EaRL Coding Robot by Hope Education
He came from outer space; he has the cutest smile; and he is ready to help KS1 and KS2 teachers teach coding like pros! EaRL Coding Robot from Hope Education was designed by coding education specialists and he is the perfect programming resource for children and teachers taking their first steps in their coding journey.
You and your pupils will be quick to fall in love with this floor robot; his colourful lights and sounds help to provide a multi-sensory experience for pupils as well as teach the basics of computational thinking and programming. You can even record your own sounds for EaRL to playback.
Teaching coding robotics can feel overwhelming, but EaRL comes with learning resources to guide you through programming lessons. Pupils begin by coding EaRL directly using the buttons on top of his shell. Then they can move on to programming EaRL remotely via USB from a computer using Scratch. He is perfect for nurturing the future engineers, coders and programmers in your classroom!
• EaRL’s transparent shell lets pupils see his mechanics and make connections between input (pressing the buttons) and output (what he does).
• Communicate individualised messages for pupils in your class; provide phonics sounds; or give instructions for the lesson via EaRL by recording your own sounds.
• Compatible with Scratch meaning progression is simple, free and provides real-life coding context for young programmers.
• Take EaRL. on epic journeys around the classroom with a 250-step program memory.
• Suitable for learners as young as 3.