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Pearson is adding LittleBits kits to its STEM curriculum

Pearson is adding LittleBits kits to its STEM curriculum
From TechCrunch - January 29, 2018

Manhattan-based startup LittleBits has worked hard to shake the tech toy label. While the companys done a good job getting its kid-friendly engineering kits into the hands of schools, a new partnership with Pearson will certainly add an extrabit of legitimacy to the companys methods.

The education publishing giant announced this week that its incorporating LittleBits modular block-based system into its grade three to eight science curriculum in the form of the simply named Pearson littleBits STEM Invention Toolbox.

The partnership is designed to inject a little extra interactivity into Pearsons STEM/STEAM curriculumsomething LittleBits knows quite well. As founder/CEO Ayah Bdeir told us when we visited the companys new offices back in November, I started to realize there was a real opportunity to inspire kids and empower them to get excited about education.

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