Bomberbot offers a blended learning approach that helps teachers without prior programming experience to teach programming in a fun and easy way.
Children practice a wide variety of 21st century skills through logical reasoning tasks in the virtual world. Service includes support materials for educators.
Bomberbot is mainly for children aged 8 to 14. The product works in a browser and is best suited for individual learning.
A student-centered tool for practicing scripting, coding and computational thinking through doing.
The analytics tool for the educator to keep up with the student's progress.
The support materials for educators are well designed to match the needs of classroom usage.
The pedagogy is based on autonomous and active problem solving.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.