Texas STEM Conference

CS for All through WeTeachCS.org and CS4TX.org

Bee-Bots Dancing to bring “Computer Science For All” to young learners

Texas STEM ConferenceDallas January 2017
Bee-Bot Presentation Slides and Handouts

Psyche Mission – Finding Hidden Figures … Exploring Spatial Skills

Practice math skills by coding a floor robot with 4 simple commands. Building Connections & Understanding + Real-world Application is a mathematics practice to prepare students to use patterns and relationships. Bee-Bots can help build those connections! Come Dance with the Bees and see how you can use these and other unplugged activities to build computational thinking skills in the lower grades.

People often ask me if I know the secret of success and if I could tell others how to make their dreams come true. My answer is, you do it by working. I suppose my formula might be: dream, diversity – and never miss an angle. – Walt Disney “The Quotable … it was all started by a mouse.”

Activities on codemathTEKS to give you 90 degrees angles to build diversity and dreams in your classroom.

Fish in a Tank Video by Young Verse
– If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree …

Bee-Bots Dancing to Bring CS For All

Music – Art – Dancing Lessons

  1. Dancing with the Bees 2007
  2. Robotic Spelling BeeI Love CS Fun.
  3. Bees Need Flowers – Plant a Seed Unplugged
  4. Unplugged Code.org Happy Mats and Move IT, Move IT
  5. Plugged Code.org Bee Sequence
  6. Free Bee-Bot App on I-Tunes
  7. Lot of ideas on the Turtle Talk Logo Newsletter
  8. Learn More: Spring Branch ISD Bee-Bots PD

 Bee-Bot Activities Using Design Model

Part of doing good research is sharing what you have learned with other scientists. That is how science progressesIt was two lovable Hollywood stars (R2D2 and C3PO) that served as enduring and endearing AI inspirations for Cindy. It was HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey that inspired her mentor, Rodney Brooks, to study artificial intelligence (AI). “Robo World – the story of robot Designer Cynthia Breazeal by Jordan D. Brown 2005

It is YOU who can inspire the next Designer.

Decompose Time – Kids need baby steps!
Give time for Brain Breaks – Go Noodle

WTCS PD Overview


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