Sphero SPRK Plus Review: [A Little Ball of Educational Fun]

This post may contain affiliate links.   It’s been about a year and a half since Sphero’s educational robotic ball SPRK hit the market. With much praise from educators and parents alike, the company has rolled out the second generation aptly called SPRK+. The spherical toy is cousins with the Star Wars BB-8, but smarter … Read moreSphero SPRK Plus Review: [A Little Ball of Educational Fun]

Ozobot Evo Review: [A Pint-Sized Robot for STEM Education Elementary Schools]

This post may contain affiliate links.   One robot that has remained at the top of the STEM education related robotic list is the Ozobot. The plucky robot is smaller than a tangerine but smarter than an apple. The newest iteration is the Ozobot Evo, and although it looks identical to the original, it packs … Read moreOzobot Evo Review: [A Pint-Sized Robot for STEM Education Elementary Schools]

Ozobot Bit Review: [ Mini Programmable Line Following Robots]

This post may contain affiliate links.     I’m rather fond of programmable robots, as you can see if you have read my previous review, and I’ve been meaning to take a look at the Ozobot Bit. The Ozobot Bit is a tiny robot that can follow a line and special color codes either on … Read moreOzobot Bit Review: [ Mini Programmable Line Following Robots]

Coding for Kindergarten: [Coding Concepts Five Year Olds Can Understand]

  I was doing some research these past few days on this subject because I was really fascinated and intrigued by how early these days a young child can learn the basic concepts of coding. Coding for kindergarten kids is much simpler than we think. Children as young as five can already understand some of … Read moreCoding for Kindergarten: [Coding Concepts Five Year Olds Can Understand]

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, Youtube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the … Read moreIn 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules

Sphero Mini Review: [Big Tech Squeezed Into a Tiny Robot Ball for Very Little Money]

This post may contain affiliate links.   If you are not familiar with the toys of Sphero, you’re in for a treat. The company has recently had great success with its fantastic Star Wars-themed BB-8 toys and the unbelievable lifelike Lightning McQueen toy from the Pixar franchise Cars. Trying to reclaim some of its former … Read moreSphero Mini Review: [Big Tech Squeezed Into a Tiny Robot Ball for Very Little Money]

5 Reasons to include Robotics in early STEM Education

Here are five reasons why coding and robotics for kids can greatly benefit learning and development for children four to seven. 1 Improved Cognitive, fine motor, and Social Development: Recent research has shown that when Robotics is introduced in pre-K to second-grade classrooms, children’s early development is stimulated in ways that can’t be replicated through other … Read more5 Reasons to include Robotics in early STEM Education

Early Child development

Creativity theory draws upon many definitions that evolve from a divergent psychological thought. Creativity characterizes such performances as rational thinking; high levels of emotional development or feelings; talent and high levels of mental and physical development; and higher levels of consciousness, resulting in the use of imagery, fantasy, and breakthroughs to the preconscious or unconscious … Read moreEarly Child development

Use of Robotics in Education

        What is a robot? Use of robots in education is increasingly becoming more important each day. A robot is a machine that may gather information about the environment and use that information and any pre-programmed instructions to complete tasks. Robots are controlled using coding(computer programming) to outline specific instructions and ranges … Read moreUse of Robotics in Education