Once Upon a Time: Retelling Stories With Robots in Early Elementary Classrooms
Explore and create : Creation lab
Sunday, November 29, 9:15–10:05 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Dr. Suzy Cox Dr. Krista Ruggles
Learn about how robots can be used to support students’ ability to retell stories in a format that is not only engaging but builds deeper comprehension.
|Audience:||Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty, Library media specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS
Tablet: Android, iOS
|Subject area:||Language arts, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Additional detail:||Session recorded for video-on-demand|
|Related exhibitors:||Ozobot, Wonder Workshop|
Participants will understand how robots (Dash, Ozobot, Finch, Code & Go Mouse, Botley) can facilitate students’ engagement in retelling.
The introductory presentation will provide:
• An overview of current research on retelling and the impact of incorporating technology in ELA.
• Examples of how technologies are currently being used to support retelling in local elementary schools.
• An introduction to multiple robots that can be used to retell stories.
• An opportunity to brainstorm and share other ways to integrate robotics.
Common Core ELA Standards
Key Ideas and Details:
With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events