Trashbots are on Indiegogo right now! A fun inexpensive way to bring STEAM robotics into your classroom. In this episode, Jon talks with Sidharth Srinivasan one of the founders of Trashbots. He is only 16 years old and just finished his sophomore year of high school. Listen to his story about how Sidharth and his brother got the inspiration to start Trashbots.
We welcome special guest Vicky Sedgwick on the show to talk BBC Micro:bits. Join Jon Samuelson and Brian Briggs for an extended episode on this great physical computing device. There is also an Adobe Spark page of resources for the show. Check out @jonsamuelson on Twitter for the details.
Our special guest is Tara Linney talking about her new book, Achieving Gender Equity in Coding. Jon Samuelson talks with Tara about how we can start to make a difference and strategies to teach computer science.
Brian Briggs, Jon Samuelson, and special guest, Susan Stewart talk about all things Hour of Code. It's easy to try, so be like Nike and just do it! We will give you the resources with links of places to start on the Twitters. Check out @bribriggs, @jonsamuelson, and @techcoachsusan for the list.
Brian Briggs and Jon Samuelson discuss Ozobots and how they are using them with students. There is also a good story on how Ozobots were low frustration for a special education classroom. There is always some cool finds on Crowdsource Corner...so give us a try!
Jon Samuelson and Brian Briggs talk about what they are looking forward to in STEAM this upcoming school year, and give you some ideas for your classroom. We buy the toys and give you our opinion so you can make informed decisions. The Steam Team is back!