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Posted On December 14, 2016 in Media Coverage

Robots, Computers, Experts, and More!

KIBO was featured in the Boston Museum of Science’s CS Ed Week activities, and their Sparks! magazine covered the events. “Don’t be surprised to encounter robots throughout the Exhibit Halls. And no, your eyes aren’t deceiving you—they really are playing instruments and performing other activities you thought were limited to humans. You’ll be able to Read More

Posted On December 8, 2016 in Media Coverage

Robotics and Rugrats: Incorporating Technology Into Early Childhood Curriculum

“The question, then, is not whether technology is having an impact on children growing up in the 21st century. Rather, it is whether this influence can be a positive one.”

Posted On November 7, 2016 in Blog

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 Read More

Posted On October 26, 2016 in Child's Play Newsletter

October 2016 Child’s Play Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to the October 2016 issue of Child’s Play! The school year is well underway here in Boston and we’re very excited about the ever growing number of schools that are incorporating robotics, engineering, and making in creative ways. And of course we’re pleased that KIBO is part of that movement. In this Read More

Posted On September 22, 2016 in Media Coverage

Pilot program introduces robotics, programming to preschoolers

Students at All About Kids preschool crowd around Bronwyn McLemore as she holds up an L-shaped map with pictures of a house, beach and restaurant. She’s showing them the program they would have to scan to KIBO, a tablet-sized robot with four wheels, to help him go from his home to the beach, and then Read More