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Posted By christina On November 7, 2018

eSchoolNews: 3 Ways to Tell Stories with Robots

See Amanda Puerto ‘s article describing her use of the KIBO robot with her young learners at the KID Museum in Maryland. She uses storytelling to help introduce programming concepts and a hands-on way to teach them coding and robotics.

She shares three different ways educators can make that powerful connection among kids, robots, and narrative:
1) Start with a book that grounds the concepts of the lesson.
2) Adapt a personal timeline.
3) Bring maps to life.

See the full eSchoolNews article.

Posted By christina On November 5, 2018

Educational Tech Videos: Holiday Gift Ideas

The KIBO robot is included in their recap of favorite devices to help support computational thinking, coding, and making. See the full article.

Posted By christina On November 1, 2018

Adventure Moms DC: 2018 Adventure Gift Guide

We are thrilled that KIBO was reviewed and included in their 2018 Adventure Gift Guide. The review reads in part: “We first saw KIBO at KIDFest and loved how easy it was for young people to pick it up and start experimenting with coding. The KIBO demo carpet was covered with kids who were very Read More

Posted By christina On October 26, 2018

TechRepublic: STEM and STEAM Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

KIBO, the fun and playful educational robot toy, is included in TechRepublic’s STEM and STEAM holiday gift guide for kids! We are thrilled to be in the company of such other great STEM holiday gift ideas! See the full guide.

Posted By christina On October 3, 2018

EdTech Digest: How Robots Bring a Sense of Play to STEAM Education

Mike Marks, founder and chief roboticist of TSC Robotics, shares his keys to unlocking the creative problem-solver in learners of all ages with coding and robotics, including KIBO. Mike recommends the following steps teachers can take to make the most of their robot-enhanced lessons: 1) Combine planning and “tinker time.” 2) Choose tech that’s portable, Read More