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  • July Educators of the Month: Curriculum Collaborators on a Mission
    by Danielle Garcia on July 11, 2019 at 4:02 pm

    This July, we are once again celebrating a Summer of STEAM. Want to know one of our favorite parts of STEAM curriculum? The collaboration and camaraderie that results from both students and educators working together to teach and learn it! Allow us to introduce our two Educators of the Month for July: Matt Schachtel and […]

  • What Happened to Boredom? Why Your Kids Need to Experience It
    by Heather Myers on July 9, 2019 at 4:37 pm

    Has it happened in your house yet? We’re a few weeks into summer vacation, and the novelty of not having to go to school is probably wearing off for your kids. By our calculations, they’ve already said “I’m bored” at least three times. After all, they are used to being told exactly what to do […]

  • Why Social And Emotional Learning Is Important Year-Round (Plus, An Ozobot Activity To Integrate!)
    by Heather Myers on July 8, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    There is a new phrase gaining steam (see what we did there?) in the educator community: social and emotional learning (SEL). SEL is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. Although […]

  • From One Signal of Liberty to a Symbol of Coding
    by Danielle Garcia on July 3, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    Evo has spent a lot of time thinking about where to go on a trip for the Fourth of July.  Thinking… thinking… think, think, think… AHA! Where better to go on Independence Day than one of the most patriotic cities of our nation – Philadelphia! Evo researched the great city of Philly, and found numerous […]

  • Ozobot Lesson for “The Great South American Eclipse” Today!
    by Danielle Garcia on July 2, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    2019 has been a great year for celestial events! We saw the Super Blood Wolf Moon in January, which was the combination of a full moon and the last total lunar eclipse until 2021. We’re familiar with the saying, “once in a blue moon,” right? Well, we got a seasonal blue moon in May. The […]

  • The Secret Is Out! Announcing Ozobot Classroom, The First-Ever STEAM Learning Management System
    by Heather Myers on June 27, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    There are some big, exciting things happening over here at Ozobot HQ. We are thrilled to finally unveil what we’ve been secretly working on. As leaders in the STEAM education field, we know how important it is for educators to not only have the latest and greatest physical tools, but also a valuable system to […]

  • Our Favorite OzoThings Shared In June
    by Heather Myers on June 25, 2019 at 10:27 pm

    Hello, summer! We sure have missed you! This month marks the end of the school year and the beginning of our favorite season. It is pretty bittersweet for most educators, as they say goodbye to students they’ve come to care for, but also get to embark on a much-needed break from teaching young minds. June […]

  • Street Art Meets Audiovisual Installation: An Interview with Artist and Engineer Philipp Frank
    by Heather Myers on June 20, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    Street art, also known as “graffiti,” has a history dating way back to the Stone Age, but really started to become a worldwide phenomenon in 1949–with the invention of the aerosol spray can. Fast forward to the early 90’s when twenty-something, Philipp Frank, started to discover his passion for graffiti writing. Little did he know, […]

  • How Teachers Can Balance Diverse Learners in a Packed Classroom
    by Heather Myers on June 19, 2019 at 1:23 am

    As classroom sizes grow, teachers are contending with more learning styles and abilities in one room. This is especially prevalent in elementary schools, where students are sorted based on age rather than knowledge level. This creates classroom management problems, where teachers are left trying to challenge high-performers while making sure struggling students keep up. How […]

  • #DadLife: Why Modern Day Fathers Are The Best
    by Heather Myers on June 14, 2019 at 1:05 am

    The role of a father has changed over the last 50 years. These days, mothers are the primary or sole earners for 40 percent of households with children under 18, compared with 11 percent in 1960. More and more dads are stepping it up at home when it comes to parenting, and they’re doing it […]

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