Ready to start experiencing TechyKids hands-on with robotics, invention, design-thinking and programming? Well look no further! This is the ultimate way to get started with TechyKids.
Premium Content Includes: Thymio Course (Intermediate), Thymio Tinkercad add-on and Makey Makey Course
The Teacher User License gives access to the teacher dashboard to track students, and also gives you the ability to instantly register students one by one, or by uploading a spreadsheet. The Teacher user license also includes complimentary registration into the Teacher Course.
This introductory course is recommended for all students and teachers to take. It will lays the foundation for the needed classroom culture, emphasizing respect for one another, collaboration, creativity, and embracing failure and innovation. Also explains the frame work for TechyKids.
Create an interactive animal robot project while learning all about robotics, and the Thymio robot. Learn programming, build off of the Thymio robot with LEGO, and even create your own movie starring your new robot animal!
This course allows you to learn how to get started with Thymio and Scratch for Thymio, also included is some help with getting started with Scratch. Enrolling in this course will allow you to track your progress and earn badges.
Create your own invention while learning about coding the Thymio robot. Be creative and technical as you brainstorm, invent, code, build and even create a movie showing off your new innovation! Recommended for 4th grade and up, or for those who have a robotics foundation. Thymio Course (Beginner) is recommended as a prerequisite.
Create your interactive game or experience with Scratch and the Makey Makey! Learn about user interaction design, Scratch programming, and all about the Makey Makey. By the end of this course you’ll have created your own unique user interaction experience with both a physical invention and a programmed Scratch game.
Additional 1-year student license with premium content included. Must be student in class.
Thymio is an awesome little robot with over 20 sensors, 40 lights, 2 motors, and LEGO integration. Kids love Thymio because it is personable and inspires thought and creativity, and grownups love it for just the same reasons. Scroll below for more information.
Thymio - Can run programs untethered to the computer, but needs a USB to send updated programs to the robot.
Wireless Thymio - Can be re-programmed wirelessly. Comes with a dongle to attach to the computer and has a wireless board soldered onto the internal Thymio circuit board. Especially important to get this option if using with Scratch programming language, Android Tablet, or young kids who have difficulty plugging and unplugging micro-usb connections.
Thymio can be controlled with a remote control! We've already tested and created the instructions for this remote so you can plug and play. This is the perfect accessory to projects that you wish to control from a far.
Instructions can be found here.
Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything inbetween: The kit will include everything you see above: Makey Makey, Alligator Clips, USB Cable.