Doing More w/ Code. Robotics. Hardware.
Hardware (the physical stuff you can interact with)
Dash & Dot - Download the Tickle (iOS) app and you’ll be able to code and program the Dash & Dot robot.
Lego Mindstorms EV3 - Lego Mindstorms Education enables creative and playful learning experiences that combine best in class robotics with intuitive software.
Sphero - Sphero can be coded with the Tickle app and also the Sphere apps! Really fun.
Vex IQ Robotics - VEX Robotics changes the way students interact with robots, STEAM, and coding. Educators checkout: http://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq/education
Root Robot - Root is designed to fit into every classroom. The robot operates on the whiteboard that's already at the front of the room and has the attention of the class.
Arduino - Arduino is an open-source prototyping platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Get started with Arduino right here: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/HomePage
Raspberry Pi - The Credit Card sized computer. Learn Scratch, Python and play Minecraft. Check out my Minecraft Pi resources here!
SparkFun - - Need to start your electronics and hardware obsession. It starts here.
Adafruit - - Electronics, LEDs, Wearables & more!
The Power of Robotics
Unlocking the Code for Robotics in the Classroom - Julia L. Dweck - on bridging hands on engineering with robotics and coding together.
Software & Applications (the coding part...telling it what to do)
Tickle for iOS - Learn to program Arduino, drones, robots, connected toys, and smart home devices, all wirelessly.
Sphero Apps for Education - Apps for iOS & Android SPRK, Macrolab, Blockly Beta, Draw N' Drive.
Dash & Dot Apps - Wonder. Go. Path. Blockly. Xylo. Free, fundamental for understanding and making.