littleBits announced littleBits Classroom, an online collection of STEAM and coding lessons and resources. The platform aims to act as a source for teachers for lesson plans and activities that align to state and national standards while also creating an engaging experience for students.
Educators will have access to 250 searchable lessons and 5,000 inventions designed to inspire students’ exploration of STEAM with real-world applications using littleBits assortment of modular snap-together Bits. This includes hands-on projects with coding applications using logic and functions, the ability to bring a favorite story book to life, exploration in geometry and algebraic thinking, and the study of sound frequencies.
“littleBits Classroom will foster design thinking and creative tinkering by putting a library of standards-aligned lessons and activities in the hands of educators,” said Ayah Bdeir, founder and CEO of littleBits. “Students approach learning in many different ways and with content material readily available educators will be able to bring STEAM learning to all students with littleBits.”
In addition to simplifying lesson planning, littleBits Classroom goes further with actionable advice educators can immediately put to use in their school. The platform is flexible to open up creative problem-solving and iterative design by searching for anything from a specific kit to structured curriculum, or inventions of varied complexity.
littleBits also announced BitStar Expert Educators, inviting applications for a team of educators who will take lessons a step further by sharing their approach with peers and engaging with littleBits at a variety of events.