Category: iWorld Australia

Kano’s first Star Wars coding kit lets programming Padawans use the force

Blair Altland – Sep. 30th 2019 @blairaltland Back in January, we first got word of Kano and Disney’s partnership to bring a coding kit from a galaxy far, far away to market sometime in 2019. Now today we are getting an official look at what the two companies have in store for us. Available later … continue reading

iWorld Australia inks exclusive ANZ distribution agreement with ‘Curioscope’

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2019 AUGMENTED REALITY, MEET THE CLASSROOM An immersive, award winning classroom tool, allowing you to deliver a learning experience that makes the wonder of human anatomy both memorable, engaging and accessible to everyone. The Virtual-Tee combines a t-shirt with a free snap enabling your students to learn about the human body… … continue reading

Press Release – STEAM learning gets its own future-ready Ambassador!

Awarded Educator Jonathan Nalder joins the iWorld STEAM team as an ambassador to help schools explore what best practice in future-ready learning looks like. Schools have long known that trans-disciplinary learning is vital to prepare students for a fast-changing world, but Educator of 19 years Jonathan Nalder has developed a framework to help map out … continue reading

iWorld Australia Releases New Line of Invention Kits to Inspire Kids to be Changemakers

Inventor of the Electronic Building Block Encourages Kids to Use STEAM to Invent for Good, Create New Ways to Make Music, and Break Boundaries in Space

Melbourne – September 13, 2018 – littleBits , the inventor of the electronic building block, is using kids’ own passions to get them excited about STEM/ STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) at home and at school. Today, the company introduced a line of three new inventor kits that challenge kids to build fun, playful inventions and give them the lifelong skills necessary to change the world.

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What’s New in September 2018

Check out the new product for September below.

NEW littleBits Intro Inventor Kit

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The Intro Inventor Kit from littleBits includes everything creative kids need to turn their ideas into inventions! With a range of Bits that move, light up, and make noise, kids gain STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) skills by learning how technology is built. Over 12 activities in the free Inventor App guide kids through building fun inventions, like a voice-activated robotic gripper arm or a room-protecting intruder alarm. Then kids are challenged to create their own inventions to improve their room, help their community, or save the world. Through hands-on play, kids gain lifelong skills to become changemakers through invention. Product features include in-app instructions for over 12 activities, tech sensors, paper templates, mounting boards, LED light, motor, stickers, free Inventor App, and battery.
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iWorld Australia Releases NEW 2018 Crosley Range

Melbourne – August 27, 2018 –  iWorld Australia, together with Crosley, the leaders in consumer turntables, jukeboxes and radios, have launched a new range of premium turntables and bluetooth speakers. The new & exciting products will suit anyone that likes to enjoy listening to their vinyl collection.

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“Inventors, Assemble!” iWorld Australia Introduces the littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

Kids Can Now Create, Customize, and Code their Own Super Powers

Melbourne – August 2, 2018– iWorld Australia and littleBits, the inventor of the electronic building block, today introduced the Avengers Hero Inventor Kit in collaboration with Marvel Entertainment, LLC. The new kit allows kids to create and customize high-tech hero gear and a unique Super Hero identity using littleBits electronic blocks.

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Over $20K in Prizes up for Grabs in The Ultimate STEAM Competition

Moorabbin – July 17th, 2018 – iWorld Australia has partnered with JB Hi-Fi Solutions for Education and Australian Geographic to launch the Ultimate STEAM Competition to all educators in Australia and New Zealand. Educators can WIN over $20,000 in STEAM and electronic products for their school or education institution by entering the free competition. Our STEAM education partners in this competition are littleBits, Teknikio, Circuit Scribe, Kano, MudWatt, Robobloq, Strawbees and Primo Toys. continue reading

iWorld Australia Partners up with the Singing Machine Co

Moorabbin- July 9th 2018  iWorld Australia is proud to announce a new partnership with Singing Machine which will support their mission of creating joy through music.

Research has shown that singing positively affects key areas of development, including Language Development, Confidence and Self Esteem, Brain and Body Development, and Overall Wellness. iWorld will carry a mix of Singing Machine products, from portable Microphone/Speakers to Karaoke Machines from our Classic Line, Download Line, and our highly rated extra microphone.

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iWorld Australia inks exclusive ANZ deal with Robobloq

Based in Shenzhen, China, Robobloq is a new high tech player in STEM* education solution development.

*STEM: Science, Technology, Education, Mathematics

The Robobloq Robot construction platform consists of 500+ anodized aluminum parts including beams, gears, shafts and motors which are all under one standardized uniform design. They are non-toxic, harmless, sturdy and re-useable.

Robobloq has more than 40 different electronic modules such as a Camera module, USIM module, Memory module, Solar Power module, Pressure Sensor module, and Gas sensor module. These modules are compatible with our drag-and-drop coding interface and traditional languages like Python, JavaScript, C++ and Swift. continue reading