We officially launched the littleBits Code Kit on June 1, and educators got hands-on at ISTE17 in San Antonio, TX. From games like Rockstar Guitars to Hot Potato… of Doom!, here are the ISTE Bitsy highlights from this year’s conference. The ISTE conference is a wonderful opportunity to to get inspired by educators and innovators from all over the world, and this year was no exception. The littleBits team was on cloud nine talking with educators and learning from them. Also, we were thrilled to share the new Code Kit with the world. Even if you were #notatISTE this year, you can count down the top 5 Bitsy moments with us, starting with: 5. Our booth had a Code Kit makeover We unveiled a brand new booth at this year’s ISTE, and it was groovy. We challenged educators who stopped by to contribute to our interactive LED matrix wall. The LED matrix is one of the new Bits exclusively found in the Code Kit. With over 50 LEDs controlled by oscillator Bits, anyone could generate amazing light-based art. (Plus, Scratch Founder Mitch Resnick stopped by!) littleBits Lead Educators who joined us at our booth and our Code Kit Lunch & Learns to share their experiences with others. STEM tools for Chromebooks program, which will help schools everywhere integrate powerful STEM/STEAM learning into their curricula. littleBits is one of the first hardware tools selected for a Google for Education bundle, alongside a learning innovator, Dremel 3D Idea Builder. 1. The Code Kit was voted Best-of-Show We’re proud to share that the Code Kit was voted as one of Tech & Learning’s Best-of-Show for ISTE 2017 and it’s a huge honor. We share this victory with all the educators who helped bring this idea to life, from inception to co-designing, to beta testing in their own classrooms. request a quote.