WYCKOFF, NJ — Students in Wyckoff faculties will be capable to step into the sneakers of a robotics engineer, due to a $20,000 donation from the Wyckoff Education Foundation, District Superintendent Kerry Postma mentioned.
Elementary college students can have entry to new robotics instruments that may embrace programmable robots, comparable to Bee-Bot, and Dash and Dot, and in addition LEGO robotics, Postma mentioned.
“Students will build and program their robots to perform tasks and overcome obstacles,” she mentioned.
Also, because of the “generosity” of the muse, she mentioned, new augmented actuality / digital actuality headsets in center faculty school rooms will open doorways for college students to study the advantages of that software program.
“Possibilities range from exploring space, to visiting historical landmarks, interacting with sea creatures that live on the ocean floor, and more,” Postma mentioned.
Support from the muse, Postma mentioned, funded grant proposals for the interactive instruments that had been submitted by expertise lecturers in every of the 5 Wyckoff faculties. She added that the contribution will present college students with “sophisticated and personalized learning opportunities that will bring content to life and prepare them for the future.”
“We value the support of (the foundation) and all of our parent partners as we continue our pursuit of excellence here in the Wyckoff schools,” the district mentioned on its web site.