The Sunburst Digital company offers Wonder Workshop. This STEM based program, enhances K – 5 learners. Dash and Dot robots Dash and Dot robots provided an opportunity for students to learn coding, problem solving, and creative thinking. Lessons were directly connected to the RPS curriculum. Dash and Dot provided an opportunity for purposeful hands on and sensory play as students worked collaboratively to create solutions. Furthermore, students coded robots and persevered through challenging problems which they solved creatively.
“Students use a variety of technologies within a design process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions,” (ISTE Student Standards). Students made connections between the curriculum work they accomplished with their robots and real world problems, learned to ask significant questions to further their learning, and answered these questions creatively. “Students will communicate clearly and express themselves creatively,” (ISTE Student Standards), as they work collaboratively to find solutions.