Solutions – Creators

Creators Speciality

Students Code, Create, and Experiment

The Creators Speciality STEAM kit and the Creators Specialty Coding kit are particularly engaging for students with an interest in the hands-on side of coding, STEAM, and engineering. Build contraptions such as catapults, metronomes, submarines, and more.

  • Creators Specialty Overview
  • Creators STEAM Specialty
  • Creators Coding Specialty
  • Two Coding Options

Engaging Students with Hands-On Learning

An alternative to our traditional STEAM and Learn to Code courses, Grade 2 to Grade 8 educators can augment their instruction in our Creators Specialty course. This course comes with NGSS and Common Core (Creators STEAM) or CSTA (Creators Coding) aligned activities that allow students to code, create, and experiment at home or in school, regardless of further changes to their learning environment.

Hands-On Introductory Solution for STEAM

Support up to 30 learners with this Creators STEAM Specialty Bundle, featuring Strawbees. Engage students and expose them to basic engineering principles, with a particular emphasis on the hands-on side of STEAM learning through a combination of a subscription to our coding platform, SAM Studio, Bluetooth-enabled blocks, NGSS and Common Core-aligned activities, and certified educator support.

Features and Benefits

  • 10+ hours of Grades 2-3 NGSS and Common Core-aligned activities and lesson materials written by teachers
  • Affordable, 1-1 or 2-1 model means students can make their kit their own
  • Portable and flexible- Comes in a tray with snap-shut lid for easy transportation and storage
  • SAM Studio provides visual, flow-based coding and immersive block-based coding, covering all student skill-sets 
  • Designed for teachers of all levels of coding and STEAM experience

What's in the kit?

  • Strawbees STEAM Starter Pack
  • 1 Slider
  • 1 Servo Motor
  • 50 Pipe cleaners
  • 2 Servo Motor attachments
  • Ping pong ball 
  • 2 Lego compatible Casings
  • USB Charging Cable

Hands-On Introductory Solution for Coding

Support up to 30 learners Grades 3-8 with this in-class or at-home Creators Coding Specialty Bundle. Engage students to the hands-on side of coding and engineering through a combination of a subscription to our coding platform, SAM Studio, Bluetooth-enabled blocks, NGSS and Common Core-aligned activities, and certified educator support.

Features and Benefits

  • 10+ hours of Grades 3-8 CSTA-aligned activities and lesson materials written by teachers
  • Affordable, 1-1 or 2-1 model means students can make their kit their own
  • Portable and flexible- Comes in a tray with a snap-shut lid for easy transportation and storage
  • SAM Studio provides visual, flow-based coding and immersive block-based coding, covering all student skill-sets 
  • Designed for teachers of all levels of coding and STEAM experience

What's in the kit?

  • 2 DC Motors
  • 100+ Building blocks and Accessories
  • 2 Wheels
  • 1 Roller Ball
  • Car Chassis
  • 2 Large Lego compatible Casings
  • 1 USB Charging Cable

The simplest interface for coding.

You will receive a 1-year subscription to web-based learning platform SAM Studio—to build confidence in young coders with the opportunity to make advancements and build in complexity. This includes 2 coding platforms, SAM Space (flow-based coding) and SAM Blockly (block-based coding).

 

 

Sample Creators Specialty Projects

Giving educators everything they need to turn students into makers.

Sarah Gerhardt

"The first time is going to be messy, but it’s always messy the first time. Each time will get better and your students will LOVE IT."

Sarah Gerhardt

Shorewood Elementary School

Kristen Albright

“When we have the SAM Labs blocks out, there’s very little for us to do in terms of behavioral management as they’re just engaged - they love it.”

Kristen Albright

Radio Park Elementary School

David Gardner

“I love the spirit of collaboration that SAM Labs fosters with my students.”

David Gardner

Spring Creek Elementary School

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