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Code Kit: More Powerful than Ever Before

Code Kit is our simple, drag-and-drop coding app for Arduino, launched just a few months ago to replace Codeables Studio. Now, we’ve delivered the next big updated with more features and capabilities than ever before. In this article, we’ll unpack some of the most notable changes and new features, and explain how you can make […]

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3D Printing News

Free Filament with 3D printer purchases for the month of June 2020

We’ve been looking after schools this month with great deals on bundles on 3D printers complete with teachers resources. For the home or commercial user we’ve got some freebies to give away with each 3D printer purchase this June. UP Mini 2 Buy the UP Mini2 ES portable 3D printer and receive 2kgs of PLA […]

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Education News Schools

Laser Cutters EOFY sale

With the end of financial year nearly upon us EduKits are running a special on laser cutters. Deal 1 – For schools with existing filter exhaust systems Emblaser 2 Desktop laser cutter Inbuilt air-assist cutting LightBurn software Pricing $3,679.90Save $131.60 Deal 2 – For schools needing a machine with fume extraction Emblaser 2 Desktop laser […]

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3D Printing Education News

End of financial year 3D printing specials

With schools around Australia resuming as Covid-19 shutdowns ease it would be easy to forget the end of the financial year fast approaching. EduKits are running some great end of financial year specials to help educators bring 3D design and printing to their schools. Special 1 – 3D Printing first experiences bundle This bundle includes: […]

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Arduino Coding News

The best drag-and-drop Arduino block coding editor

Teaching coding to kids can be a little challenging, especially with Arduino. Text-based coding is extremely intimidating for those just getting started, and it’s extremely easy to run into errors if you don’t know what you’re doing. In the classroom, things can get messy pretty quickly. If you’re a digital technologies teacher (or have even […]

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Michael Nixon featured in Australian Information Industry Association ‘Connector Magazine’

Flicking through the pages of this months Connector Magazine published by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) you will find an article on EduKit’s teen founder Michael Nixon. As a previous winner of an AIIA iAwards the follow up article highlights the recent work Michael has been doing to bring industry relevant training to teachers […]

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3D Printing Education News Teaching

What to expect from PrintLab in 2020

PrintLab Classroom is a creative lesson plan portal for teachers looking to integrate 3D printing into core topics such as science, technology, engineering, arts, maths, computing, geography, history, languages and more. Phew! There’s a lot in there. We’re really proud of the product so far, but there’s heaps more to come in 2020. EduKits would […]

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EduKits runs Flight School workshop for curious kids

As part of Sydney’s PlayWorld event held at Darling Harbour EduKits signed on to run a Flight School for kids curious about aeronautic design involving problem solving and physics. We ran two sessions of our Flight School workshop to a room full of excited kids. As part of the session we explored the principles of […]

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EduKits to exhibit at Sydney’s PlayWorld Extravangaza

These October school holidays EduKits will be exhibiting at the 2019 PlayWorld extravanza to be held at Darling Harbour Sydney. We’re joining other leading companies in the toy industry, bringing our take on what inquisitive kids are into including coding, electronics and 3D printing. So what is PlayWorld you might ask? The easiest way to […]

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Education News

One thousand, five hundred reasons to talk to your class about digital citizenship.

This year EduKits is onboard with Trend Micro and their poster competition for kids aged 8-12 years on the theme “How can I be a good digital citizen”. The competition is open to kids attending schools in Australia and New Zealand with some serious prize money on offer. For first place, there’s a sweet $1,500, […]