May 25, 2017

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Wonders 2017: McGraw-Hill’s K–6 ELA Program | SLJ Review

Packed with new features, the updated English Language Arts program includes a student interface where teachers can assign independent work.

Test-Driving Google Arts & Culture | SLJ Review

Google Arts & Culture offers virtual tours and a wealth of multimedia content related to art and museum and historic locations around the world. Carli Spina reviews the learning potential.

Hopscotch App Introduces Kids to Block Programming | SLJ Review

Spell your name with emoji. Draw a snowflake. Create an Angry Birds game. Download Hopscotch and start coding these and other projects in minutes.

SLJ Reviews the littleBits STEAM Student Set

Want to see your students get excited about science, technology, and art? Tell them you have the design to build a throwing arm. Our review of the littleBits STEAM kit.

SLJ Reviews LEGO WeDo 2.0

The second-gen robotics system teaches STEM concepts to elementary students.

This article was published in School Library Journal's April 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Tiny Ozobot Gets Kids into Block-based Programming | Test Drive

School Library Journal reviews Ozobot, the golf-ball size robot designed to draw kids into learning programming.

This article was published in School Library Journal's February 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Sphero Goes Crystal Clear with SPRK, a New Version of the Programmable Robot

SLJ reviews the 2.0 version of Sphero, one of the maker movement’s “robotic darlings,” writes Wendy Stephens, who takes the new, clear skinned SPRK through its paces.

This article was published in School Library Journal's October 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.