Robot Test Kitchen’s 5 Barrier-Busting Programs!

In correlation with our Illinois Library Association Presentation "We Don't Need No Stinkin' Robots," Robot Kitchen is proud to present our five favorite programs that will help you bust through the most commonly-encountered barriers to technology: time, budget, skills, interest, and support. Keep an eye out for other recommended projects and resources or share your own … Continue reading Robot Test Kitchen’s 5 Barrier-Busting Programs!

What You Don’t Know…

I often feel intimidated by the things I don't know.  Last year I ran across this quote and I mention it in my #ILLibraries15 presentation.  I printed it out and it hangs over my desk at work.  It grabs me every time. It's okay to not know something.  Don't let it intimidate you, let it open new … Continue reading What You Don’t Know…

The Tickle App Made Me Fall in Love with Sphero All over Again

A question that has come up a few times about some of our robots is, "Does this have any educational use, or is it just a toy?" I'd like to always say that it's educational, and emphasize how kids learn through exploration and play. But I do see the other side, especially when it comes … Continue reading The Tickle App Made Me Fall in Love with Sphero All over Again