EDUTAINMENT


Robots in Education ?

Purpose of Robots in Edutainment

The use of robotics has allowed complicated medical procedures to be simplified, the work of dangerous construction projects to be safer and the discovery of our universe to be possible. When applied to education, robotics and simulators can change the way students learn and ultimately create a more knowledgeable and well-adjusted student. Elementary and High School Education. Robotics - Robots can be used to bring students into the classroom that otherwise might not be able to attend. In New York, a second grader with severe, life-threatening allergies was unable to attend school due to his condition. A four-foot-tall robot provided a 'real school' experience for the boy, 'attending' school and bringing the boy with him via an internal video conferencing system. Robots such as the one mentioned are able to 'bring school' to students who cannot be present physically.Assistive technology is growing, and the abilities it provides to special education students are limitless. Simulation and robotics technologies offer a range of possibilities within education, with a helpful solution for every student's learning needs. As the technological world unveils new innovations daily, the educational world will continue to benefit from the opportunities offered with these groundbreaking tools.