Author Archives: Sophie Pell

New Year Giveaway

As the new year rolls in and you begin to prepare for the next semester of teaching, why not treat your classroom to new resources!   In collaboration with Sumdog,...

Debugging: How to keep bugs where they belong…in the garden

You’ve spent ages writing a brilliant piece of code, are excited to start running it, press ‘start’ and… nooooo – your code does something completely different or maybe doesn’t even…

Learning Social Rules from a Social Robot

Traditional school settings can be demanding for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). From loud school bells to confusing social signals, these uncontrollable environments can create huge challenges for…

Jump into CSEdWeek with Marty the Robot

We’re approaching one of our favourite times of the year...no not Christmas…Computer Science Education Week! Whilst we do love a bit of Christmas cheer at Robotical, CSEdWeek is the real...

Terrified of Technology: Overcome your Fear of Classroom Technology

Halloween is fast approaching and I’m sure you know what that means…you’re in for a frightful week! Whilst we can’t stop the witches, ghosts or werewolves giving you a fright,…

STEM-Related Careers for Children

Is your child interested in pursuing a STEM career? STEM, a term used to group together the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, is a continuously evolving sector…

Introducing Marty Blocks Jr

Our first block-based coding program for children as young as five What is MartyBlocks Jr? Based on ScratchJr, we developed an introductory programming language which uses Marty the Robot to…

Are Robot farmers the perfect “comrade” in the war against climate change?

The effects of climate change are far-reaching and have been felt by humans and every animal species across the world. The agricultural sector, as a whole, is particularly vulnerable to…

Robotical’s Helpful Guide to Sourcing Suitable STEM Funding

Incorporating STEM activities into your school’s curriculum can provide extensive benefits to students, allowing them to gain a range of skills, including, but not limited to problem solving, teamwork and…

Back To School Giveaway

Can you believe that the start of the school year is right around the corner? Well do we have good news for you – we have your school essentials covered!…