Address the following TX Tech App TEKS through the use of robotics:
Creativity and Innovation:
1A) apply prior knowledge to develop new ideas, products, and processes.
1B) create original products using a variety of resources
1C) explore virtual environments, simulations, models, and programming languages to enhance learning.
1D) create and execute steps to accomplish a task
1E) evaluate and modify steps to accomplish a task
Communication and Collaboration:
2C) format digital information for a defined audience and communication medium
2D) select, store, and deliver products using a variety of media, formats, devices, and virtual environments.
Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making:
4A) identify what is known and unknown and what needs to be known regarding a problem and explain the steps to solve the problem
4D) collect, analyze, and represent data using tools such as programming languages, simulations, and models
5A) adhere to acceptable use policies reflecting appropriate behavior in a digital environment
5B) comply with acceptable digital safety rules, fair use guidelines, and copyright laws
5C) practice the responsible use of digital information regarding intellectual property
Technology operations and concepts:
6A) use appropriated terminology regarding basic hardware, software applications, programs, networking, virtual environments, and emerging technologies
6B) use appropriate digital tools and resources for storage, access, file management, collaboration, and designing solutions to problems
6C) perform basic software application functions, including opening an application and creating, modifying, printing, and saving files
6D) use a variety of input, output, and storage devices
6G) use the help feature online and in applications
Tutorials are designed to help students understand how to navigate through the EV3 software platform; aid in robotic builds; and basic programming, including the use of the sensors.