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Posted On March 26, 2019 in Media Coverage

The Edvocate: How to Help Teachers Conquer Their Fear of Robots

This article, from Steve Coxon from Maryville University, describes 3 ways to remove the fear of using robotics, including KIBO, with young learners: 1) Student-Included Professional Development (SIPD) 2) Using Expert Coaches In Class 3) Alleviating Common Fears Steve describes: “Teachers are also often afraid that they don’t know everything for which the robot can Read More

Posted On March 25, 2019 in Media Coverage

eSchoolNews: Designing a K–5 Robotics Class from the Ground Up

The KIBO robot was included in an article from Mike Causey, from Desoto ISD in Texas, who describes the ways he was successful designing a K-5 robotics class. In the article, the educator describes a “sequence of tools” approach to providing robotics for every grade. KIBO in part of their robotic mix for their little Read More

Posted On March 7, 2019 in Media Coverage

Atlanta CBS News: Children use building blocks to learn how to code

KIBO is featured in this segment, “Children use building blocks to learn how to code” on the metro Atlanta CBS News! You can see the screen-free, fun and educational KIBO robot in action in a classroom at the McKendree Elementary School in Lawrenceville, GA. Hear directly from Dr. Julie Wilkerson and her students on the Read More

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eSchoolNews: Why We Love Our Coding & Robotics Tools

Check out the eSchoolNews article, “Why we love our coding & robotics tools”, where educators discuss ways to “get your STEAM on”. Katie Blagden, a K-4 STEAM educator and coach from Ayers Ryal Side Elementary School, in Beverly, MA says of the KIBO: “Money, time, and skill are the obstacles teachers jump through to use Read More

Posted On February 26, 2019 in Media Coverage

Boston Parents Paper: Rise of the Robots

The KIBO robot was reviewed and added to the February edition of the Boston Parents Magazine in an article called “Rise of the Robots”. In the article, the author tested robots to find the “difference between the truly educational kits and the plastic junk.” See the full article on page 22.