iRobot Coding Support

FAQs

What is Learning Level 1?

Learning Level 1 uses drag-and-drop, graphical blocks to teach the fundamental logic skills of coding. No reading skills are required for this level.

What is Learning Level 2?

Learning Level 2 builds computational fluency with hybrid blocks that feature a mixture of graphics and coding script.

What is Learning Level 3?

Learning Level 3 uses full-text code to teach the structure and syntax of professional coding languages, including the powerful and intuitive Swift.

Can I translate my projects across Learning Levels?

Yes! The iRobot Coding platform harnesses the power of auto-level conversion to translate code between all three Learning Levels.

How do I find activities to use with the iRobot Coding platform?

You may visit our learning library to discover hours of coding and STEM activities. Premium content modeled after educational standards is also available on a subscription-basis.

Device compatibility and connecting with robots

How do I connect the iRobot Coding platform with my Root coding robot?


To connect the iRobot® Coding platform with your Root® coding robot, visit the project editor and click on the robot symbol next to the project's name. This will prompt your device to search for the robot. Make sure that your robot is turned on.

In order to connect to the Root® coding robot using the iRobot® Coding platform, your device requires Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and a supported browser such as Chrome or Edge.

What operating systems does iRobot Coding support?

The iRobot® Coding platform is compatible with devices running most major, up-to-date operating systems, including Android, Windows, Chrome OS, iOS and macOS.