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Mini-robots challenge young programmers

 

 Thanks to a mini-grant from the Neshaminy Education Foundation last year, Albert Schweitzer Elementary School is home to some of the most adorable mini-robots you’ve ever seen, and they’re teaching students there computer programming, teamwork and problem-solving skills. Under the direction of Library Media Specialist Yazmine Adamson, students in the Academic Enrichment program are participating in a worldwide online competition to write code for Dash and Dot robots in iPads. The motorized mini-bots respond to programs created by the students, who must have the robots complete various tasks.