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Classroom robotics: Motivating independent learning and discovery

This is a reproduction of an article TechyKids Founder, Sharon Marzouk had authored for Robohub on October/3/2013 With a background in mechanical engineering and an interest in design, engineering and working with kids, I happened into robotics education – and now I’ve been happily teaching and involved for five years. I started out teaching Lego Mindstorms […]

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The Story Behind TechyKids

As a kid, Sharon Marzouk, Founder and CEO of TechyKids thrived in school with cross disciplinary hands-on projects.  But these opportunities are often dependent on the individual teacher, and not part of the regular school system. She wanted to create more of a path for this type of learning that engages learners by allowing them […]

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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 with TechyKids Results

Technology workshop of a different kind When one hears the words “technology workshop” one might imagine workstations, cutting edge technology and a group of people of similar skill levels and objectives coming together to learn more. On Sunday, March 11th people from the Belle Haven neighborhood in Menlo Park attended a different kind of technology […]

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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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Bringing Robotics to Chester High School

TechyKids made a visit to Chester High School with an invitation from their Science teacher, Ms. Goldstein.  Chester High school is a Title I school, and many of their students are on free or reduced lunch. After learning with the Thymio robot and TechyKids, the high school students showed high engagement and a strong interest […]