Janika Leoste is an analyst in the Center of Excellence in Educational Innovation and a PhD student. As a robotics teacher-trainer for the last four years, Janika has been educating thousands of teachers about more than ten educational robotics platforms. In a experimental study lasting one school-year with more than 2000 students, she investigates, how educational robotics can be implemented in math lessons, and what are the teachers’ and students’ attitudes towards educational robotics as a learning tool.
Tobias Ley is a Professor of Learning Analytics and Educational Innovation at the School of Educational Sciences at Tallinn University. His research interest are in technology-enhanced learning and knowledge management, human computer and human information interaction, adaptive learning systems, collaborative knowledge building, and social computing. He received his PhD in Psychology and Knowledge Management from the University of Graz.
Maire Tuul is a lecturer of Mathematics and Didactics of Mathematics in Tallinn University. Her main fields of research are renewed learning environment and application of curriculum in pre-school child care institutions. For Maire it is important that future teachers would recognize the potential of robotics for bringing diversity to the learning process and that they could expediently use modern technical means. She received her PhD in Educational Sciences from Tallinn University.
Tiia Õun is an Associate Professor at Tallinn University School of Educational Sciences and Acting Director of the School of Educational Sciences. She received her PhD in Educational Sciences from Tallinn University.