Program a Robot with Blockly

Program a Robot with Blockly

2 Stripes

Dash & Dot are robots that teach students problem-solving and beginning coding concepts.  The Blockly app can be installed on any Apple device. “Blockly is a visual drag-and-drop programming tool developed by Google that allows children to snap together commands like puzzle pieces. Take on coding challenges and invent your own creations by using Blockly to control Dash & Dot!” – Apple App Store

Earn your stripe!

Install the Blockly app on an Apple device.

Have the students use the Bllockly app with the Dash or Dot robot.

Take a picture of your students using the app and submit.

Stripe submitted by Jennie Webb

  • This tool allows students to use a deliberate design process for generating ideas and testing theories.
  • This tool allows students to understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
  • This tool allows students to understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
  • This tool allows students to curate information from digital resources.
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  • If students are creating, testing, and debugging codes

Alignment to the ISTE Standards and to SAMR is intended to help teachers understand the roles these technologies have in creating learning experiences. They are not meant to be concrete classifiers. Any other suggestions on the alignment of these may be forwarded to the Instructional Tech Dept. ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved.

Tags: SAMR-R, R, ISTE-ID, INNOVATIVE DESIGNER, ISTE-CT, COMPUTATIONAL THINKER, ISTE-EL, EMPOWERED LEARNER, ISTE-KC, KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTOR

People who have earned this:

  • Profile photo of Amber Beard
  • Profile photo of Bernie Gorman
  • Profile photo of Jennie Webb