“For all three of us, our favorite childhood toys developed the kind of the thinking that we ultimately used in STEM subjects later on.” By Alice Brooks, Bettina Chen & Jennifer Kessler (Founders, Maykah) We all had favorite toys growing up. But did you ever think about how those toys influenced who you are today? [...]
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Ladyada’s workshop is a place to you explore all the cool things you build and use when you’re an engineer! By Limor Fried (Founder & Engineer, Adafruit Industries) Will LEGO produce a hardware hacker’s idea of a set for girls? We are very excited about this experiment. Here is our “Ladyada’s workshop” LEGO page. We [...]
By Alicia Liu (Product Manager/Mobile Developer, Select Start) Lego is at it again: trying to make Lego appeal to girls. The introduction of “Lego Friends” should be good news right? With evidence that Lego is a gateway to science and engineering, and that playing with Lego improves spatial, mathematical, and fine motor skills, surely this [...]