Using bee-bots in language classrooms: designing authentic learning opportunities in preschool (research-oriented)
14:00 - 14:45
USING BEE-BOTS IN LANGUAGE CLASSROOMS: DESIGNING AUTHENTIC LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN PRESCHOOL
This presentation will discuss the use of Bee-bots (infants’ robots) in English as a foreign language tasks in a preschool setting, (5-6 year olds). Taking a multimodal focus, the research analysis will highlight the learning affordances of ‘hands-on’ technology in transdisciplinary, contextualized tasks with very young language learners.