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Posted On May 22, 2020 in Blog

Investing in Coding Robots that “Grow” with Your Students

Public schools are just dripping with disposable funding – said no one ever! The fact is, both public, and even some independent schools, struggle with their annual budgets and stretch the dollar as much as possible to give students every opportunity to be successful. That’s why, now, more than ever, it’s important for early educators Read More

Posted On May 13, 2020 in Child's Play Newsletter

May 2020 Child’s Play Newsletter

Wow! What a spring this has been! We are thinking of the dedicated educators, parents, and the young learners we serve – thinking of your safety, courage, dedication, and patience. Between school closures, navigating remote learning, and keeping children engaged, these times have tested us all. In response, we are providing resources, support, engaging STEAM Read More

Posted On May 12, 2020 in Media Coverage

TechRepublic: The Top 10 STEM and Tech Gadgets to Keep Kids Entertained this Summer

In this TechRepublic article, “The top 10 STEM and tech gadgets to keep kids entertained this summer”, they discuss STEM and tech gadets that engage and entertain kids at home, all while learning. About KIBO, “They code with KIBO and learn skills to jump-start success in STEAM. Through play, young learners discover concepts by coding Read More

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EdTech Digest: A Closer Look at Learning with A Great STEAM Tool

In this EdTech Digest, Mark Gura discusses his recent meeting with Jason Innes, our Curriculum and Training Manger, where Jason visited Mark’s graduate level, EdTech Leadership students at Touro College in New York City. The course is ‘Technology Integration for School Leaders’, where his students and in-service teachers are preparing to become certified as school Read More

Posted On May 4, 2020 in Media Coverage

Wall Street Journal: The Best Robot Toys for Building Kids’ STEM Skills

In this article, the author discusses how robot toys and kits help “teach children problem-solving skills—ones they’ll need as they grow into adults in a world run by machines”. The article reads in part: “There are still reasons to buy robot kits for these worldly kids. Building a friendly bot-toy helps children adapt even more Read More