To identify a visual learner, look for how they respond or react to information that is presented.
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Get To Know the Visual Learner: Three Ways to Embrace the Visual Learning Style with STEM

In this article, we’ll focus on visual learners. What is considered visual learning, and how can teachers and parents optimize the visual learning environment?

To identify a visual learner, look for how they respond or react to information that is presented.
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Get To Know the Visual Learner: Three Ways to Embrace the Visual Learning Style with STEM

In this article, we’ll focus on visual learners. What is considered visual learning, and how can teachers and parents optimize the visual learning environment?

Use these helpful tips when setting up your kindergarten classroom.
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5 Helpful Tips for Setting Up the Kindergarten Classroom

Kindergarten marks the first of many milestones in a student’s educational journey. It signals the transition into the realm of being a “big kid.” At the same time, exploration, collaboration, and play are still embedded into the curriculum and daily tasks and lessons. 
A boy and a girl sit at a table while dying eggs make silly faces into a spoon.
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15 Wacky Wednesday Ideas: Easy & Fun Activities in 2022

Making learning fun and engaging for your students can sometimes feel like pulling a cat out of a hat, especially if you’ve created multi-medium lesson plans for many years. Thankfully, there’s a quick and easy way to add some excitement into your in-person and virtual classroom: Wacky Wednesday.

There are several STEM trends in education we're expecting to see in 2022.
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5 STEM Trends in Education for 2022

2022 is in full swing and all of us at Sphero are looking ahead to an exciting new year in STEM and computer science education. 
Celebrate Black History Month by learning about 15 notable BlacksScientists, engineers and STEM visionaries.
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17 Black Scientists, Engineers, & Leaders in STEM to Honor During Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an important time to recognize the challenges and injustices Black people have faced throughout history and into today. It’s also a time to celebrate and honor the many notable changemakers of color, especially those of which we can thank for pioneering the way through influential discoveries in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Students can learn unplugged coding concepts with a screenless learning robot like Sphero indi.
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Unplugged Coding: Activities, Tips, Games, & More

Unplugged coding is teaching coding concepts without using devices. It is learning how to code without writing lines of code. When coding unplugged, students use their knowledge to work on computational challenges that will help them understand the concepts they’ll use in coding projects. 
Math puzzles are a great way to make learning math more enjoyable for your students.
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Our Favorite Math Puzzles: Can Your Students Solve Them All?

Math puzzles and brain teasers are the academic version of sneaking veggies into a slice of cake. Kids have so much fun solving problems and playing games that they won’t even realize they’re applying mathematical concepts, practicing computation skills, and using logical reasoning.
There are so many fun and engaging ways to teach kids to code.
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8 of Our Favorite Ways to Teach Kids to Code

Modern technology has an enormous influence on the changes in our society. Kids must learn how to code and be familiar with coding concepts to thrive in this digital world.
A student uses block coding for kids in the Sphero Edu app to program a Sphero BOLT robot.
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What is Block Coding for Kids?

Learning programming gives kids critical skills in an increasingly digital world, but standard text-based programming languages can be a challenge for people of all ages. Block-based coding can be the solution that makes the learning curve more gradual. Not only is it fun to learn, but it also provides a sound foundation for learning other programming technologies.
A girl looks frustrated at the kitchen table as she looks at he tablet while her mom leans in to assure her.
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Stress Management for Kids: 9 Ways To Reduce Student Stress In 2022

Everybody experiences stress and deals with stress differently. When kids experience stress, though, they may not have the ability to manage these stressful feelings using healthy behavior.
Students can learn the engineering design process with programmable robots like Sphero BOLT.
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The Engineering Design Process: A Handbook for Students

The engineering design process is an integral part of learning. It is used in all aspects of our learning, whether in Math, Language, Social Studies, or Science. 
Students earn a number of benefits from competing in a robotics competition.
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How Robotics Competitions Bring Kids Together

What if students could take their computational thinking skills to an even higher level? With a robotics competition, they can.
Celebrate CSEdWeek with new Hour of Code activities from Sphero.
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3 New Hour of Code Activities for 2021

Let’s explore what CSEdWeek is and how you and your students can celebrate the Hour of Code this year. We’ve even created three new activities to help you get started!