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Exploring Digital Games with HaloCode

Exploring Digital Games with HaloCode

$180.00

Grades 5-8 | Awaken the powers of creativity as students create wearable art and digital games with HaloCode using “hands-on, minds-on” scaffolded challenges that immerse students in coding and engineering.

HaloCode is a small, yet powerful wireless single board computer perfect for fun educational projects.

Students will…

  • Create Games and discover an excitement for CS and Engineering, improve teamwork, problem solving, and computational thinking abilities
  • Learn to Code with Scratch at any skill level on: Chromebook, Android, IOs, PC, or Mac
  • Interact with a broad selection of sensors
Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 5 × 5 in

Overview

Inspire young people with interactive experiences and proven lessons.

Empower your students to take part in the discovery of science, technology, engineering, and math using the HaloCode STEM Lab pack. HaloCode is an excellent educational robot for beginners, making teaching and learning programming simple and fun. Combined with our standards-aligned curriculum and expert support, we make it easy for you to create a Robotics STEM Elective Course or teach a Unit in a Science, Math, or Computer Science class.

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STEM Solutions

For Busy Teachers

Save time in lesson prep with standards-aligned, easy to teach lessons created by teachers for teachers.

Gain helpful STEM and CS tips and techniques through live or virtual PD sessions with our experts.

Tailored for your timeframe: Camp, after-school, or inclass with 6 to 40 hrs of hands-on activities

You can count on our support team for technical and lesson planning assistance when you need it.

Integrate robot technology to engage in coding and engineering.

Equipped with the latest tech, sensors and parts; HaloCode is designed for education.

With the right tools, any teacher can be a STEM teacher.​

Exploring Robotics curricula can be used by any Math, Science, CS, STEM teacher, media specialist, camp director, or club educator. Start easily with a STEM Lab Pack that includes everything needed for success.

Easy to implement while still meeting academic standards.

Science

Apply physical science concepts, engage in scientific inquiry, and perform data analysis.

Technology

Create and test programs in projects combining hardware and software with variables, loops, and conditionals.

Engineering

Collaborate, communicate, and create innovative designs using the Engineering Design Process.

Mathematics

Reason abstractly while solving multi-step real world problems and algorithms.

“A lot of these kids are so excited about STEM and want to take it further. They are excited about having something that they can do. They can all participate because of the accessibility.”

– Andrea Huff, Career & STEM Academy Director, Barr-Reeve Community Schools

Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Laying out the foundation, this curriculum overview will walk you through the concept of the course, overall pedagogy, and how it can be implemented in your classroom.

Sample Lesson

HaloCode lessons will engage your students, utilize the engineering design process, and encourage teamwork through fun challenges.

Syllabus

This syllabus will provide you with an in-depth look into the sequencing and pacing of instruction for this course. The time frame can always be adjusted to fit your schedule, with 5 to 30+ hours of activities – Just contact us!

Specifications

Compatibility

Computer, Tablet, Phone (macOS / Windows / iOS / Android)

Measurements

.04 in diameter | .02 lb

Programmable modules

12 RGB LED, Motion Sensor, Microphone, Programmable Button, 4 Touch Sensors (I/O Pins)

Power Supply

AAA Battery

Manufacturer

Makeblock

Processor

Core: Xtensa dual-core 32-bit XL6 microporcessor, CPU clock speed with 240Mhz

Coding Languages

Can be controlled with Block-based programming langugage, or Python

Professional Development

Your Personalized Support.

Looking for ways to support your staff with STEM related skills? EdforTech offers virtual professional development for K-12 educators. We bring innovative professional development to your district with customized workshops. We’ll start working with you from the beginning, offering 3 to 4 hours of hands-on direct instruction via video conferencing. Through interactive learning and proven classroom strategies, we deliver professional development that improves STEM outcomes. We’ll show you exciting ways to keep students engaged, help refine STEM teaching skills and gain confidence in your delivery methods.

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