Two young boys sit at a kitchen table working on a homework assignment.
At HomeSphero Team

Hybrid Learning: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

At Sphero, our STEM-based learning experts are here to explain how hybrid learning can create informative, engaging educational experiences, as well as how our programmable robots and educational tools can help facilitate a robust hybrid learning experience.
Two young boys sit at a kitchen table working on a homework assignment.
At HomeSphero Team

Hybrid Learning: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

At Sphero, our STEM-based learning experts are here to explain how hybrid learning can create informative, engaging educational experiences, as well as how our programmable robots and educational tools can help facilitate a robust hybrid learning experience.
A girl and her teacher work together to build a robot with Sphero RVR on a desk with a tablet nearby.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

Register Now for the Sphero Global Challenge

The Sphero Global Challenge is our first robotics, invention, and design competition for students around the world. Teams and individuals of all abilities will work to identify problems and develop solutions through computational thinking, engineering practices, and programming skills.
A boy and girl work on a chemistry project with beakers of colored liquid at a white table.
At HomeMegan Glenn

Understanding Coronavirus Through Hands-on Learning

Increasing our knowledge of infectious disease management outside of medical facilities and as part of our everyday lives as a society is one of the most important lessons that we are learning as individuals and communities around the world. The coronavirus pandemic impacts all of us and believe it or not, children can be capable allies in this global health crisis.
A boy sits at a computer at a desk working on a program.
At HomeMarie Johnson

Why You Should Teach Kids Programming

Programming is a well known, yet rather rare skill. In a discussion about learning programming, most people probably wouldn’t think of teaching children. Programming, however, is nothing more than a new language, and multiple studies have indicated that 10 is the best age to begin learning a new language.
Up close shot of a Sphero BOLT Power Pack with LED matrices spelling out BOLT in purple lights.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

How to Disassemble Your BOLT Power Pack

Did you know you can easily break down a BOLT Power Pack to have 15 individual robots and charging cradles? BOLT Power Packs can be separated into individual BOLTs and BOLT charging cradles, allowing you to send individual robots home with students. This step-by-step guide will show you how to do it properly.
Kids work together at a table to build a robot invention with Sphero RVR.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

Webinar: The Sphero Global Challenge

In this free 45-minute webinar we’ll go over each individual event, how to assemble a team, gear to get started, and other questions you might have before registering for the competition. Register now!
A little girl sits at a table cutting colored paper with scissors.
At HomeKayleigh Alexandra

Fun Activities to Give Your Creative Child A Boost

If you’re a parent trying to support your creative child as best you can, then, you should look beyond conventional lesson plans and find different ways to capture and keep their attention. That’s where fun educational activities become so useful: they allow extensive expression and keep kids learning at the same time. 
Two boys and a girl pass a basketball to each other in gym class.
At SchoolEmily Collom

STEM in the Gym: How Robots can Teach Physical Education

We think of STEM education taking place in science class, in the math classroom, in a computer lab. However, we use STEM concepts in all areas of our lives - why not bring STEM into physical education? By integrating STEM into different content areas, such as P.E., students are encouraged to build the skills they need to be successful in the 21st century and enthusiasm for the class will skyrocket!
Webinar: Sneak Preview of littleBits STEAM+ Class Pack & Fuse app
At SchoolAmanda Vaden

Webinar: Sneak Preview of littleBits STEAM+ Class Pack & Fuse app

In this 30-minute webinar you’ll get an exclusive sneak peek at both the STEAM+ Class Pack and the Fuse app and learn how you can go BIG and take your littleBits to the next level.
A young girl with eyeglass on top of her head sits at a table in front of her laptop.
At HomeDrew Biskner

17 STEM Career Ideas for Kids

When you think of STEM careers, do you think of high-tech, coding positions that involve nothing more than sitting behind a screen all day? The reality is there are many widely diverse options for a variety of interests. We’ve compiled a STEM careers list for students and kids interested in STEM broken down by each discipline. 
A mom and her daughter and son lay on a bed looking at a tablet together.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

The Online STEM Resources That Are Helping Parents the Most This Summer

In a recent survey, we asked parents to share anything they’ve turned to during the pandemic that has made parenting easier — even if only just a bit. Well, we’ve heard from tons of parents and are excited to share a collection of the most helpful resources from our community of resilient parents. 
A girl shows off her purple spider project to the rest of her classmates.
At HomeMegan Glenn

Why STEM Education is More Important Now Than Ever

The technological age has always been a complex and ever-changing landscape that requires Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills to successfully navigate this rapidly growing space. STEM careers have increased by 79% since the 1990s and are projected to continue to grow by at least 13% into 2027.
Introducing the littleBits STEAM+ Class Pack & Fuse app
At SchoolAmanda Vaden

Introducing the littleBits STEAM+ Class Pack & Fuse app

The new littleBits STEAM+ Class Pack provides your entire classroom with engaging STEAM lessons and coding right out of the box. This brand-new pack contains 240 Bits, 10 newly designed durable storage containers, printed teacher support materials and 40+ standards-aligned lessons.