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Posted On October 19, 2017 in Child's Play Newsletter

September 2017 Child’s Play Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to the September 2017 issue of Child’s Play! We hope the new school year is off to a great start and all the youngsters are back into their routine! We invite you to read the feature story below from Robin Ricketts at The Steward School on how second graders use KIBO to Read More

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KIBO from KinderLab Robotics wins 2017 Parents’ Choice Gold Award in the Toy Category

Unique robot kit helps young children develop STEM skills and confidence (Waltham, MA) October 19, 2017 — KIBO™, a robot kit specifically designed for young children aged 4-7 years old, has been named a GOLD winner of the 2017 Parents’ Choice Award® in the Toy category. KIBO is the only robot available that allows children Read More

Posted On October 16, 2017 in Media Coverage

The Ed Tech Round Up Review: KIBO from KinderLab Robotics: Coding and Robotics for PreK-2 Students

Read on to see a KIBO review from Michael Karlin from The Ed Tech Round Up. Excerpts include: “The nice thing about KIBO, that many other similar robots don’t allow for, is that you can get incredibly complicated with the programming logic. This means that it will take significant time for students to work through Read More

Posted On October 10, 2017 in Media Coverage

Education Talk Radio: Learning How to Code in Early Education

Listen in on the “Learning How to Code in Early Education” radio replay of Our Chief Scientist, Dr. Marina Umaschi Bers being interviewed by Education Talk Radio. In the interview, Marina discusses the importance of providing coding instruction in early childhood to gear students up for 21st century learning. Listen the full replay now!

Posted On October 9, 2017 in Media Coverage

EdWeek: Breaking Gender Stereotypes Through Early Exposure to Robotics

In this article, Dr. Amanda Sullivan, discusses how an early introduction into developmentally appropriate picture books, tools, and role-modeling, can inspire the next generation of female scientists and innovators and help get rid of STEM stereotypes once and for all. Dr. Sullivan worked on the research and development of the KIBO robot with the Tufts Read More