In episode two of the podcast Teachers’ Voices, Nina Alonso speaks to Willem Frankenhuis, an expert specialising in social and cognitive skills that might be enhanced in harsh and unpredictable environments. Nina also hears powerful stories from Nadia Lopez, Mike Wamaya, and Deborah Soria, who each support children’s learning in adverse conditions. Listen here.
Social robots that interact with children and teach 21st century skills are the missing link in educational technology, writes Goren Gordon. Cute, highly expressive robots programmed for social interaction can promote curiosity, creativity, and collaboration. Read the article here.