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Posted By KinderLab Robotics On November 7, 2016

Views from the Classroom: STREAM Education

KIBO has found a home in every kind of school and informal educational setting we can think of, including many schools where religious education is a core mission. Within religious education, educators have recently begun expanding the familiar acronyms STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and STEAM (which adds Art) to talk about STREAM, adding the “R” to represent religion. For these teachers and their students, STREAM brings the hands-on, experiential, and creative learning of STEAM to the study of the historical, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of kids’ religious heritages. And many teachers have found that KIBO, with its emphasis on expression and individualization, is a perfect fit for STREAM teaching techniques.
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Posted By KinderLab Robotics On December 13, 2015

Tips from the Classroom: Dan Riles on Introducing KIBO

Introducing a new technology to the classroom is an exciting opportunity, but it can be daunting. What are the most engaging and most productive ways to introduce new elements — like KIBO — to students? At KinderLab we are big advocates of allowing kids as much freedom to explore and follow their own curiosity as Read More

Posted By KinderLab Robotics On October 18, 2015

Arts and Engineering with #KIBOCostume

Halloween is coming, and KIBO loves to dress up! With a costume, KIBO can become a character in any story. Share your KIBO Costumes with hashtag #KIBOCostume. Decorating KIBO engages kids with both engineering and arts. Designing a costume lets kids express their imagination, while actually constructing and attaching the costume directly to KIBO or Read More

Posted By KinderLab Robotics On June 24, 2015

School’s out for the summer: Keep ‘em coding

It’s summertime and the living is easy. But if you’re like us, you want to make sure your children have fun, are occupied and never stop learning! Whether you’ve enrolled them in summer camps, day care, or will be at home with them – KIBO is a perfect fit. Created after more than fifteen years of child development and learning Read More

Posted By KinderLab Robotics On June 23, 2015

Blog poll: Do you use robotics in teaching STEM or STEAM?