strategies and Practices", and in the frame of the KeyTTT European project, Europole Network and School of Robotics are introducing their paper on educational robotics as a fruitful methodology feeding pupils' competencies. (Read More)
Courses for Teachers - 05/09/2011

"Excellence in Lombardy" : Free Basic Course on Educational robotics for teachers.

"Excellence in Lombardy" : Free Basic Course on Educational robotics for teachers.
In the frame of the "Lombardia eccellente" campaign (Excellence in Lombardy) promoted by Italian CSFU-UCIMU (the UCIMU's consortium for educational projects) and by the Polo della Meccanica (the Group of Mechanical Industries) , the organizers offer free courses on educational robotics. These will be hold by School of Robotics' teachers (medium and high schools). (Read More)
The Press Club - 28/07/2011

School of Robotics and our marine robot featured by tv broadcast "Linea Blu"

School of Robotics and our marine robot featured by tv broadcast "Linea Blu"
Here some excerpts of the successful tv broadcast "Blu Line" featuring the School of Robotics'small underwater robot diving in the sea water of Ustica. Our robot is an adaptation of Boston MIT' Sea Perch, and it would be employed, like the famous one, in educational projects. (Read More)
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)