Learning with Tuff-Bot
What can exploring with Tuff-Bot teach learners?
Using Tuff-Bot, students are developing computational thinking skills by:
- learning and exploring directional language
- using appropriate tools strategically
- defining engineering problems and developing solutions
- modeling with mathematics
- recognizing and using patterns
- investigating angles
- exploring, testing, designing, and writing programs
- debugging programs and solving problems
- writing and exploring algorithms
- predicting the behavior of simple programs
- using logical reasoning to explain how algorithms and programs are working
You can also use Tuff-Bot to develop skills across a wider curriculum
Speaking and listening
Learning and programming with Tuff-Bot can be a paired or group activity to encourage verbal communication.
Developing independence through active learning
The simple design and easy-to-use robot allow children to learn through independent exploration and trial and error. Teachers can also play and learn alongside the children.
Cross-curricular learning opportunities
Use Tuff-Bot to incorporate computing across the curriculum. Use it to draw shapes in the sand or navigate through a story map.