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TechyKids Booth and Presentation at Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

  Visit us at @ Our Booth! Come to our Talk!  Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 18-20  LOCATION: Zone 3 in Fiesta: Main Room   What’s New? The TechyKids Learning System for Home and Schools!  Come to our booth and/or talk and see how you can start learning with TechyKids! We’ll be at Maker Faire, will you? Maker Faire […]

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Tedx – Future of Education

 In March of 2017 Founder of TechyKids, Sharon Marzouk gave a Tedx talk on “The Future of Education”.   She was invited to talk by one of her former students, Nicolas Tan.  Nicolas was a student of Ms. Marzouk’s at Woodland school, then attended TechyKids camp during that summer.  A few years later Nicolas interned […]

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Thymio Artistic ECAL Video with 50 Robots

During a one week workshop students were asked to develop projects using the Thymio robot. 50 Robots were available. The week began with an introduction to Thymio and its secrets by Prof. Francesco Mondada from EPFL. Students worked then in group with the task to make Thymio(s) write a word, all those words was then […]

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Belle Haven Community Workshop

TechyKids is hosting a workshop for the Menlo Park Belle Haven community, that is just $6 for Belle Haven residents, INCLUDING lunch! Go here to register: https://www.techykids.com/product/techykids-student-workshop/

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Comparing the Different Educational Robots

It is a common question- how do the different educational robots compare, and which educational robot should I get?  There are many out there, and it can be confusing to know which one to pick.  Sharon Marzouk has been teaching educational robotics and technology for over 8 years, has working in schools, after schools and […]

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Configure Wireless Thymio

Network configuration guide Wireless Thymio Package Contents A Dongle (USB adapter) that allows the computer to communicate with the Wireless Thymio robots The Wireless Thymio robot can communicate with other Wireless Thymio robots and dongles that are connected to the same network. The USB cable is used to charge the robot and program it (you can also program it in wireless […]

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Activity Challenge Cards for Thymio

If you are looking for activity cards to prompt projects and challenges, you’ll find them at here. These are the printed sheets needed for some of the projects on the cards: https://aseba.wdfiles.com/local–files/fr%3Athymiochallengepack/Thymio_activity_sheets.pdf (Note: The Paper must be of a large size)

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Voice Recorder Thymio

Required additional Materials:  MicroSD Class 4 Card  Voice Recorder Thymio Project This code transforms Thymio into a sound recorder.  Watch the video to see how it works: Thymio will be Red when recording in progress. Thymio will be Green when Playing back a recording. # This script transforms your Thymio into a sound recorder. # Pressing […]

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Adding LEGO to Thymio

Suggested Materials Lego Technic Set for Classrooms LEGO 81.6×15 wheels Various Thymio LEGO Connection Points Attach standard Lego Bricks to the top surface: Attach a standard Lego Brick to the wheel: Attach a round LEGO hole to the hitch to have the robot pull it along: Use Axles into the side: How to Attach A large LEGO […]