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Robots & Reading: Driving Literacy with Sphero indi

Phoneme-Grapheme Mapping is the act of spelling a word with scaffolded support through sound boxes to match individual phonemes with the corresponding grapheme in order to spell a word accurately.
A student uses Sphero indi's color tiles to learn how to read.
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Robots & Reading: Driving Literacy with Sphero indi

Phoneme-Grapheme Mapping is the act of spelling a word with scaffolded support through sound boxes to match individual phonemes with the corresponding grapheme in order to spell a word accurately.
Three students and their teacher stand around a table with a maze made from tape as they navigate their Sphero BOLT from one end to the other.
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STEM Educational Resources for Every Age

STEM, the study of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is an incredibly important part of modern education. In today’s digital world, understanding STEM concepts is not only essential for navigating everyday life, but also as a gateway into careers that are increasingly technology-based.
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Child Development Resources & Activities

Child development is the process all children go through of gradually gaining the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the world successfully.
A boy and a girl play an arcade STEM game built out of littleBits and cardboard. STEM activites and games are a great way to bring learning and fun together.
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STEM Activities and Games for Kids

When teaching STEM to children, games and fun activities can be a helpful resource to keep learners engaged, stimulated, and eager to learn.
A girl does her school work on a laptop while wearing headphones at home. This is an example of a hybrid-learning environment.
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Hybrid Learning: An Educator’s Guide

When it comes to modern education, hybrid learning continues to grow in popularity — and for good reason. 
Here's how to apply the 5 Learning Theories of Psychology in education.
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Applying the 5 Learning Theories of Psychology

Here we look at five major learning theories posited by psychologists, noting their differences and how each of them can be applied in the classroom to improve student learning.
Navigating the In-Person Pathway in Season 4 of the Sphero Global Challenge
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Navigating the In-Person Pathway in Season 4 of the Sphero Global Challenge

Sphero is excited to collaborate with STEM It Up Sports, a national nonprofit organization, to bring the Sphero Global Challenge in person to hundreds of learners in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, and Houston communities. Here's how to join in the fun!
Gamification in education can make learning more fun for students and teachers.
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5 Reasons Why Gamification in Education is Beneficial (And Fun!)

To most students, gaming and learning might seem like two starkly different activities: one is associated with leisure time while the other takes place in the classroom. But the two can combine surprisingly well.
What is Gardner's MI theory? This blog breaks it down.
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What is Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Theory?

How people learn goes beyond learning styles and delves into what the brain’s ability is to function a particular way. 
If you want to build a robotics lab in school here are 5 things you'll need to get started.
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Building a Robotics Lab in School: 5 Things You’ll Need to Get Started

There are countless reasons to set up a robotics lab in school. Here's 5 things you'll need to get started.
Education and video games are more compatible than you might think.
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Education and Video Games: How the Unlikely Match Can Help STEM Interest

Here’s why education and video games are more compatible than first expected, and how to most effectively combine the two in STEM subjects.
Roller coaster engineering can be an exciting and fun career path for students interested in all types of engineering.
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The Ins and Outs (and Ups and Downs) of Roller Coaster Engineering

What exactly is the science behind roller coaster physics and engineering? In this blog we explore what goes on behind the scenes of designing your favorite rollercoasters.

What is the difference between BLE and Bluetooth?
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Bluetooth Low Energy Tech vs. Bluetooth

With the increasing commonality of wearable tech and in-home devices that communicate with one another, Bluetooth has become more important than ever.