Tips for winning the Maze Rescue Challenge at Robocup Junior
This weekend, we — Elnaz and Emily — were judges at Robocup Junior Queensland for the Rescue Challenges. We oversaw two divisions: the Line Follow Rescue, and the Maze Rescue. Last year we gave you tips and tricks for the Line Follow Rescue Challenge; this year, the Maze Rescue Challenge was a new addition to Robocup Junior. From having watched many teams compete at many Maze Challenges, here are our tips and tricks for winning in 2018.
Tips and tricks to win Robocup Junior 2019
It is never too early to start planning for next year’s Robocup Junior competition. There are three competition types at Robocup Junior: Dance, Soccer and Rescue.
Coding Kids Regional Tour
Coding Kids has been travelling around regional Queensland, delivering coding and robotics workshops for students, as well as professional development workshops for teachers. We had the chance to visit nine different locations: Thursday Island Longreach Mt Isa Ingham Cairns Rockhampton Bundaberg Kingaroy Gympie Noosa Thargomindah…
Robots are coming to Longreach!
Join Coding Kids Longreach for National Science Week 2018! The office of the Queensland Chief Scientist is hosting the inaugural STEM Pop-up in Longreach for National Science Week 2018. With over 1000 participants expected to attend, 2 days of workshops will be held across 7…
Free teacher tools
Are you a primary school teacher? Are you a primary school Head of Curriculum? Are you looking at how to easily introduce digital technologies, coding and robotics at your school? We have two free teacher tools for you. Implement Digital Technologies now 11 tips to…
FAQs on our robotics courses
Micro-controllers, robots, & drones Welcome to our world of robots! We have so much in store with our suite of robotics courses. What are robots exactly? Well they can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, traditional-looking robots with camera eyes and microphone ears,…
This year’s Robotronica at the Queensland University of Technology revealed some of the latest developments and trends within the field of robotics. Elnaz gives her account of the event, where she bore witness to a variety of demonstrations, workshops, games, and discussions that were informative, inspiring, and surprising in many ways!
Programming Pepper, the friendly humanoid robot
This week at the Pepper Studio, in Brisbane, we held a 5 day Pepper workshop. In this workshop, the kids learned how to use Choregraphe software to create programs for Pepper with both drag and drop code and python.
Integrate the new Digital Technologies subject into your classroom
Integrating the new Digital Technologies into your already choc-a-bloc class timetable can be tricky.
The Digital Technologies curriculum has now become mandatory in Queensland state schools. The remaining Australian states will soon follow. The Digital Technologies curriculum is not a stand alone subject, it is to be integrated into current curriculum subjects.