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Posted On August 29, 2017 in Media Coverage

Business Insider: A top engineer says robots are starting to enter pre-K and kindergarten alongside kids

KIBO has been included in another article discussing the value of robotics within early childhood learning. Read on to learn how KIBO and other robotics for this age group promote achievement in basic language skills and rudimentary coding.

Posted On August 24, 2017 in Media Coverage

The Edvocate: What Robots Can Teach Kindergarteners

Hear from Hannah DeRusha from the Acera Elementary School of Science, Creativity and Leadership in Winchester, Massachusetts, where she describes how she worked with her kindergartners and first graders to think about concepts like: What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be a robot? Using KIBO, she introduced young learners Read More

Posted On August 23, 2017 in Child's Play Newsletter

August 2017 Child’s Play Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to the August 2017 issue of Child’s Play! This is the busy time for many of you, with kids either back to school or getting ready for their start date, so we will keep this one short! It has also been a busy time here. Summer has brought us new research further Read More

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Education Week: How Singapore Is Introducing Coding to Early Learners

Learn how educators in Singapore are educating their young students using technology, including KIBO robotics. “For children, this [technological competency] is especially important, as the skills they gain now will help them keep pace with the rapid pace of technology growth they will undoubtedly experience. The last thing we want is for our dream of Read More

Posted On August 10, 2017 in Media Coverage

5 Reasons to Include Robotics in Early STEM Education

“During the foundational years of early childhood, children need a playful and tangible way to engage with the technology and engineering concepts of their STEM development. Robotics and computer programming initiatives are rapidly growing in popularity among early childhood researchers and educators as an appropriate way to meet this demand.” Read the full article at Read More