Robots give students a real-world math education

05/25/2009 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The problem-solving techniques that students use in robotics competitions may help inspire greater interest in math, educators and students say. "When we put students in a classroom, we isolate them from authentic practices," said a California Polytechnic-Pomona educator who developed the program. "People in the real world don't do book reports or fill out work sheets."

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