Your Hub for KIBO Education
You’ve found it! Everything you need to know about KIBO and how it can fit into your school or district’s early childhood education initiatives.
With KIBO, even the youngest children create, design, decorate and bring their own robot to life! KIBO brings robotics and coding to young learners in a way that sparks their interest and spans STEAM curricula to bring your lesson plans to life.
Backed by 20 years of Research
Developed in collaboration with author and leading researcher, Dr. Marina Bers, KIBO is based on years of research in early childhood development from Tufts University, where she runs the Tuft University Developmental Technologies Research Group.
(CALLOUT) Used in 60+ countries and tested and approved by thousands of children and their caregivers, KIBO has proven efficacy in helping kids learn STEAM, and getting them excited about it!
What KIBO Offers Educators
KIBO kickstarts a child’s pathway to creative coding and robotics. Exploring concepts by coding with wooden building blocks, creating sequences, and a deliberate learning design processes KIBO engages kids offline and without screen time. KIBO offers students and educators:
- A fun, imaginative and easy way to introduce robotics and coding
- Individualized, open-ended play
- Over 160 hours of standards-aligned STEM curriculumand teaching materials to ensure your success when introducing KIBO in your classrooms.
- Easy to implement lesson plans and fun play-based activities
- Training and support in integrating robotics into your classroom
KinderLab Robotics offers a wide range of training and professional development support. From tutorial videos, to one-hour web conferences, to two-day on-site workshops, KinderLab will work with you to ensure you and your colleagues feel prepared and confident when introducing STEAM robotics to your students.