We have been writing algorithms to control the Beebots. We worked in pairs and used the instruction cards: forward, backward, right turn and left turn. The cards helped us think through our ideas and plan carefully. The fakebots (paper Beebots) helped us work-through our algorithm before testing with the actual Beebots.
It was good to work with a partner to share ideas
Working out the turns was tricky
Some of us laid the cards on the digit to help our thinking
What a good idea! Copying on the digit card with the fakebot as the Beebot moved along...
Lots of turns to think through in the digit 5
Good ideas spread!