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Robo Wunderkind Programmable Robot Kit Launches on Kickstarter
By Steve Crowe · 21 September, 2015 • Robo Wunderkind, a new programmable robotics kit for kids, has launched on Kickstarter. The kit is compatible with LEGO blocks and connects to Android and iOS devices via Bluetooth. Once children have mastered the basics of coding, they can move on to program their robot with Scratch, a programming language for kids developed at MIT.
How to Bring Quality STEM Education to All
By MIT News · 8 September, 2015 • MIT hosts a discussion on scaling STEM education through the use of technology. During the "Scaling STEM," MIT says its mission is to make education scalable, adaptable, and attainable to a wide variety of people around the world.
10 Great Robots for Beginners
By RT Staff · 4 September, 2015 • If you are a beginner at robotics and want to take your interest further, we've rounded up the top 10 best robots that are great for a head-start.
10 Best Educational Robot Kits
By Makeblock · 1 September, 2015 • A look at 10 of the most popular robot kits that make it easier and more fun for kids to learn about programming and robotics.
Win a Vortex Open-Source Robot
By RT Staff · 1 September, 2015 • The Vortex robot from DFRobot is designed to make learning robotics fun for children. We're giving one away as kids are heading back to school. Enter today.
4 Reasons Programming Robots is Difficult
By Jason Ernst · 21 August, 2015 • Initiative such as the Robot Operation System and OpenCV are making it easier to program robots, there is a need for standard methods for connecting sensors, motors, actuators, cameras and other components to robots. The state of robotics software is somewhat like computers before “plug-and-play” was invented.
How Robotics is Impacting Education
By Ricky Ye, CEO, DFRobot · 6 August, 2015 • Over the next five years, STEM education will have an even bigger impact on the knowledge structure for innovation, spurring the next generation of innovators. As STEM courses become core curriculum, robots will serve as the central force.
Can Sphero SPRK a Youth Movement in Robotics?
By RT Staff · 5 August, 2015 • Sphero SPRK is designed to inspire tomorrow’s inventors and innovators. Powered by a new app experience, kids give their robot the orders with visual blocks representing code.
Vortex Open-Source Robot Teaches Kids How to Code
By Steve Crowe · 14 July, 2015 • The Vortex robot from DFRobot joins the growing field of interactive toys that teach kids how to program. Vortex comes pre-loaded with a number of games, but the hope is kids will want to learn how to make Vortex do more with custom programming.
Robotics Playing Bigger Role in STEM Education
By Steve Crowe · 27 May, 2015 • Only 16 percent of American high school seniors are proficient in mathematics and interested in a STEM career.
EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 21 May, 2015 • The EZ-Robot Roli Rover Robot Platform is a customizable planetary rover styled robot platform with 13 female EZ-Bit connections for additional EZ-Bits.
Robolink 12-in-1 Robot Kit Launches on Kickstarter
By Steve Crowe · 14 May, 2015 • Robolink is looking to bring its 12-in-1 Rokit Smart robot kid to the rest of the world, launching a campaign on Kickstarter looking to raise $15,000 by June 16th
JD Humanoid Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • JD is a fully functional humanoid robot from EZ-Robot designed for functions such as interacting with human tools and environments, experimental purposes, and more.
Six Hexapod Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • The Six Hexapod from EZ-Robot is a creative robot kit that walks on six legs and has 12 degrees of freedom
New Tools Make Robot Programming Fun for Kids
By Aaron Dubrow, The National Science Foundation · 24 April, 2015 • New cyberlearning tools are making programming robots fun for kids, and it can all be done without requiring screen time from PCs, tablets or smartphones.

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