Robomatter, Inc. and Engineering For Kids Announce Partnership to Bring STEM Education to Students across North America
The new partnership between Robomatter and Engineering For Kids will deliver Robomatter’s robotics and computer science STEM education content to students in the United States, Canada, and Mexico
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Robomatter, Incorporated, a global leader in STEM education, and Engineering For Kids (EFK), a leading provider of extracurricular STEM programs, announced a new partnership to bring Robomatter's research-based robotics and computer science educational content to students across North America, helping ensure students are prepared to compete in the 21st century.
"Engineers are critical to our future, and that is one of the main reasons our educational solutions are focused on the technology and engineering aspects of STEM," says Skip Smith, President and CEO of Robomatter. "We're excited to partner with Engineering For Kids to make quality, research-based STEM education available to students throughout the U.S. and North America."
"My dream is that Engineering For Kids reaches as many communities as possible, inspiring the next generation of young and inquiring minds," says EFK Founder and CEO, Dori Roberts. "We are thrilled to partner with Robomatter, giving our students even more opportunities to explore robotics and software engineering in a real world environment."
The new programs will use Robomatter's research-based technology and teaching methods, based on research from the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy, to engage kids of all ages in interactive, hands-on learning that teaches foundational engineering concepts, as well as critical college and career-readiness skills. The new programs will be offered beginning this spring.
Founded by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Robomatter Incorporated uses research-based technology and teaching methods, developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy, to provide high-quality, cost-effective K-12 STEM education solutions to classrooms around the world, helping ensure students are ready to compete in a global, emerging economy. To learn more, visit www.robomatter.com.
About Engineering For Kids
Today, Engineering For Kids offers a full catalog of programs for children ages 4 to 14, introducing them to a wide variety of science, mathematical and engineering concepts through an engaging and hands-on approach. For more information about Engineering For Kids programs in the area, or information about becoming an Engineering For Kids franchise owner, visit www.engineeringforkids.com.