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Kano's Got The Computer Any Kid Can Build, Anywhere

They set out with a mission to enable any kid to build their own computer from a lego-like kit, now for Kano the next step is to make sure children across Asia have that access – an interesting endeavor considering the impact the concept could have – especially on an enormous Indian youth …

TED Talks

Teaching Children How To Code, Without Screens

By Meg Carter3 minute Read<p>It’s generally agreed upon that the ability to code is going to be an invaluable job skill for upcoming generations. So how …

Foster Care

Microsoft To Launch “Minecraft Education Edition” For Classrooms This Summer, Following Acquisition Of Learning Game

Microsoft is further expanding on its investment in Minecraft, bought in 2014 for $2.5 billion, by acquiring a learning game called MinecraftEdu for an undisclosed sum. The game, produced by a company called Teacher Gaming LLC, allows teachers to use Minecraft in the classroom, and includes a …

Education Technology

Fisher-Price’s Code-a-Pillar teaches preschoolers basic coding skills

Knowing basic coding skills is quickly becoming just as important as learning the alphabet. Now, Fisher-Price has created a new toy with the hopes of teaching kids basic coding while they’re still in diapers. Well, sort of.<p>Called the Code-a-Pillar, the new $50 toy will lay the groundwork for your …

LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 Robotics Kit Teaches Science And Engineering To Elementary School Students

LEGO Education is launching a new version of its WeDo robotics kit for elementary school students at CES today. Just like its predecessor, WeDo 2.0 is meant to introduce students to robotics, engineering and programming, but it’s also meant as a tool for teaching STEM in general.<p>The set will come …

Lego

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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Vortex lets kids program their own robot buddy

Sphero, the ball-shaped robot, inspired a new generation of toys that aren't only fun, but can also be used as educational tools for kids. Vortex, pictured above, is one of these. Created by DFRobot, a company that's been selling open-source hardware since 2008, Vortex is being revealed today via …

Anki Overdrive blends robotic racing with video game hooks

Back in February, Anki gave us a sneak peek at Anki Overdrive, the second generation version of its robotic race cars. It's introducing new toy vehicles, new gameplay mechanics, a new app and new modular race tracks that let players design their own custom race circuits. Today, Anki has announced …

An Inside Look at Production Troubles and New Info on Shipping Estimates

In January, WayTools announced the TextBlade, a compact, collapsible keyboard for iOS devices and Macs that's quite unlike anything else that's available on the market. It replaces a full keyboard with eight large smart keys that take advantage of multilayering, giving users access to a complete …

Customers

The Chronograph, Explained

It's Complicated, Vol. 1<p>There is no other type of watch that requires as much interaction from its owner as the chronograph. There is, furthermore, a …

Watches

Hey Kids! Learn to Write Code, It's the Future!

Code.org is a “non-profit whose goal is to expose all students to computer programming. We believe that computer programming is a liberal art; it's …

Pluralsight + Code School

Code School + Pluralsight<p>CodeSchool.com is now Pluralsight. Grow your skills with experiences like assessments, paths and expert-led content on …

Education Technology

How To Master The Game Of Life

I didn't care at all about the rest of my team. Losers.<p>The coach of the team, an English teacher, ran out after me but he was sort of laughing. "Stop," he said. "Wait."<p>But I didn't want to. I had lost. I was worthless. I hated myself. I hated everyone. The rest of my team was laughing. I could hear …

Board Games

Kano

Kano Computer<p>build a wand<br>learn to code<br>make magic<p>Make your own computer<p>Plug together bits, boards, buttons and cables. Explore how they work. Follow …

Raspberry Pi

Kano Ships Its First 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits, Fueled By $1.5M Kickstarter

Kano Computing, a startup that plays in the learn to code space by adding a step-by-step hand-holding layer atop the Raspberry Pi single-board microcomputer to make hacking around with code and learning about computational thinking child’s play, has shipped all the hardware kits in its first batch …

Upgrade Your Brain: Resources for Coding Beginners

<i>Adam Benzion is the founder of Entirely—a Seattle startup focused on social innovation, keen on connecting more people in more places to create special things together.</i><p><i>“Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.”— Steve Jobs</i><p>Anyone who’s paying …

Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizabeth Gilbert, Bill and Melinda Gates and many more share their book recommendations

Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Below, we’ve compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members …

Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

Google Offers A Free Crash Course In Android Development

Google has teamed up with Udacity to make available a free course in Android development available to all – complete with videos, quizzes, course materials and forums. The course is called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals,” and it provides everything you need to learn how to make an …

DuinoKit Essential Project Teaches Arduino Programming And Discovery (video)

If you are looking to learn more about the Arduino programming platform or would like to teach others about the world of electronics, you might be …

Newsgame hackathon: can we make a game with no coding experience?

I can't code. I can barely draw, let alone do graphics. And I've got about as much idea about how the back end of a game works as I do rocket science. So what on earth was I doing at a two-day game hackathon in Cologne?<p>At first glance you'd think I'd be completely unsuited to attend Europe's first …

Top five tools to get started with making games

Want to make a game but don't know where to start?<p>We asked the developers at Europe's first Newsgames Hackathon to tell us which tools novice developers can use to create their own games. Whether you want to tell a non-linear story using a text-based tool or get stuck in with some basic coding, …

Wonder Workshop | Home of cue, Dash and Dot, robots that help kids learn to code

Make it a<br>Summer of Wonder!<p>Dash & Cue robots inspire kids to creatively code and problem solve.<p>FREE downloadable activities and exclusive savings this …

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