PledgeCents Preferred Partner Highlight: littleBits
littleBits was founded in 2011 by MIT Graduate, TED Senior Fellow and Cofounder of the Open Hardware Summit, Ayah Bdeir, and has grown to be a global leader in hardware. littleBits is on a mission to democratize hardware by empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small, with its innovative platform of easy-to-use Electronic Building Blocks. The company’s innovative building blocks snap together with magnets to allow anyone to build, invent, and prototype with electronics independent of age, gender and technical background. littleBits is being used by more than 12,000 educators across the world as an engaging tool for making STEAM more accessible to all students and preparing them for the jobs that haven’t been invented yet.
Choose from a variety of easy-to-use electronic building block kits. These kits contain all the necessary items to teach coding skills, build games, and invent with powerful hands-on STEM learning. This method empowers students to engineer real world solutions through invention. All littleBits lessons link to NGSS and Common Core Standards, making teaching fun AND effective.