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January Educator of the Month: Director of Technology Integration and Innovation Kimberly Walker

We’re setting the bar high for 2021 Educators of the Month with standout educator at the Agnes Irwin School, Kimberly Walker! Kim was one of the first to take her students 1:1 with Ozobot, and we had the pleasure of getting to know her and her passion for keeping her students engaged with STEAM during …

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Ozobot’s Year In Review: Reflecting on 2020

January and February of 2020 seem like a lifetime ago. At Ozobot, we had just moved into a new office office overlooking the ocean. We flew—mask-free—across the country to FETC and TCEA and connected with educators face-to-face, introducing them to our recently-launched Ozobot Classroom. The pharse “social distancing” wasn’t in our vocablulary. Obviously, the rest …

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December Educator of the Month: STEAM Lead Teacher Sharon Clark

As 2020 comes to a close, we are excited to announce our final Educator of the Month for the year: Sharon Clark! Sharon is the STEAM Lead Teacher at Haywood County Schools, and she caught our attention on Twitter with thoughtful questions from her students about Ozobot. We just had to get to know the …

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Announcing the Ozobot Thanksgiving Day Parade Float Contest!

Ozosquad, you inspire us and we’re grateful for you—every day, but especially as we reflect close to Thanksgiving! Last year, so many of you shared your Balloons Over Broadway parades and they looked like SO MUCH FUN. This year, we want even more people to get in on the fun and show our appreciation with …

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Announcing a Special Giveaway with our Friends at Bakpax!

Over the past six months, the need to address the equity gap in education has been more apparent than ever. That’s why we were so excited to see the work Bakpax is doing to help teachers ensure seamless continuation of instruction amidst the uncertainty of education in 2020, incuding offering free educator access to their …

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27 Tech Tools Teachers Can Use to Inspire Classroom Creativity

Updated for 2020: Since this post was first written, the education landscape has changed greatly! We’ve updated it to include five more tech tools teachers can use to inspire creativity in the for virtual learning. Virtual Learning Tools The shift to remote learning had many teachers scrambling to find effective ways to share lessons, deliver …

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The Learn Anywhere Giveaway | Take Your Class 1:1 with Ozobot

At Ozobot, we’ve spent the last five months working with districts, teachers, and our extended community to understand education’s new challenges. The result is our newly-launched 1:1 Robotics Program, designed for teaching core subjects anywhere without sacrificing STEAM.  To celebrate the launch of our program, we are doing our biggest giveaway EVER: one educator will …

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3 Activities to Help Students Say Goodbye to Summer

For many, it probably seems that the entire summer was spent thinking about the uncertainties that come along with returning to school during a global pandemic. Even here at Ozobot, we’ve been preparing for our 1:1 Robotics Program for back-to-school so teachers can have ready-to-run lessons to engage students in core subjects at school, at …

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BTS: Getting Ozobot’s New 1:1 Robotics Program Ready for Back-to-School

Like you, we’ve had to adapt to a global pandemic. As a company, we began (and continue to) work from home, but we’ve been working hard as ever to support educators and help them prepare for an uncertain back-to-school season. When school closures first took effect, we asked our educator community what would help them …

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Our Commitment to Black Students & Teachers: Update 1

When we said we want to take long-term action to fight systemic racism in schools, we meant it. For far too long, black students have been denied the same opportunities as their white peers. Many people (including us!) believe that anti-racism can be addressed in the classroom, and we want to do our part. Here’s …

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