An online hybrid tech school is being launched by Twin Science & Robotics to offer students access to coding training and education of Ivy League quality. For their launch event, they will giveaway 10,000 subscriptions and hand out 1,000 STEM kits to educators. For every new subscription they also give a Twin School scholarship to a child from a disadvantaged background, hence the name ‘twin’.
Asude Altintas Guray, CEO and Co-founder, said, “Our school’s full name is Twin School: Tech4Good. We don’t just want to teach children the know-how, we want to impart humanitarian values to them, too. To this day, we have had over 500,000 children use our STEM kits and STEM apps or attend our STEM workshops, and we have seen them use their know-how to invent earthquake detectors, reforestation robots, or ocean cleaning ships. To make sure not just a select few but all children have access to the skills and the mindset to actualize their dreams, we have come up with Twin School where all children have access to quality education at their fingertips.”
Twin organization has recently been awarded the World Economic Forum’s Smart Toy AI Awards and the Bett 2020 Awards. The organization has also been featured on BBC. They build their products after extensive research and development processes because their employees are award-winning researchers in areas such as artificial intelligence (AI) and educational technologies. Twin School was borne out of one such process, which led them to realize that their current educational system does not prepare children for the challenges ahead.
Twin School offers three packages: Starter, Premium, and Premium Plus. The Twin app’s (free) Starter pack provides all the essentials for fun, such as the DIY project library and the trivia hub. Along with Starter features, Premium members have access to weekly coding and AI classes, weekly insight reports outlining their progress, and fun STEM adventures. A Premium Plus package includes all the Premium features and is enhanced by a STEM kit delivered to the child’s home every two months which includes a coding kit, autonomous vehicle kit, and so much more.