littleBits STEAM STUDENT SET is an electronics kit for STEAM learning. It includes 16+ hours of lessons with everything that is needed to engage up to 3 students and develop their 21st century skills.
littleBits provides an engaging way to practice STEAM learning goals through building inventions with electronics kit.
littleBits offers comprehensive resources for teachers and students in order to help the usage in classrooms and to activate students through meaningful assignments.
After the linear beginning, the learning journey leads to an open ended problem solving space where students are practicing design thinking skills through building inventions.
The littleBits application provides a learning community, with lesson plans and challenges.
The littleBits application gives opportunities for knowledge sharing and sharing of the creative outcomes, which are centric aspects of the product’s pedagogy.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.