A quick mention, too, about ROBOKIND, which showed me a student robotics program intended for use with autistic students.
I sat for an eye-opening half hour with MILO, a robot that is so uncannily lifelike and appealing that describing it as:
“a socially advanced robot, whose proven effectiveness with learners with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is over 80 percent as opposed to the 3 percent for traditional therapy”
It was just one of numerous ‘ah ha’ moments I had at ISTE that has me ever more enthusiastic about the new horizons for educational success that technology continues to bring us at an accelerating pace.
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