education Stories April 3

With the announcement of LEGO Spike Prime, the company is really showing off its commitment to the classroom. LEGO Spike Prime is made with students spanning grades 6-8 in mind, but let’s be honest, every age group can have fun with it.

The set comes with a total of 523 pieces that all work together to provide builders with everything needed to make their own robots. LEGO touts that its hardware is easy to use and that the decision to use Scratch as the programming language will result in an intuitive experience for everyone involved. expand full story

education Stories February 19

expiredLeapFrog’s LeapPad Ultimate has kid-friendly apps preinstalled at an Amazon low of $57 (Reg. $100)

Amazon is offering the LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate for $57.31 shipped. That’s $42 off the going rate found at retailers like Walmart and beats the lowest price we have tracked at Amazon by $2. This tablet features a 7-inch shatter-safe screen and a built-in bumper to keep it up and running despite common tumbles it may take. Anyone using this device will have access to a library of kid-friendly content that is pre-installed and doesn’t require an internet connection. The kid-safe web experience offers access to content deemed appropriate by LeapFrog learning experts. Rated 4/5 stars.

education Stories March 8, 2016

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It has been a while since we’ve heard from LittleBits. Last time, the DIY brand introduced the Gizmos and Gadgets kit with eyes on building a variety of projects like a mega blaster and wireless doorbells. Today, it’s launching a new collection built around on STEAM education values. You’ve likely heard of the STEM programs that are popping up at local schools all over the United States. STEAM simply adds arts and design into the equation.

LittleBits’ new Student Set is designed specifically for this curriculum and includes everything needed to get started…

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education Stories February 2, 2015

LeapFrog LeapTV Educational Active Video Game System for kids ages 3-8 yrs. old: $99 shipped (Reg. $150)

Amazon offers the LeapFrog LeapTV Educational Active Video Game System for $99 with free shipping. All other retailers we checked with are currently selling it for $149 and up. Hundreds of Amazon reviewers rate it 4 out of 5 stars.

“Get minds and bodies moving with LeapTV, the educational, active video gaming system built just for kids ages 3-8 years.”

  • Teaches reading, mathematics, science and problem solving skills. (Games sold separately.)
  • Easy to play 3 ways: body motion, pointer play and classic control. Transforming controller works in two modes.
  • Includes console, camera, mount, transforming controller, HDMI cable, AC power adapter, 16GB of memory and built-in Wi-Fi/Ethernet port for downloads.
  • Works with 100+ LeapFrog educator-approved LeapTV cartridge games, game downloads and videos; kids will never run out of fun!

Looking for more LeapDrof deals? Woot has the LeapPad2 Crayola Creativity Bundle (New/Open Box) for $49.99 + $5 flat rate shipping.

education Stories October 5, 2012

Protect your little web browsers with this customizable content filter that is currently only $24 after a 40% discount! The Internet is a wonderful resource, but the dark corners and back alleys of the web are full of content that you don’t want your children to see. Adult websites and other sites containing inappropriate content for young children are always only a click away. ContentBarrier helps you create an Internet environment that’s SAFE for your children and now you can protect them from these very dangers of internet browsing for ONLY $24.

education Stories April 18, 2012

Get a grasp on the newest, most effective approach to web development as Micheal Hartl walks you through the entire Rails development process: installing and setting up Rails,designing Rails applications with MVC and REST, building dynamic pages, coding effectively in Ruby, implementing registration and authentication, adding social features, even testing and deployment. 

Only $59..usually a $129 value! That’s a 54% savings…hurry only 8 HOURS left!

Don’t pass up this useful course…get it here. 

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