Posted By christina On July 15, 2019
In this eSchoolNews article “3 keys to cultivating the maker mindset”, two school tech leaders, Megan Haddadi (A KIBO Ambassador!) and Kimberly Fogarty share how they planned their makerspace and are using the resulting maker mindset to inspire creativity and collaboration.
Megan Haddadi is the head of academic technology, and Kimberly Fogarty is the lead makerspace educator and academic technology integrationist at The Park School in Brookline, MA.
The thee keys are:
1) Build the maker mindset before the space.
2) Make the space as flexible as possible.
3) Combine high- and low-tech tools to fuel creativity.
They have incorporated the KIBO robotic kits in their makerspace for their young learners. Read on to learn more about creating a makerspace in your school.
See the full article.
Posted By christina On July 12, 2019
Mark Gura, from EdTech Digest, came by to get a first hand look at KIBO during the ISTE Conference. He included his visit to our booth in the ISTE EdTech Roundup! He states, “I found myself marveling at how much these kits allow students to do using a ‘screen free’ learning environment.” He also mentions: Read More
Posted By christina On July 4, 2019
The KIBO robot was included in the “Coolest K-12 Robotics Programs we saw at ISTE” roundup, where eSchoolNews includes some of their favorite resources for classrooms from what they saw at ISTE 2019. “Aside from the cool factor K-12 robotics offers, students who learn to program through robotics learn a number of skills they’ll take Read More
Posted By christina On June 27, 2019
In this eSchoolNews article the amazingly creative Cate Heroman from the Knock Knock Children’s Museum in Baton Rouge, LA describes how STEAM concepts are embedded in all they do – including using KIBO to bring Fairy Tale Stories to life. The article reads in part, “At the museum, we mesh storytelling with technology by teaching Read More
Posted By christina On June 24, 2019
Hosting Advice interviewed our Director of Marketing to learn more about KinderLab Robotics and our mission in the article – “KinderLab Robotics Helps Children Learn Coding in a Playful Way Through KIBO, an Educational STEAM Robot Kit”. The article reads in part, “KinderLab Robotics is introducing computational concepts to 4- to 7-year-olds through a playful, Read More