Watch out for the upcoming online playinars with Strawbees and our partners.
Getting Started with Robotic Inventions for micro:bit
UK/EU-friendly times - 3.30pm BST (UK) | 4.30pm CEST (Sweden) | 10.30am EDT (NY, USA) | 9.30am CDT (Texas, USA)
Assemble the Robotic Inventions board with the micro:bit together with Lindsay. Get started on using the Strawbees extension, coding cards and the new resources for physical computing projects in MakeCode!
Educator: Lindsay Balfour (Strawbees)
Stay tuned for more to be scheduled!
Missed any of our playinars? Watch the recordings and download resources here!
Artbots and Architecture
Learn about creative education using architecture & design as holistic real-world phenomena to integrate STEAM subjects from Arkki International, with 26 years of experience and programs approved by the Finnish Ministry of Education.
Halfway through join for a short workshop of building Artbots with Quirkbot. Experiment coding movement and visualize the robot’s movement in an interesting way with markers, watercolor, or any drawing media you have at home.
SamLabs & Strawbees - Remote Learning for Back to School
Watch this webinar as we reveal our collaboration with Sam Yancey, Gifted Teacher at Haywood County Schools on the new distance learning offerings, designed for in-school and at-home learning with Samlabs and Strawbees.
City building and the SDGs
Design a city around different scenarios such as geographic location, population growth, conservation, preservation, or prevention against natural disasters. Learn how to implement concepts of sustainability into a city’s development with the United Nation 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Ideas with Strawbees + micro:bit
In this playinar with Katie Henry from the Micro:bit Education Foundation and Lindsay from Strawbees are giving an introduction to micro:bit & Strawbees using the brand new Robotic Inventions board for physical computing.
Strawbees + Makey Makey Mashup
Watch our hands-on playinar 'Makey Makey + Strawbees Mashup' - it was epic! We found the #RoundtheWorld_ChainReaction Challenge to be a great encouragement to keep learning through play at home. It's also a fun way to connect your ideas with the global community! So grab your Makey Makey, a Strawbees set, and some household materials and join our silly and fun chain reactions below!
Storytelling with micro:bit and Strawbees
Watch our hands-on playinar 'Storytelling with micro:bit + Strawbees'. We want to encourage educators to keep learning through play at home. Bring your micro:bit and Strawbees and anything you have to make a friend(bot) together!
Engineering with paper
Watch our hands-on Playniar 'Engineering with Paper' by creators Godwyn Morris, Paula Frisch, and Lindsay Balfour. The techniques presented give students foundational engineering skills to use for design thinking and engineering challenges. Have paper, tape, scissors, Strawbees, and straws handy to join us for some Engineering with Paper adventures.
Strawbees applies MIT Lifelong Kindergarden’s Creative Learning Spiral Pedagogy. Check out Strawbees Learning, a platform for innovative teachers who embrace creative thinking and hands-on learning. You’ll find downloadable lesson plans, activities and lots of useful support material.
Sign-up to take a guided course when launched with the Strawbees Education team and dive into deeper experiences individually or together as a teacher team in your learning environment!