Posted By KinderLab Robotics On January 19, 2018
Katie Blagden, one of our customers from the Ayers Ryal Side Elementary School in Beverly, MA, participated in the THE Journal article about acquiring funding for coding products. Read on to learn ideas on how to fund your KIBO purchase! In the case of the school in Beverly, they were able to use funds acquired by the PTO.
“KIBO robots do not require any sort of computer connection, which is great for students and great for the school budget.”
Be sure to check out the list of grants and funding sources at the end of the article for additional ideas.
Read the full article.
Posted By KinderLab Robotics On January 10, 2018
Scientific American: Connecting Kindergartners and Coding without a Screen in the World of Unstructured Play
This article in Scientific American is about a Kindergartners experience playing with KIBO. The article delves into the actual use of KIBO, from opening up the product to the excitement the child had playing and coding with KIBO! “The kindergartner was so excited when her giant chain of commands worked that she danced around the Read More
Posted By KinderLab Robotics On January 1, 2018
Reviewed Parenting: 12 incredible STEM toys that every child will want. Fun (and learning) for kids of all ages!
See the recent review of KIBO (#5 in the list) to read what the reviewer throught of KIBO. “Our experience: Mitch Roseberg, Co-founder of KinderLab Robotics (the makers of KIBO), told me that the motivation behind creating KIBO was to encourage all kids to become STEM-literate by making robotics and programming universally accessible and fun: Read More
Posted By KinderLab Robotics On December 28, 2017
The Edvocate asked 106 education experts to answer one question: “What are your thoughts on the future of education?” Our own Marina Bers was one of the 106 experts asked to weigh in. Her response: “The future of education depends on engaging our youngest learners as creators with technology. When young children develop technological fluency—an Read More
Posted By KinderLab Robotics On December 20, 2017
In this review, Linsey Knerl and her two little boys put KIBO through its paces. “While I understand that screens have a role, I was really happy to learn about the KIBO Robot from KinderLab Robotics. This high-quality gadget is designed for kids 4-7 and provided HOURS and HOURS of play for my two boys Read More