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The Importance of STEM Education

The Importance of STEM Education

You’ve probably heard a lot about STEM education in and out of your kid’s school. Why is it so important? On top of that, what on earth is STEM education anyway? Read on to find out! The Definition of STEM Education First, let’s start with the definition of STEM. It...

Top Five Coding Languages for Kids in 2019

Top Five Coding Languages for Kids in 2019

Kids are leaning to code, which isn’t news any more. With the rise of STEM education, more and more parents are paying attention to helping their kids explore their interest in STEM subjects, such as coding. As exciting as it sounds, where do you start? What are some...

Coding for Kids: The Ultimate Guide for Parents

Coding for Kids: The Ultimate Guide for Parents

Worldwide, the popularity of coding for kids is on the rise. Especially with coding and computer programming being used in a variety of industries to help with automation, it’s not surprising that this is a trend. Coding is becoming a common skill, instead of a...

Five Reasons Python Programming Is Perfect for Kids

Five Reasons Python Programming Is Perfect for Kids

In our previous post, we discussed the top five kids’ coding languages. Among those five languages, Scratch is mainly developed for kids ages 8 - 16. Python, another very powerful language, is more suitable for somewhat older kids with or without any coding...

20 Best YouTube Channels for Your Kids Learning to Code

20 Best YouTube Channels for Your Kids Learning to Code

According to Family Zone, in 2016, kids 8 years of age and underspent 65% of their online time on YouTube, and kids 9 – 12 years old spent 38% of their time on YouTube, watching videos. Every single day, there is 576k hours’ worth of videos uploaded to YouTube. With...

Let a Robot Keep Your Kid Company During Summer Vacation!

Let a Robot Keep Your Kid Company During Summer Vacation!

According to Family Zone, in 2016, kids 8 years of age and underspent 65% of their online time on YouTube, and kids 9 – 12 years old spent 38% of their time on YouTube, watching videos. Every single day, there is 576k hours’ worth of videos uploaded to YouTube. With...

The Future for the Global Educational Robotics Market

The Future for the Global Educational Robotics Market

Spring break has just ended, and your kids are back in school. But just when you think school is going to keep your kids busy, here comes summer break, right around the corner. Let’s be honest. It’s always a little bit of a struggle during summer break. Your schedule...

Experience AI and IoT with a Smart Educational Robot!

Experience AI and IoT with a Smart Educational Robot!

The future of the Global Educational Robots market has never been brighter. According to ResearchAndMarkets.com, the educational robot market is expected to be valued at $778.6 million USD in 2018 and is projected to reach $1,689.2 million USD by...

Introducing MotionBlock

Introducing MotionBlock

When it comes to the future of technology and how it changes our day-to-day lives, AI and IoT are two inevitably hot topics. We see that AI and IoT are mentioned and used more and more in our daily lives, but how do we help kids start learning about both of them early...

Girls are Now Powering the Future of STEAM!

Girls are Now Powering the Future of STEAM!

Makeblock is pleased to announce the release of a new transformable robot: MotionBlock. This fully programmable robot is designed for young learners (ages 14+), and is suitable for use at home or in the classroom. It is now available for purchase on the new Makeblock...

Every Job Is a STEAM Job

Every Job Is a STEAM Job

Ever wish you could turn back time? Maybe get hold of a time machine that brings you back to the days when you were a little kid and all you do is play with toys and have absolutely nothing to worry about? Well, I’m afraid you might have to wait for a very long time...

The History of Educational Robots

The History of Educational Robots

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...

Learn the Difference Between STEM and STEAM

Learn the Difference Between STEM and STEAM

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...

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

According to Family Zone, in 2016, kids 8 years of age and underspent 65% of their online time on YouTube, and kids 9 – 12 years old spent 38% of their time on YouTube, watching videos. Every single day, there is 576k hours’ worth of videos uploaded to YouTube. With...