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human robocopsThe mash-up of different technologies, such as robotics, 3D printing and programming, results in big changes in education. Organizations emulate the approach of Play-i, which is crowdfunding its robot Yana (which stands for “you are not alone”). An interactive iPad app teaches kids to program the robot to perform simple tasks. The objective is to make kids the creators and directors, not just the consumers, of technology. Over time, kids will build their own complex tasks and moves for the robots and share them with the broader Play-i community.

 

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