Tech Coach Playbooks

for Project Based Learning and Computational Thinking 

Tech Coach Playbooks for project based learning (PBL) feature fully vetted, physical computing devices and instructional use methods.  These Playbooks highlight the why, where, and how of several popular robotics products.  Their purpose is to offer educators easy access to everything they need, to effectively utilize robotics, in one location.

We would love your input!  If you have created or used resources that aren’t included please email us at customerservice@edgeucating.com.  We want this to be an all inclusive resource and who better to make this happen than educators.  All lessons and resources will be fully vetted prior to adding them, of course.  However, please share any good lessons or resources that you locate.  Click on the desired Tech Coach product playbook below to access resources, lesson links, and instructional videos!  In addition, we make it easy to purchase the product by providing you with a direct vendor link.  Some of these links even allow you to purchase the products at a discounted rate.  This is robotics made easy!

Each Playbook:

Features a different physical computing device

Aids teachers and administrators in their use for instruction

Highlights devices that have been fully vetted by both educators and administrators

Bee Bot from Terrapin

Why should you use…

Bee-Bot is an exciting robot designed specifically for use by young children. This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool for teaching sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, and just having fun!

The new See & Say option gives Bee-Bot a voice and perception! Record each of the arrow keys to play back when entering a program or when Bee-Bot is following one.  Bee-Bot See & Say can also detect and respond with either a beep or a pre-recorded message when encountering another See & Say Bee-Bot or Blue-Bot.

Appropriate Grade Levels

K-2

3-5

6-8

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Ozobot playbook

Why should you use…

Ozobot is an award-winning robot that can be coded two ways: online with OzoBlockly and screen-free with Color Codes.  Ozobots are tiny robots that are educational tools capable of entertaining and teaching both beginner and advanced coding enthusiasts.  First impressions of Ozobot can be deceiving.  They are often not visually impressive, mainly due to their size.  With their shells, they are quite durable and offer endless learning possibilities with a wide range of skill levels.

Appropriate Grade Levels

K-2

3-5

6-8

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Kai's Clan Playbook

Why should you use…

Kai’s Clan is a collaborative coding platform that encompasses several technologies into an all-in-one STEM toolbox.  Teach coding, robotics, AR, VR, and the Internet of Things (IoT) in one easy-to-use, web platform that works seamlessly on almost any device. It ranges from easy concepts like basic free play driving to complex concepts that even include sensors (moisture/conductivity, temperature/humidity, infrared, and many more).  Learn more from this video.

Appropriate Grade Levels

K-2

3-5

6-8

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