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2 Ways to Teach Kids How to Code Outside of the Classroom


October 26, 2018

Everyone’s talking about coding! Yet, as we mentioned in a recent post, there’s a disconnect between the number of parents who want their kids to study coding (nine in ten...

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A STEAM Halloween: So Easy, It’s Scary


October 24, 2018

If you didn’t know already, Halloween around littleBits is kind of a big deal. Aside from the spooky-scary stuff, we love Halloween because it’s one of those holidays where you...

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Want to Learn Coding in an Hour? Start Here


October 22, 2018

Over the past few decades, coding has steadily progressed from a nice-to-have to a must-have skill. This is not a surprising trend, given that an increasing number of organizations completely...

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Halloween Costumes Made Easy with STEM


October 19, 2018

Halloween is fun — once you find the perfect costume. While store-bought outfits and decorations are big business, you can save money and showcase your creativity by creating your own....

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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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