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24/03 2011

Robotics: it is very simple

     

March 18, 2011, students and teachers of Odessa ORT school # 94 took part at the International exhibition-presentation of educational and training programs," Education and Development ", organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Odessa City Council and the City Department of Education and Science.

At the building of Odessa Morvokzal (Marine Passenger Terminal), a leading exhibition center in the region, the best secondary and higher educational institutions of the city, as well as members of foreign educational programs demonstrated their achievements.

And in such a representative environment students of the Odessa ORT School showed clearly how well they learned the innovative course "Fundamentals of Robotics. Working models of robots provoked great interest among visitors of all ages.

"It was very interesting to see the visitors' reaction when they saw our robots. The adults were amazed and asked me" Is it difficult? ". I explained that we teach it in class at school and everything is very simple, if you want to learn. My peers were jealous that we have such interesting subjects are taught. They asked whether it is possible for them to come to learn robotics, "- 7th grade student Vlad Dmitriev describes his experiences.

Odessa ORT School teachers acquainted visitors with the methods and the development of ORT in the introduction of the "Technology" course in secondary school, shared their experience of school teams participation at the Ukrainian and international competitions in Robotics.

As noted by the Director of ORT Resource Center of Odessa School Anna Michurina: "Participation in such exhibitions is very important for our school. We can not only show the methodology of teaching innovative courses developed by the ORT school teachers, that we often do during the training workshops, but to show our results to parents of potential students and professionals from other fields of education. We chose to present only one section of the "Technology course - Robotics, because this direction is developing intensively in our school. The students involved in the various competitions have many deserved victories, and it draws childrens and parents attention to the course".

      

Irina Silaeva, Program Manager, ANO "ORT"

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