The Earl Center for Learning and Innovation supports the academic and professional experience of the Wheelock community and serves as a resource for current and future educators, social workers, and child life professionals within Wheelock and across Boston. Together with the Library, we provide a rich, well-rounded set of resources for both research and practice.
This free event, held at the Earl Center on 10/5 from 3-6pm, is special afternoon of spiritual activism. It includes a Live Music & Fearless Flow Yoga class led by Karen Kenney (music provided by Chris Lester) - followed by a talk and Q&A with Dan K. Owusu, a Ghanaian-born artist and filmmaker and Wheelock professor. Learn more from this recent blog post.
A great little set with a number of coding blocks, it is designed to introduce coding to children. The main character is our furry friend Awbie, who seems to be Bigfoot's little cousin. The player helps Awbie by using the coding blocks to move Awbie forward a space, to turn, to jump, to grab strawberries, and so forth. Pressing the "play" button gets Awbie started on the moves the player has designed - and then we find out if Awbie is successful or not!
Designed by electronics company Evollve, the Ozobot Bit is a palm-sized device that looks a little like a bon-bon, but you can dress it up with the tickers and chipboard decorations like ears and horns that it comes with. This little bot uses a micro USB based rechargeable LiPoly battery. Continue Reading