Getting Smart: At FETC, Early Learning is Central to the Future of EdTech

Erin Grohl wrote this recap of the FETC Conference last week and described her experience at the show and the focus on early learners. She included KIBO as an emerging technology tool for early learners that were highlighted at FETC.

She states, “KIBO from KinderLab Robotics: Young learners often love to play “pretend”, role play, and direct productions with friends and adults. KIBO is a robot partner students can direct by coding via the use of tangible, wooden pictogram blocks to provide directions. Digital technology without screen time for kids aged 4-7 years, this robot kit and its extensions are based on research of language and cognitive development.

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