The Four C’s of Education

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According to ISTE, the four C’s of education are Communication, Critical Thinking, Collaboration and Creativity. This is 2017 learning, where students will not just be passive consumers of technology but actually understand why and how things work and how to make effective use of technology and enhance one’s learning. These four C’s are more apparent in the academy than mentioned. … Read More

Innovate Academy conducts STEM workshops in Mauritius

adminCoding, Educational Robotics, Government STEM projects, Innovate Academy Events, Robotics

Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy is proud to have been invited by the Mauritius Government to conduct STEM workshops for kids and keynote presentations to the public. Innovate Academy was invited to conduct keynotes on STEM education at the largest InfoTech show held in early December 2016. It was truly an enjoyable occasion to be able to bring our expertise … Read More

Innovate VEX IQ Challenge – Crossover

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On 17 October, Innovate Technology and Robotics Competitions held a VEX IQ Robotics Challenge with the latest game, Crossover. Under a minute, teams had to play the Crossover game and take as many of the Hex balls over to the other side and stash it into the racks and eventually mount the bridge and balance it together with the other … Read More

STEM Education at Robotics Academy

adminCoding, Educational Robotics, Engineering mechanisms, Lego Mindstorms EV3, Robotics, Robotics Incursions, Robotics Teacher Professional Development, STEAM Education, STEM Education, Teacher Professional Development, Technology programs for kids in Melbourne, Technology Programs for Teens, Vex IQ Robotics, Vex IQ Robotics Competition, Vex Robotics

Term 2 Robotics Academy programs came to an end last week and we are finishing up our school robotics programs this week. What can we say except that it has been such a fantastic term, more than the photos can tell! Our students did Australia proud by emerging 3rd position in the World Championships, our school and public academy programs … Read More

Launch of Tech Summer School 2016

admin3D Printing, Autodesk, Coding, Educational Robotics, Electronics for students in Melbourne, General, Holiday Programs for Teens, Holiday Programs in Melbourne, Robot Virtual Worlds, STEM Education, Technology programs for kids in Melbourne, Technology Programs for Teens

With the focus on coding, robotics and bringing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) education to the young, Innovate Tech Camps presents Tech Summer School 2016. After a successful launch of new robots in the Young Inventor and Young Explorer modules and using sensational 3D blocks which connect vertically and horizontally, we are bringing some similar modules back after receiving … Read More

From The Student Journals Part 2

adminClassroom Projects, Coding, Coding for girls, Educational Robotics, General, Robotics In The Classroom, Robotics Incursions, STEM Education, Student Journals

In the past four weeks, I have learnt how to control robots with a controller and also the physical and virtual robot. The coding is difficult to start with but once you understand, you get your head around it and begin to understand how it all works. I have learnt to have patience when the robot won't do what I … Read More

From The Student Journals Part 1

adminClassroom Projects, Coding, Coding for girls, Educational Robotics, General, Robotics In The Classroom, Robotics Incursions, Student Journals

Robotics is very enjoyable and nothing like what I thought it was going to be, which was interesting. It was great to see what people do in the world championships. I think robotics is not scary but it was very hard and challenging, but that was one of the good things about doing robotics – you challenge yourself. I am … Read More