Help students identify strategies for splitting their attention between their code and their robots to help them monitor their code’s effects.

  • It’s hard to properly debug a program when you are not aware of how the code directly impacts the robot, but you have to watch the robot to determine if it behaves the desired way.
  • One way to work around this is to use speech synthesizer programs, so a robot can tell you exactly what the robot will do - or is supposed to do - next.
  • Here are two examples using a speech synthesizer:

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Interview with Henry Walker