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Eduporium Experiment | Sphero SPRK+

  • Posted on: November 8, 2017 - 12:46pm
  • By: anna

Sphero SPRK+ is one of Sphero’s latest additions to their seriously cool line of robots. Although only the size of a baseball, it is packed with educational power. When paired with the Sphero Edu app, the opportunities for learning are boundless. Kids have the option to write code in either a Blockly or path drawing environment and then work their way up to coding in JavaScript. There are so many customizable ways for them to control everything from Sphero’s movements, lights, sensors, and more!

Eduporium Weekly | 5 Places to Find us During November

  • Posted on: November 4, 2017 - 12:15pm
  • By: alarmand

If you’ve been following along with our updates during the month of October (and, if you haven’t, you should really sign up for our newsletter), you know that we’ve been pretty busy. Every week of this past month, we’ve been appearing at events, presenting at others, and I think we even attended one or two as guests. Now that the craziness of October is over, we can relax a bit in November. No, wait. That’s not true. November is going to be just as crazy. Oh well, here’s where you can find us!

Why littleBits will be your Favorite STEM Tool

  • Posted on: November 3, 2017 - 1:53pm
  • By: alarmand

We're all in on littleBits and we think that you should be, too. Now, this isn't exactly news as littleBits has taken STEAM education and productive play by storm since its release back in 2011. What started as a simple set of modern-day toys for tinkering has ballooned into a must-have teaching tool and a dynamic way to illustrate real-world concepts in early education. The littleBits kits continue to evolve and offer a truly progressive way to learn. Starting extremely simple with basic electronics projects, littleBits helps kids of all ages work up to becoming master engineers and even coders! 

How we Celebrate Halloween with STEM!

  • Posted on: November 2, 2017 - 11:55am
  • By: alarmand

What's scarier than a classroom without technology? Not many things that we can think of, to be honest. Since it is Halloween and all, we got to thinking about how teachers could celebrate with technology. Sure, they could build something to scare their students, but that could take time and we're all about helping teachers save time. We thought the next best thing would be adding some appropriately colored robots to the fold. 

Eduporium Experiment | cue Robot

  • Posted on: November 1, 2017 - 10:24am
  • By: anna

There’s no shortage of interactive surprises with this cool new robot. Designed for children aged 11 and up, cue is ideal for introducing artificial intelligence and helping kids advance their coding skills. With this inviting robot and the cue app from Wonder Workshop, students play games, chat, control, and program cue in Blockly or JavaScript. They can even choose their avatar with four to pick from: Charge, Zest, Smirk, and Pep! They’re all very different from each other with unique personalities, expressions, and interactions.