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First 2018 MakeX Robotics Competition Held in Indonesia

On September 27th-28th, the 2018 MakeX robotics competition international round was successfully held in the Bina Bangsa International School, Malang, Indonesia, organized by PT. JOINDO EKA HANDAL. Of the 100 students from 6 schools across Indonesia, 2 alliance teams...

The latest trend with Turkeys kids is coding robots

Coding robots | This is a guest post by Yusuf Gündoğdu, one of the co-founders of Robotistan, a company established to provide Turkish students, educators and makers with the best products available on the marker. We asked him to write about the growing trend in STEM...

First Ever MakeX Challenge Held in Thailand

On September 8-9th, the first MakeX Challenge was held in Thailand, at the Mahidol University in Bangkok, organized by Imagineering Education and Bond L. Cooperation Co., Ltd. with support from the Faculty of Science, Mahidol University. With 52 teams of primary...

The Next Big Job in Tech: Robot Programmer

Nowadays, programming and robotics are no longer the exclusive skills of geeks or computer geniuses. These skills have become an important component of basic education in many places. Therefore, programmable robot are widely used in the education. In Nova Scotia,...

Top 10 Free Resources to Help Your Kids Learn Coding

Nowadays, STEAM education has become an emerging trend worldwide. But, for many parents, introducing their kids to coding can be a challenge, since coding seems to be a very abstract subject for young learners. To solve this problem, many software apps and services...

Introducing Makeblock Neuron Explorer Kit

The Explorer Kit comes with a total of 12 coding blocks including Temperature Sensor, Ranging Sensor, Light Sensor, LED Strip Driver and LED Strip, Dual DC Motor Driver and DC Motor blocks. To help get you started with your new kit, we have included four cardboard templates to build inventions including a piano, ukulele, a car, and an LED sword. New in the Explorer Kit is support for Apple’s Swift Playgrounds app for iPad with which learners can start programming in Swift, and subscribe to the Neuron Playgound for over 30 coding lessons that combine physical and digital construction.

Whitepaper: How to Design STEM Courses in Six Steps

ARS Education As a provider of tools for  STEAM education, Makeblock supports every initiative to involve as many students as possible to this multi-faceted approach to learning – ARS Education is one of those initiatives. Based in Sydney, Australia, ARS was founded...

5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn to Code Right Now

STEAM education: When bringing up coding, the first things that might come to your mind are abstract languages and complicated computer programs that professionals can interprete. So it might sound absurd to introduce your young child to coding from an early age....

Five Answers About Educational Robots

Educational robots are not just plain, old robots. Actually, there are quite a few misunderstandings about them. Today, we are going to lift the veil off the mystery that is the educational robot and give you the facts about them. 1. How is the...

Three Things to Know About Scratch 3.0 and mblock5

Scratch 3.0 and mBlock5 Scratch 3.0 is the new generation of Scratch, one of the most popular programming languages for kids. The new version includes new sprites, a totally new sound editor and dozens of new programming blocks. It is available in more...