We have waited patiently for Roamer ® . Now it’s starting to roll off the production line. GO took the opportunity to ask its designer Dave Catlin what is so special about it? Continue reading
Roamer Rescues a Student from West Elementary School, Arcadia, Florida
When a 4th Grade student started to choke on a chicken bone her friends programmed Roamer to make a dramatic life-saving dash to the hospital. Teacher and Roamer enthusiast Michael Raby set this and other problems for his students to solve in a wonderfully playful lesson. Continue reading
How Does Maths, Coding and a Cute Robot Help World Peace?
At the end of September, two Peace Pioneers came together to promote Peace. Oldham is the first UK Council to sign the Pledge to Peace. Roamer is the first robot to sign the same pledge. Oldham Council marked the United Nation’s Peace Day (21st September) with a Peace Week. This effort gave Valiant Technology the chance to show various ways Roamer can meet its Pledge and help with a maths lesson at the same time.
A Roamer Murder Mystery Game
Father of Educational Robotics Dies
Oxon Hill Middle School Make Roamer a Star
I have visited schools all over the world. From the poverty of South African Township schools to the richness of Newport Beach schools in California. I have worked with teachers overwhelmed and struggling to make progress and high achieving institutes in Shanghai and Singapore. Now and then I came across a school worthy of special mention. Oxon Hill Middle School is such a place.