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Tagged With: beebots

Helping in Year 1 @RRIS

This week some of the Digital Leaders visited a Year 1 class to see how they were getting on with the Bee Bots!  They were most impressed how much the children knew and took the opportunity to pass on some tips 🙂

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Unboxing Gifts @RRIS

All the Digital Leaders were very excited to take delivery of some packages and couldn’t wait to find out what was inside!  They certainly weren’t disappointed as we received some amazing things for our Beebots – mats, cards, jackets, reader and microscope!  We can’t wait to give them all a go after half term.  The … Continue reading »

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Debugging with Blue-Bots @RRIS

This week the Digital Leaders have been supporting children in their own class with using our new Blue-Bots to write and debug algorithms.  We used cards to write the algorithm and followed the steps as the Bluebot moved to check for bugs.  We then programmed the Blue-Bots again when we found a bug.  Some children managed … Continue reading »

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Blue-Bots Arrive! @RRIS

There was much excitement today as a big box arrived for the Digital Leaders! What could it be? A fantastic set of 6 Blue-Bots and charging dock from our very kind friends at TTS. They saw us on stage at The Bett Show in January using our Bee-Bots and thought they would send us some … Continue reading »

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Our Presentation @BETT2016

What an amazing day! 22 excited Digital Leaders with their parents and carers travelled to London for the day to take part in a presentation at the ExCel Centre.  Lots of people had to get up early to catch the train or start their car journey.  Everyone made sure they had some lunch before the … Continue reading »

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Getting to Grips with Gadgets @RRIS

It’s been a busy couple of weeks with the new Rec Road Radio station taking up lots of our time – but it is well worth it 🙂 If you haven’t tuned in yet, go and have a listen to our podcasts now 🙂 We are very excited to announce that we have been asked … Continue reading »

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Supporting Reception with Beebots @RRIS

Some Reception children joined us this week to find out all about Beebots and how to program them. They worked on a one-to-one basis with a Digital leader and by the end of the session were ready to go back and show their own class. “It was a double thumbs up session – I loved … Continue reading »

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Designing Beebot Jackets @RRIS

This week we have been designing jackets for the beebots! We used Textease paint and added clipart to the templates – we think they look great and know that everyone is going to love them. “It was quite hard colouring them in on the computer and not go outside the lines.” Max “Once I had … Continue reading »

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More Beebots @RRIS

After spending last week exploring how a beebot worked and how we could use cards to write an algorithm, this week we worked out routes for our beebots, getting them to the honey pots!  We then got in to teams and raced against each other – some of the routes were really difficult and had … Continue reading »

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Beebot Algorithms @RRIS

This week we were excited to get our new beebots and we were using direction cards to write algorithms.  We then got in pairs and extended our algorithms and decided to program them all to do the same dance!  We all had great fun and are going to show the rest of our classes how … Continue reading »

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