Roamer as a Tool of Culture

Catlin, D.  Smith, J.L. Morrison, K. (2012) Using Educational Robots as Tools of Cultural Expression: A Report on a Project with Indigenous Communities

A paper presented at the RiE2012 3rd International Conference on Robotics in Education 13 – 15 September 2012 Prague,  Czech Republic

This paper reports on the use of educational robots with indigenous people.  It shows how effective educational robots are at providing tools of self expression and act as a bridge between the modern world and the traditions of Native peoples.

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NAEYC Nov 7th to 10th 2012

2012 NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo Atlanta Georgia: November 7th to 10th 2012. Kate Highfield will be showing Roamer as part of the Tech on Deck Playroom hosted by a collaboration of national early childhood technology organizations, including Early Childhood Technology Network. It’s free to attend and designed to be a hub for early childhood technology at the conference in Atlanta.

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