indi Fundamentals - Self-Guided Course

SKU: FC-IN

Sphero's 2-hour indi Fundamentals course offers insight into what makes this screenless robot for ages 4+ such a special, accessible robot and how it can be used to teach STEAM and computer science in any classroom. Progress through hands-on modules at your own pace to:

  • Meet indi and learn how it works
  • Learn how to communicate instructions with color to indi
  • Explore Computational Thinking & Young Learners through hands-on problem-solving activities designed just for you
  • Dive into how indi supports Literacy & Math Development, including classroom examples
  • Level up learning in Sphero Edu Jr app with simplified drag-and-drop block coding customize how indi's responses to colors

Sphero’s asynchronous professional learning course for indi offers educators a chance to learn at their own pace on their own schedule. Become an indi expert and receive your two-hour PD certificate after completing the course.

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$20
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