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Instructional Videos

HOW TO INTRODUCE THE BEE-BOT

Use the video as an introduction on how to begin the initial stages of programming the Bee-Bot to move.

BEE-BOT SPELL AND DANCE

Check out Karen North’s Edublog: Computer Science K-8

Download her 6 Bee-Bot Activities from the 1st Edition of No Fear Coding found on pages 52-59.

USING BEE-BOTS TO TEACH EVERYTHING

Watch Della Larsen explain how she uses Bee-Bots to teach students math and literacy in grades K5-1st. She teaches in an urban district and focuses on the engagement and critical thinking that occurs when using these early learning physical computing devices.

USING BEE-BOT IN K, 1ST, AND 2ND GRADE

Watch Bill Vacca’s video on how to use Bee-Bots to introduce coding skills and problem solving in K-2 classrooms.  This video focuses on the importance of reviewing and editing their code.

Teaching Resources

BEE-BOT EMULATOR: A VIRTUAL MAT

Terrapin Bee-Bot emulator

Looking for virtual lesson plans? This emulator allows students to code Bee-Bots on a virtual mat. Students can select from alphabet, number, coins, and a variety of other mats.

BEE-BOT INSTRUCTION CARDS

For visual learners, it helps to print out these arrow cards and provide them to students as they lay-out their sequence (algorithm) of instructions.

BEE-BOT INSTRUCTIONAL MATS

Della Larsen's Instructional Bee-Bot Mats

Lesson Ideas

Bee-Bot Math Lesson on Money

IDENTIFY AND COMBINE VALUES OF MONEY IN CENTS UP TO ONE DOLLAR WORKING WITH A SINGLE UNIT OF CURRENCY

Download Lesson Plan: Bee Great With Money

(a) Identify the value of coins and paper currency. (b) Compute the value of any combination of coins within one dollar.

Construct a simple program using tools that do not require a textual programming language.

Bee-Bot Talent Cards – Roles

Bee-Bot Math Lesson on time

TELL AND WRITE TIME IN HOURS AND HALF-HOURS USING ANALOG AND DIGITAL CLOCKS

Download Lesson Plan: It’s BeeBot TIME!

Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes.

Construct a simple program using tools that do not require a textual programming language.

Bee-Bot Talent Cards – Roles

Bee-Bot Math Lesson on numbers

UNDERSTAND THAT THE TWO DIGITS OF A TWO-DIGIT NUMBER REPRESENT AMOUNTS OF TENS AND ONES

Download Lesson Plan: BEE smart with NUMBERS!

Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones.

Construct a simple program using tools that do not require a textual programming language.

Bee-Bot Talent Cards – Roles

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