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Posted On August 13, 2019 in Media Coverage

The Toy Book: Breaking Down the ABCs of Toys

In this article, Dr. Marina Bers, our co-founder and Chief Scientist was interviewed to discuss the importance of STEM toys. The article goes on to read in part: No doubt, STEM-labeling is a magnet for today’s consumers. But calling a toy “STEM” is no more a guarantee that it’s good for children than plopping the Read More

Posted On July 24, 2019 in Blog

Innovative Ways To Integrate Kids Programming Toys Into Early Education Curricula

“Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.” Those are the words of the late Dr. Haim Ginott, who was a school teacher, a child psychologist and psychotherapist, and a parent educator. The idea of introducing coding to kids down at the preschool and elementary school level has been made possible Read More

Posted On July 20, 2019 in Media Coverage

Tufts Now: Kids Should Learn Coding, Like They Do Math and Reading

In this article and video, Tufts University shares the research from Marina Umaschi Bers, professor and chair of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, and director of its DevTech Research Group. She goes on to say: “Coding helps so that we can really think in abstract, problem-solving, creative ways. Literacy isn’t just Read More

Posted On July 16, 2019 in Blog

STEM Kits and STEAM Robotics in Preschool Education

Have you ever imagined how today’s successful programmers and developers came into the world? The likes of Bill Gates, Linus Torvalds and James Gosling all started showing an aptitude for coding and basic computing at very early ages. There is increasing interest in teaching kids the basics of coding at the preschool and elementary school Read More

Posted On July 15, 2019 in Media Coverage

eSchoolNews: 3 Keys to Cultivating the Maker Mindset

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 Read More