#28 of the 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts –
28. Wonder Workshop – Robots that make learning to code fun
As nominated by Nikolaos Chatzopoulos of Tech Trends 4 Teachers.
Founded in 2012, Wonder Workshop is the market leading platform for children to learn computer science and robotics beginning at elementary school age. The company’s first generation robots, Dash and Dot, are widely recognized in education and have won many major industry awards.
Today, their Dash and Dot robots, which work in tandem with a suit of free apps compatible with more than 40 iOS, Android and Kindle devices, are used as learning tools in nearly 10,000 elementary schools around the world and hundreds of thousands of homes with children. The annual Wonder Workshop Robotics Competition, which has grown 5x year-over-year, currently has over 22,000 participants from 57 countries, almost half of which are women.