GameSalad STEM Education Bundles with Curriculum

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, STEM Education

GameSalad STEM Bundles with Curriculum

If you are looking for new ways to boost confidence in STEM learning, GameSalad is a great solution for you. Like Unity, GameSalad is a game development tool – however, GameSalad STEM Bundles focus solely on 2D games and require no coding. Giving you more time to focus on teaching programming concepts. Instead of getting bogged down with traditional coding syntax, teach your students about … Read More

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Robotics: Spotlight on Makeblock Ultimate 2.0

kristielCoding & Programming, Robotics

Makeblock Ultimate 2.0 10-in-1 Robot set

As we’ve mentioned before Makeblock offers open source maker sets for the 21st century. Inspiring human creativity through technology is their mission. They are one of the best intelligent hardware companies in the world. Because Makeblock wants everyone to “think, program, create and construct” their dreams, they offer the electronic modules and mechanical parts that make this possible. Constantly innovating, they have … Read More

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Codeybot Makes Learning to Code Fun

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Robotics

Codeybot Makes Learning to Code Fun

Codeybot is the latest innovation from Makeblock, a company so passionate about robotics that they want to share this passion. A leader in the DIY/Maker community, their open-source construction platform is ideal for makers at all levels. Beginners and experienced engineers alike can construct their dreams with the vast array of electronic modules and mechanical parts they offer. Jasen Wang, the founder of Makeblock, is a huge robot enthusiast. … Read More

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001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

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001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

Formerly known as GG Maker, 001 Game Creator introduces young designers to the world of game design with an easy-to-use, intuitive platform. Create 2D and 3D games with the click of a mouse, thanks to the program’s graphically assisted scripting. That’s right, no coding skills required! Engage your students in game design, while exploring basic principles of science, technology, engineering … Read More

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FUZEBOX Makes Coding Accessible and Fun

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FUZEBOX Makes Coding Accessible and Fun

The FUZEBOX is on its way, thanks to team FUZE in the United Kingdom. This is the ultimate coding gadget for beginners and seasoned coders alike. It allows programmers to code fun and relevant applications on laptops, PCs, Raspberry Pi, tablets and smartphone using Windows, Android, or Mac operating systems. This really is the best solution for getting the most out … Read More

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Unity Certified Developer Program for Student Success

kristielAll Topics, Game Design & Development Tools, Unity Game Development

Unity Certified Developer Program

Ever since Studica started selling Unity, customers have asked us if there was a certification program available for it. Unfortunately, the answers used to always be a resounding “no”. However, as of today, Unity offers a Unity Certified Developer Program with special incentives for schools – both secondary and post-secondary. Referring back to our recent blog post, this certification program was … Read More

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Makeblock: Open-source Maker Sets for the 21st Century

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Makeblock: Open-source Maker Sets for the 21st Century

Often referred to as “Lego for adults”, Makeblock engages a builder’s fondness for construction sets with the application of technology. These sets are actually great for makers of all ages, because they are so easily and quickly put together. Like Lego, many Makeblock sets use a construction process that allows each piece to slot together without the need for nuts … Read More

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Obama Pledges $4B through Computer Science for All

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Funding

President Obama recently announced his three-year initiative to empower American students with the computer science skills they need to succeed in a digital economy. This plan, called “Computer Science for All”,  outlines $4 billion in funding to provide schools and educators across the country with the resources they need to teach computer science. This includes training teachers, equipping classrooms and … Read More

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GG Maker Academic Now Available at Studica

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Game Design & Development Tools, STEM Education

GG Maker Game Design Sparks Interactive STEM Learning

Studica recently sealed a deal to offer GG Maker Academic to students, educators and schools. GG Maker is a video game engine that can produce 2D and 3D games very quickly. The engine has been growing in popularity due to its ease of use and low barrier of entry. Studica is the exclusive reseller for the Academic Version of the software. GG … Read More

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Bring fischertechnik to Life with Scratch Programming

kristielCoding & Programming, fischertechnik

Combine fischertechnik ROBO with the visual, easy-to-learn programming language, Scratch. It’s easy to control motors and light indicators instantly with mini-switches and phototransitors. With Scratch, you can program your fischertechnik robotic designs with simple tasks to complex projects. This programming language is specifically designed for students, ages 8 to 16. However, it is used by people of all ages from … Read More

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