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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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Visit us at Maker Faire, May 20-22!

Location Update: The Techykids.com Booth will be in the Make: Activities Tent.  See you There! TechyKids.com will be having a booth at Maker Faire (May 20-22nd in San Mateo) again this year, and is looking for volunteers! Students 4th grade and up with Thymio experience can select a spot to volunteer for with parent permission […]

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Happy Kids, Happy Us!

The TechyKids Krew Hosted a 2 hour workshop at the Lewis and Joan Platt East Palo Alto Family YMCA for Play60.  We had about 12 participants and they learned about robotics, programming, and how to build off of the Thymio robot.  It was a blast!      

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Happy Halloween!

We are VERY Excited about Halloween this year!  This year there a bunch of new and fabulous Thymio projects for you to create!  Click on each picture to get to the project instructions, and have a SPOOKY Halloween!   P.S.  To celebrate Halloween Sharon dressed up in TechyKids colors this year- complete with purple and […]

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Scratch with Thymio

Know it all already?  Then just: Open  Thymio Web Bridge on your computer Pick one: Beginner Blocks, Intermediate Blocks, Advanced Blocks Or open up a project:          https://aseba-community.github.io/thymio-scratchx/index-en.html#activities   Just getting Started? Start here! 1) Watch: An example Scratch Thymio project: 2) Go to Website and Install Aseba 1.6 Go to this website: https://aseba-community.github.io/thymio-scratchx/index-en.html —Follow […]

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“Start a Robotics Program at your School” Maker Faire Presentation

TechyKids Founder Sharon Marzouk gave a presentation at Maker Faire on the MakerED stage on how to “Start a Robotics Program at your School on the Cheap”.  We recorded it in case you missed it, or were looking to share with with your school administration.  

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Update Firmware

The Latest Thymio Firmware is V10 (as of June 2016) 1) Download V10 firmware update (firmware will improve sensor readings, add Thymio interactivity, and allow volume control) Check the release notes for V10 Check to see if there is a more recent firmware update 2) Watch instructional video and follow along Make sure Thymio has at […]

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TechyKids Founder, Sharon Marzouk Featured in South Bay Accent Magazine

We are honored and pleased to announce that the August/September 2014 issue of South Bay Accent August/September 2014 issue features the Founder of Techykids.com, Sharon Marzouk.  For the issue she was interviewed about Technology in schools in the bay area.  Check out the issue to learn about STEM in schools! Link to Article Text   […]

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