If you’re looking for educational programs for your kiddos (or something to soothe your soul), I highly recommend Fred Rogers iconic show. I recently stumbled across a website that provides a weeks worth of Mister Rogers episodes for free! The… Read more
How to bring tech and making into any classroom! (1/4)
Turns out Ms. Frizzle from The Magic School Bus had it right all along! In the era of the Next Generation Science Standards, there is a great deal of evidence that experiential and project-based learning are effective approaches to education…. Read more
Home automation for the goodest boi: a Dog Door Opener!
My dog, Marley, is, like most dogs, the goodest boi. But he also has a lot of anxiety, mostly when I am not home. I panic every time I come home and Marley is not there to eagerly and… Read more
Lessons from the Classroom: Acting in Kindness
Teaching is HARD. It involves so much: planning and organizing, understanding content well enough to break it down and scaffold and explain in different ways, communication, improvisation, empathy, being able to identify what’s working and what’s not and quickly pivot,… Read more
Student Project: Mini Robotic Table!
I am so proud of all of my students, especially when they tackle and conquer difficult projects, like one of my students did recently when she completed a prototype of her Mini Robotic Table. … A Robotic Table?! Heck yes!!… Read more
FoxBot Featured by EdTech Roundup!
The EdTech Roundup by run by Mike Karlin is a great source for educators and tech enthusiasts alike to learn more about how schools use educational tech, from apps to physical devices. We are pleased to announce that FoxBot Industries… Read more
How do I get started learning Arduino?
One of the most common questions I get is “How do I get started learning X?” (Where X is a some topic in STEM, most often electronics and programing). In an effort to help as many people as possible, I… Read more
Make magic with the micro:bit!
In this world, technology can feel like magic. So let’s use tech to be real life wizards! Check out the video to see a fun demo of two magic wand projects, then learn how to build your own with our… Read more
FoxBot Guest Post: Gesture-Controlled Lighting!
We are excited to announce our first ever guest tutorial! Designed and developed by Miranda Hanson, a Seattle-based maker, this tutorial will teach you how to build gesture controlled lights! Miranda created this awesome project because she wanted to build… Read more
FoxBot Founder/CEO Featured by Gadegetronix!
Gadgetronicx is an educational website and online community of electronics enthusiasts who share their creations, ideas, and tips and tricks for working with electronics and bringing ideas to life. Founded in April 2012 by Frank Donald and powered by many… Read more