Makeblock's $150 "mTiny" can help children learn basic programming and incorporates 300 sound effects, 10 emotions and multiple kinds of track movements.
LEGO Education is collaborating with FIRST to offer two challenges for students to gain skills in architecture, infrastructure and the sustainability of future cities
Consumer robot company iRobot Corp. recently acquired Root Robotics, which caters primarily to K-12. The latter's educational "Root" coding robot grew out of a summer research project in 2011 at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.
This month, New York University's Tandon School of Engineering is offering a free workshop for local middle school teachers on developing STEM lessons in the life sciences, physical sciences and mathematics.