(Fox News) An Iranian schoolteacher has innovated an amusing way of encouraging young children to say their daily prayers — robotics.
Akbar Rezaie, 27, attended private robotics classes and learned to develop and assemble customized humanoid robots.
He teaches the Quran to boys and girls at Alborz elementary school in the town of Varamin, 35 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Tehran.
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A Western dancing and singing doll first sparked in his mind the idea of building a local robot to present religious practice to his students.