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Posted By KinderLab Robotics On April 12, 2018

EdTech Magazine: What it Takes to Integrate Robotics and Coding into the Classroom

This article describes what it takes to effectively integrate robotics and coding into today’s classroom and the importance of building robotics programs and curriculum that will prepare students for a future that is increasingly focused on science, technology, math and engineering (STEM).

Todd Burleson, resource center director for this Winnetka Public Schools District 36 elementary school, is interviewed about his experience with coding and robotics with his young learners, includin ghis use of KIBO.

Read on for the full article.

Posted By KinderLab Robotics On March 20, 2018

eSchoolNews: The New Librarian: How I Created a Makerspace

In this eSchool News article, Todd Burleson, the “Willy Wonka of school librarians”, from Hubbard Woods Elementary in Winnetka, Illinois, describes how he transformed a traditional library into an IDEA Lab. He put together a lab including cross-curricular library curriculum that supports classroom teachers’ lessons, marrying the idea of books and bytes. Daily activities include Read More

Posted By KinderLab Robotics On March 19, 2018

Daddy Check This Out: Robot Programming Kit For Children

In this Daddy Check This out review, the reviewer states: KIBO encourages children to materialize their creativity from an early age, being specifically designed for children between 4 and 7 years old. By having fun with KIBO, children are exposed to programming ideas that are directly related to fundamental concepts of mathematics, science, literature and Read More

Posted By KinderLab Robotics On March 14, 2018

Edutopia: Computational Thinking for Kindergartners

Robin Ricketts’ (from The Steward School, in Richmond, VA) article “Computational Thinking for Kindergartners” has been published in Edutopia! The article describes fun and playful ways young learners can be taught computational thinking, including using programs like KIBO and ScratchJr. The article reads in part, “The ScratchJr programming app and the KIBO robot are both Read More

Posted By KinderLab Robotics On March 13, 2018

eSchoolNews: 18 Powerful Technology Tools and Trends for 2018

We are thrilled that KIBO is included in this list of 18 powerful technology tools and trends for this year. KIBO is listed under the “Building Robots”. See the top tech tools and trends for 2018.