Math puzzles are a great way to make learning math more enjoyable for your students.
At SchoolSphero Team

Our Favorite Math Puzzles: Can Your Students Solve Them All?

Math puzzles and brain teasers are the academic version of sneaking veggies into a slice of cake. Kids have so much fun solving problems and playing games that they won’t even realize they’re applying mathematical concepts, practicing computation skills, and using logical reasoning.
Math puzzles are a great way to make learning math more enjoyable for your students.
At SchoolSphero Team

Our Favorite Math Puzzles: Can Your Students Solve Them All?

Math puzzles and brain teasers are the academic version of sneaking veggies into a slice of cake. Kids have so much fun solving problems and playing games that they won’t even realize they’re applying mathematical concepts, practicing computation skills, and using logical reasoning.
There are so many fun and engaging ways to teach kids to code.
At SchoolSphero Team

8 of Our Favorite Ways to Teach Kids to Code

Modern technology has an enormous influence on the changes in our society. Kids must learn how to code and be familiar with coding concepts to thrive in this digital world.
A student uses block coding for kids in the Sphero Edu app to program a Sphero BOLT robot.
At SchoolSphero Team

What is Block Coding for Kids?

Learning programming gives kids critical skills in an increasingly digital world, but standard text-based programming languages can be a challenge for people of all ages. Block-based coding can be the solution that makes the learning curve more gradual. Not only is it fun to learn, but it also provides a sound foundation for learning other programming technologies.
A girl looks frustrated at the kitchen table as she looks at he tablet while her mom leans in to assure her.
At HomeSphero Team

Stress Management for Kids: 9 Ways To Reduce Student Stress In 2022

Everybody experiences stress and deals with stress differently. When kids experience stress, though, they may not have the ability to manage these stressful feelings using healthy behavior.
Students can learn the engineering design process with programmable robots like Sphero BOLT.
At SchoolSphero Team

The Engineering Design Process: A Handbook for Students

The engineering design process is an integral part of learning. It is used in all aspects of our learning, whether in Math, Language, Social Studies, or Science. 
Students earn a number of benefits from competing in a robotics competition.
At SchoolSphero Team

How Robotics Competitions Bring Kids Together

What if students could take their computational thinking skills to an even higher level? With a robotics competition, they can.
Celebrate CSEdWeek with new Hour of Code activities from Sphero.
At SchoolAmanda Vaden

3 New Hour of Code Activities for 2021

Let’s explore what CSEdWeek is and how you and your students can celebrate the Hour of Code this year. We’ve even created three new activities to help you get started! 

Social-emotional learning is a vital stress management skill for kids.
At SchoolJessica Robinson

5 Ways Social-Emotional Learning is a Vital Stress Management Skill

Let's explore how social-emotional learning can actually help students keep stress at bay. 
Learning gaps are a concern for many parents and educators this school year.
At SchoolAdam Welcome

Learning Gaps: Types, Examples, and Tips To Solve Them

As we approach the second half of the 2021-2022 school year, we are now realizing the long-lasting effects that learning gaps have had on our students—and it’s important to help bring them back up to speed while caring for ourselves, too. 
Coding projects for kids with Sphero are a fun way to learn the foundations of programming.
At SchoolBrandon Hazzard

7 Coding Projects for Beginners

Learning to code requires more than book learning. The programming concepts and knowledge picked up from reading are necessary, but as any programmer will tell you, it takes hands-on practice to turn that knowledge into working skills. 
This guide offers 14 STEM gifts for kids.
At HomeAmanda Vaden

STEM Gifts: 14 STEM Gifts for Kids & Teens

Whether it’s for the holidays, a birthday, or as a reward for making good grades, STEM gifts for kids are a wildly popular option for a variety of ages and skill levels. But you may be asking yourself, how do I pick the right STEM gift for the special kids in my life? This guide will help you out.
Sphero indi honored on TIME's Best Inventions List for 2021.
Sphero NewsAmanda Vaden

Sphero® indi™ Named to TIME’s List of the 100 Best Inventions of 2021

Sphero, the industry leader in EdTech programmable robots, standards-aligned computer science curriculum, and STEAM-based educational tools, is excited to announce that indi, the most approachable, screenless learning robot for kids four and up, is an honoree on TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2021 list. 
How To Use A Sphero Mini Sensor Board For First-Year Physics Labs
At SchoolJohn R. Conrad

How To Use A Sphero Mini Sensor Board For First-Year Physics Labs

In this blog post, I would like to share how the Sphero Mini Sensor board (SMSB) was hacked from a Sphero Mini as a learning tool for my university students. This is a great project for college or first-year high school physics labs. After reading the entire article, I welcome you to reach out to me directly to try it for yourself.