Studica is Now an AndyMark Distributor in Canada

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Robotics

Studica is Now a Distributor for AndyMark in Canada

Robotics education is a key focus of AndyMark. Creating electrical and mechanical parts used in robotics competitions is their passion. Being headquartered in the United States presented some unique obstacles for competitors living in Canada looking to use their products. Purchasing across borders gets complicated when customs and currency conversions come into play. Not to mention, builders on a tight schedule don’t have the time to wait … Read More

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NYC SPARX: Promoting Technology for Girls with fischertechnik

kristielfischertechnik, Robotics, STEM Education

NYC SPARX: Promoting Technology for Girls with fischertechnik

It’s a pretty common stereotype that girls just aren’t into technology. However, more and more, we are starting to see high profile women take charge in traditional, male driven industries. And why not? Major tech companies like Facebook, HP, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, YouTube and more all have powerful women at the helm. Technology and science aren’t just for men – … Read More

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Robotics made easy as 1-2-3 with new Mini Bots set

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, Robotics

The new fischertechnik Education Mini Bots offer a unique approach to robotics by making it simple for children to learn. These clever robot models make it easy to follow lines and avoid obstacles. This one set can build action robots using actuators and sensors, such as IR trail searchers and push-buttons. The Mini Bot programs are saved on the fischertechnik electronics module and can … Read More

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Studica at The Skills Show for WorldSkills UK

kristielAll Topics, Robotics

Our Studica’s UK office is hard at work preparing for the upcoming Skills Show  taking place on 19-21 November at NEC Birmingham in the United Kingdom. Come by and visit our representatives from Studica UK at Stand H19-44 to learn all about the latest technology in education solutions! The Skills Show The Skills Show is the United Kingdom’s largest career and skills … Read More

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New App and Launcher Accessory from Wonder Workshop

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Robotics

Wonder Workshop’s Dash and Dot are some of our favorite robotic solutions for elementary classrooms. These fun robots are perfect for introducing young students to the world of robotics and coding. It is a great start to STEM in elementary education. With planned activities, free app downloads and a range of engaging accessories – what’s not to love? Wonder Workshop … Read More

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Wonder League Robotics Competition for Ages 6-11

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Robotics, STEM Education

Wonder Workshop has started their first Wonder League Robotics Competition and the Minions are all over it! Teams from around the USA and their Dash and Dot robots are ready for action. The grand prize winners will get an all-expense paid STEM Field Trip to California. This trip will allow the winners to meet with top professionals in engineering, game … Read More

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Force Friday Introduces Sphero’s Star Wars Droid BB-8

kristielCoding & Programming, New Releases, Robotics

In preparation for the upcoming release of the Star Wars: Episode VII, Disney has deemed today Force Friday and unveiled a series of toys and other items related to the film. Part of this event introduced us to Sphero’s latest robotic creation, Star Wars droid BB-8. BB-8 is the cousin robot to Sphero’s flagship product of the same name and … Read More

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Studica Congratulates WorldSkills Competition Winners

kristielCompetitions & Contests, Robotics, STEM Education, WorldSkills Robotics

Studica congratulates all the competitors and the 800 volunteers that took part in the 43rd WorldSkills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil. This was an incredible success thanks in large part to the global network of partners, sponsors, advocates and supporters that are dedicated to developing skills excellence across the 75 WorldSkills Member countries. STEM education initiatives that are driving academic … Read More

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WorldSkills 2015 Skills Competitions Heat Up

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Robotics, WorldSkills Robotics

Our coverage of WorldSkills has mainly focused on the mobile robotics and a few other skill competitions. However, there is so much going on at WorldSkills. The size and scope of this professional education event is massive. This professional education event really is the largest in the world. There are 46 different skill competitions at WorldSkills 2015. They are broken … Read More

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WorldSkills Competitors Demonstrate Trade Skills using STEM Approach

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Robotics, WorldSkills Robotics

Today marks the second official day of the Mobile Robotics Competition at WorldSkills 2015 in São Paulo, Brazil. Each team of two, from the 23 different countries competing, will be asked to build, program and troubleshoot their own robotic designs, which will then be required to fulfill tasks commonly demonstrated in manufacturing settings. This is a perfect example of STEM … Read More

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