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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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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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Four Year Old Programs Thymio Robot

Thymio is such an easy to learn platform that even tech saavy four year olds can use a computer and program the robot, and understand what they are doing! For young kids we have awesome content and ideas to get them along the way.  Here is an example of some kids using Thymio in Kindergarten […]

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Announcing: Thymio with Scratch, Learn for Free!

We are excited about the recent developments that allow Thymio to integrate with MIT’s Scratch programming language.  The newest version is used best with a Wireless Thymio, as there needs to be a constant and stable connection between the computer and Thymio robot.  A wired Thymio can be used as well, but cannot be disconnected at any […]

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For Primary Students

Thymio is a very dynamic robot to use in your classrooms! Thymio is being currently used in education from Kindergarten through College level classes! Below is some content especially curated for Primary school teaching with Thymio. Workshop Path For Primary Students Watch the Getting Started with Thymio Intro Watch Sensors Video Watch and Participate with Pre-Programmed […]

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#MakeParisHappyAgain

I had fun making this today! The inspiration is from the 10 year old in Paris who won that Fellowship with a Thymio II robot. I imported her project’s 3-D model into the new online software I’m creating with a collaborator in New Zealand to bring creativity and programming robots to all kids. I also […]

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TechyKids uses Innovative Technologies to Inspire Kids in STEM

Recently I woke up to a Facebook post that went viral with 15,000 shares about a 10 year old who applied for a Paris Innovation fellowship with a project she had made with the Thymio Robot and TinkerCAD.  It was an unusual application “amidst mostly computer science Phds and seasoned urban designers”, says the Founding […]

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Three key Tools for Successfully Teaching Engineering to Kids

Now- to unlock the key ingredients so the kids you love in your life can also get ahold of this special recipe…  For starters, I have found that the Thymio Robot along with Autodesk’s TinkerCAD and RobotMagic- a brand new technology that allows kids to program robots in a web browser are the best tools. […]

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