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Every Job Is a STEAM Job

Every Job Is a STEAM Job

From our affinity for social media and our close friendship with smart devices, we live in a STEAM-related world. STEAM education industries are woven closely into every strand of our lives. It’s not hard to image that STEAM occupations are among some of the most...

The History of Educational Robots

The History of Educational Robots

Just like Rome was not built in one day, it took generations for educational robots to evolve and become what they are nowadays. According to research, our ancestors have been building mechanical figures ever since ancient Greek times. In 1206, a Muslim engineer and...

Five Life Skills That Students Learn from STEAM Education

Five Life Skills That Students Learn from STEAM Education

According to UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund), "life skills" refer to psychosocial abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. The skills can...

Learn the Difference Between STEM and STEAM

Learn the Difference Between STEM and STEAM

For a very long time, educators and parents have been focused on promoting STEM education and discussing the potential benefits it could bring to kids’ growth and development in many ways. However, it’s time to incorporate art into STEM concepts, according to...

Beginners Teaching Beginners to Code : Parents and Kids

Beginners Teaching Beginners to Code : Parents and Kids

For a very long time, educators and parents have been focused on promoting STEM education and discussing the potential benefits it could bring to kids’ growth and development in many ways. However, it’s time to incorporate art into STEM concepts, according to...

Five Reasons to Get Your Kids to Play with Coding Robots

Five Reasons to Get Your Kids to Play with Coding Robots

The trend to introduce schoolkids to coding at an early age is exploding. More than ever, teachers and parents are talking about coding for kids both at school and at home. A Gallup poll indicates that 90% of parents would like computer programming to be taught...

What Parents Say About Toy Robots

What Parents Say About Toy Robots

Have you ever worried that your kids spend too much time on various screens, from smartphones to televisions? Not are only you worried…researchers also connected delayed cognitive development in kids with extended exposure to electronic media. Although parents have...

How Can Kids Make Robots at Home

How Can Kids Make Robots at Home

Parenting is probably the hardest, yet the happiest, job in the world that you can never quit. Our job is to help our children find what they love, and guide and nourish them to become the person they want to be. Having noticed that my son (7yrs) and daughter (8yrs)...

Which Coding Language is Best for Kids to Learn First?

Which Coding Language is Best for Kids to Learn First?

Nowadays, we see robots appearing in so many areas of day-to-day life. Educators find that getting kids to make their own robots is not only fun but an awesome educational experience. It helps children develop their interests in STEM subjects early in their lives,...

Introducing Makeblock Neuron Artist Kit

Introducing Makeblock Neuron Artist Kit

Type “coding” in Google and you’ll get more than 232 million results in only 0.39 seconds. The top results are all about learning to code. Coding nowadays is not a subject that you go to college to study. More often, it’s one more important item that more and more...

Top Three Previewed Trends in CES 2019

Top Three Previewed Trends in CES 2019

Robot for kids: What is Swift Playgrounds? Swift is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm, compiled programming language developed by Apple Inc. for iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, Linux, and z/OS. Apple’s decision to make it open source has accelerated adoption and...

Five Life Skills That Students Learn from STEAM Education

How to Teach STEAM Education in the Classroom

Nowadays, we see robots appearing in so many areas of day-to-day life. Educators find that getting kids to make their own robots is not only fun but an awesome educational experience. It helps children develop their interests in STEM subjects early in their lives,...

How to Introduce Your Daughter to STEM and Coding

How to Introduce Your Daughter to STEM and Coding

STEAM is incorporated into our day-to-day lives and forms the foundation for many jobs and professions all around the world. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, it is anticipated that STEAM occupations are going to grow by 10% from now until 2020....

First MakeX Robotics Competition Held in Japan

First MakeX Robotics Competition Held in Japan

Overview From December 7th to 9th,2018 MakeX Robotics Competition was initiated and sponsored by Makeblock, held the 2018 Global Finals of its Robotics Competition at the Nansha Stadium in Guangzhou. 350 teams from around the world participated in the finals after...

Makeblock in 2018 UIST Student Innovation Contest

Makeblock in 2018 UIST Student Innovation Contest

For a very long time, educators and parents have been focused on promoting STEM education and discussing the potential benefits it could bring to kids’ growth and development in many ways. However, it’s time to incorporate art into STEM concepts, according to...