Posts tagged with “education”

Educator Spotlight: Lindsey Own, 7th Grade Science Teacher August 6, 2015

Lindsey Own Shoreline, Washington   What’s your current role and location? I’ve been the 7th grade science teacher at The Evergreen School in Shoreline, Washington for eight years, and starting this fall I’ll be the lead teacher of our new school-wide makerspace, preschool through 8th grade.   What was your first impression of littleBits, and […]

Educator Spotlight: Sergio Anaya, Supervisor of Instructional Innovation August 6, 2015

  Sergio Anaya Montgomery County, Pennsylvania   What’s your role at your school? I am the Supervisor of Instructional Innovation in the Colonial School District.   How have you used littleBits in the past? We started using littleBits in the Spring of 2014 in our 5th grade Social Studies unit, “Inventors and Inventions.” Since then, we […]

Hello, Wonderful: Make Toys and Cool Things with littleBits May 30, 2014

littleBits was featured on Hello, Wonderful as a creative activity that parents and kids can share.

“The ability to tinker and build almost anything you can imagine is at your fingertips with lots of ideas already underway to inspire you. How about a cool wireless Mars Rover? A Spinning School Bus or my favorite so far, the feather powered Tickle Machine. All these projects and more are shared with detailed tutorials over on littleBits’ Project page. ”

ABC 7 Chicago: Students Build Robot for Motorola Maker Challenge May 25, 2014

Students in Chicago middle and high schools are using littleBits to build technology solutions to community problems, as part of the Chicago Maker Challenge. A recent segment from ABC 7 Chicago shows students designing and creating “helping bots” for people with disabilities using littleBits triggered by sound and motion.

Weekly Inspiration November 4, 2013

Here at littleBits, we’re proud to be used in hundreds of classrooms, after school programs, summer camps and workshops around the world. Behind every great learning experience is an educator that inspires and encourages their students to experiment without fear of failing. In their honor, we present this Educational Weekly Inspiration Post.   1. Growing […]

Sneak Peek of the “Techno Jungle” Workshop! April 26, 2012

On Saturday April 21st, our team ran a workshop at the littleBits headquarters where kids between the ages of 6-12 were asked to create interactive animals to fit  the theme of “Techno Jungle”. The workshop was covered by CNN’s show What’s next. The results were remarkable! Here is a sneak peek of the projects! We […]

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