On the Edge of Chaos

Robots in the Classroom
  • Steve V. Coxon
Part of the Advances in Creativity and Giftedness book series (ACAG, volume 25)


Robot is a term first coined in 1920 by Czech playwright Karel Capek from the Czech word for forced labor, robota (James & Leon, n.d.). Although once only a playwright’s fancy, today’s robots labor around the world and beyond, and they are playing increasingly important roles in society. Robots are autonomous machines that respond with motor movements to input from the external world through sensors in accordance with computer programs.


Spatial Ability Student Thinking Traditional Classroom Gifted Student Video Game Addiction 
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