COVID-19 pandemic has changed our world and has impacted almost every aspect of our daily life. Our workplace, schools, universities…etc. are now partially or fully closed due to the pandemic.
In fact, it affected nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries and all continents. School closures and other learning spaces have affected 94 percent of the global student population, up to 99 percent in low- and low-middle-income countries.
Amid this crisis, educational institutions have sought a relatively effective alternative to cope with the situation through online classes. However, online education seems to be only the scaffoldings of many innovations in our traditional education systems.
For instance, The implementation of telepresence and educational robots has limited the fear of being exposed to contaminated environments.
Educational robots have emerged to protect children from any dangerous interactions that may occur at school or kindergarten. These charming artificial intelligent robots offer a simple approach to learning that is also enjoyable for youngsters.
Educational robots also allow students of all ages to become familiar with and deepen their knowledge of robotics and programming while learning other cognitive skills at the same time.
Smart telepresence educational robot SIFROBOT-5.1 is particularly dedicated to young learners. It can be bend in multiple educational scenarios, such as Kids interaction and education, storytelling, etc.
Furthermore, the intelligent educational robot can work as a robotic tutor, in which it is useful in satisfying kids’ curiosity by answering their questions on any topic of their choice.
To sum up, Educational Robots play a vital role in reducing panic and terror created by the New Coronavirus COVID-19, since it works as a domestic tutor that has no contamination risks over anyone. Most importantly, it helps children and young students with particular requirements to develop their own personal learning experience, accessing information and educational content through a “tailor-made” path.
Education during COVID-19
Disclaimer: The information provided in this article are for explanatory purposes only. SIFSOF is not responsible neither for the misuse nor for the wrong or random use of the robots.