Inside Robotics

Inside Robotics

by Monica Burch

Paperback(2nd ed.)

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After picking up her son from a playdate where he spent the whole time inside on a gaming console, Monica, whose son had challenges with schoolwork, decided it was time to make a change. Her son had dysgraphia, tons of energy, trouble focusing – and yet, he was reading three grade levels above his current grade. She decided it was time to add her own enrichment.

Over time, Monica developed her project-based curriculum for her own sons into a business, where she has taught after-school and summer classes for kids ages five to fourteen. This is a book that contains a proven sample of easy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) projects using Robotics.

The projects are fun, hands-on, and not difficult to accomplish. For parents, this book is about adding enrichment to your child’s education, whether or not they qualify for gifted and talented programming at school. It is an ideal way to spend time as a family, collaborate and create, have some fun, and get to know the person your child is becoming.

Monica’s goal with this book was to give every kid the exposure to a fun STEM program. This book combines The Iggulden, “The Dangerous Book for Boys” with Kathy Ceceri “Robotics” – all the while using ROBOTIX® from as the foundation for enrichment learning.

It is also a foundation book schools can use to easily enhance their curriculum by adding a fun STEM program across grade levels. It is an excellent book for any youth leader to start a before or after school enrichment program or even a robotics club in their school or organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990871347
Publisher: Impresa Books
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.21(d)
Age Range: 5 - 12 Years

About the Author

Monica has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from The University of Alabama. She specialized in Power and worked with such companies as Gulf Power, Salt River Project and Colorado UTE for Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). Later, she worked as a software engineer and worked with companies such as Dow Jones and Merrill Lynch. She has always loved Engineering and decided to share that love with kids. She started ConstructU.
ConstructU offers fun, "hands-on" team building sessions, workshops and one-on-one sessions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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