Case Studies & Whitepapers

Our library of insightful case studies and whitepapers is designed with educators in mind. We regularly publish original content to inform and educate on the importance and power of STEM education. Download the topics that interest you most and be the first to learn when new articles are published by signing up for our newsletter!

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Sphero & littleBits K-12 STEAM & Computer Science Case Studies

Explore first-hand accounts of Sphero and littleBits success with students in real schools around the world.
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Sphero & littleBits STEAM & Computer Science Whitepapers

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Download our whitepapers to learn more about timely education topics, like why professional development is so critical for teachers or how to get STEM funding for your school or district.

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Integrating Play-based Learning in a Hybrid Classroom to Accelerate STEM Education

While we’re all adjusting to working and learning in new ways this year, as an educator you may wonder why it's important to integrate play-based learning in a hybrid classroom or blended classroom. This whitepaper will dive deeper into what play-based learning is, the main benefits of play-based learning, and feature examples of PBL activities and lessons that yield the best outcome for students no matter where they are learning right now.

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11 Reasons Why Professional Development is Critical for Teachers

In this whitepaper, we’ll look at professional development for teachers, why it matters, how it benefits not only teachers but their students, and how to discern you’re getting the best educational opportunities for your efforts.

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7 Misconceptions About Introducing Computer Science to your Classroom

In this whitepaper, we'll dispel some of the most common myths. The goal is to give you a better understanding of why, perhaps now more than ever before, it's not only a good idea, but critical to teach your students the basics of computer science in and beyond in the classroom. (Hint: Their futures may depend on it.)

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Guide to STEM Funding

When it comes to incorporating STEAM into the classroom, support can come from a surprising number of sources -- and sometimes, all you have to do is ask. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of resources to help drive innovative tech adoption.

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