Educational Robotics to Improve Mathematical and Metacognitive Skills

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Abstract

This paper describes the use of robotic kits as tools in developing mathematical and metacognitive skills, as the planning, reasoning and problem solving capabilities in youngstudents. A sample of 30 students involved in an extracurricular laboratory based on robotics activities (10 meetings; three hours each, once a week). Quantitative and qualitative data showed that robotics activities may be intended as a new metacognitive environment that allows students to improve the attitude in mathematics, or increase the propensity to reflect on themselves and on their own learning, and higher-level control components, such as forecasting, planning, monitoring and evaluation exercises and problems related to implementation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-75
Number of pages6
JournalANNUAL REVIEW OF CYBERTHERAPY AND TELEMEDICINE
Volume15
Publication statusPublished - 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)

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