Dot and Dash are coding robots that can be used by elementary and secondary learners. The robots travel in centimeter increments and can make turns of various degrees. Dot can be programmed to make sounds, change colors, and control the functions of Dash. Dash moves and can be programmed to complete various tasks.
Lesson and Resource Requests from Teacher Friends:
Getting Started with Teacher Buy-in Slides- Getting Started with Dash
3rd Grade Health- Health and Coding- Resource Doc
Use butcher paper or a poster maker to create a mat. Provide each student in the group with one or more “prompts.” The goal is for them to program Dash to travel to the correct answer. Bonus! Have students program Dash to make a sound, movement, and/or light pattern when they have landed on the correct response.
- Force and Motion
- Organisms and Environment
- The World Around Us