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littleBits Takes the Maker Movement Mainstream with New Ad Campaign


October 17, 2018

littleBits is one of the founding companies of the maker movement, so it is important to us to lean in to creative, DIY projects as often as we can. Maybe...

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STEM + Earth Science: A Match Made On Earth


October 15, 2018

In the realm of Science, the Earth and its neighbors have always been able to command a sense of wonder. For centuries, scientists have grappled with the mystery of the...

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Where Are All The Women?


October 11, 2018

Last week, littleBits Founder and CEO Ayah Bdeir (a huge proponent of getting more girls in STEM) participated in a conference by the World Bank on “Disrupting the Gender Divide”...

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Getting Schooled on Gender-Neutral Product Design


October 9, 2018

Have you met Emily Tuteur? Emily is the director of product design at littleBits, and one of the talented designers responsible for making our Bits and kits so beautiful and...

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What is STEAM? A Closer Look into How “Art” Fits Into STEM


October 5, 2018

STEM curriculum, which integrates Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, has steadily been climbing the ladder of importance in curriculum design — especially in the middle and high school curriculum —...

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Local PTA Invention Nights Facilitate Parental Engagement in STEM Education


October 3, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, littleBits announced a partnership with the National PTA. And we’re moving fast to take full advantage of the collaboration! On Wednesday, September 26, National PTA,...

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Announcing Some Changes for littleBits Inventor Club Leaders


October 2, 2018

To our fearless, fun-tastic, forward-thinking, and phenomenal littleBits Inventor Club Leaders: We know it’s been a while — and believe us, we miss you. But that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten...

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What Does a Super Hero Look Like? A Teacher


October 1, 2018

Back in August, when teachers were working tirelessly to prepare their classrooms for this new school year, photos of one third grade teacher’s Harry Potter-themed classroom made the rounds on...

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STEM Has Teachers Rolling Up Their Sleeves


September 27, 2018

There is not one way for kids to learn Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). In the past, book learning and lectures were a popular way to teach these topics,...

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littleBits Teams Up with National PTA


September 19, 2018

By the time they are in elementary school, most kids have already made the decision to pursue a STEM career (or not!). From societal pressure, to lack of early exposure...

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