The RIDE project

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Robotics for the Inclusive Development of Atypical and Typical Children

Within this research program, we aim to develop and test a modular matrix which helps teachers and children through robotics, supporting the development of skills in the children age range 6-14 years.
The learning materials will be developed through this three-year project, involving several european institutions, merging their professional experience.
The modular matrix will include 10 texts with their documentations. They are aimed at building and developing computational and cognitive skills. Ideas and inspirations, teacher guides and teacher training programmes will be developed on different fields. Both typical and atypical developing children will be involved according to the inclusive perspective of learning.

Cooperative partners:


Co-operants of development:

Co-operants of testing:

During the collaboration, all partners participate to the project with their own knowledge and experience.

The universities (ELTE and UNIBZ) provide the development of the learning materials, the several developmental fields related to scientific background, and test the learning materials through scientifically-based methodologies.

The companies work on teaching robotics and developing learning materials (Abacusan and Interonline). In the knowledge of the widespread potential of ArTeC robotics, they provide the project with their experience about product development, project management, and practical development of teacher education.

The schools (Meixner, Comenius, SF Nicolae) take part in the testing of the produced materials. Moreover, they help by providing feedback on the learning materials and teacher training, as well as in the communication between their groups of children actively participating in the project.

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