Introduction to Sony KOOV


Date & Time

August 4, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Virtual Event

Upon registration, you will then receive a Zoom meeting invite to connect to the webinar prior to the event. The session will be recorded and available for review for all registered attendees.

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Event is Free to Participants, Preregistration required.

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Join NYSCATE Corporate Council member Sony for this engaging hour-long webinar to learn more about KOOV, the all-in-one coding, robotics, and design kit that combines digital coding with physical building to teach the next generation of innovators.

What will you learn?

  • Basic operation and uses of KOOV Educator Kit that includes 50+ hour learning course, 55+ robot builds, classroom management software, and more. 

  • Overview of Sony’s STEM program including unique features and standards-based curriculum.

  • Information on KOOV Challenge 2021, an international robotics contest for students

Laurie Guyon

Join Laurie Guyon, Coordinator for Model Schools at WSWHE BOCES, to learn how to obtain a better understanding and comfortability of Sony KOOV in the classroom.


Audience:  District and school leaders, curriculum and instruction directors, principals, teachers, STEM coordinators

Laurie Guyon, Coordinator for Model Schools at WSWHE BOCES

Laurie Guyon is the Coordinator for Model Schools at WSWHE BOCES in Saratoga Springs, New York, and a trainer with NYSCATE. She is the Capital Region Director for NYSCATE as well as a part of their social media team and their Volunteer Hall of Fame. She is a chapter co-author of Professional Development is a Plan, Not a Fix in the book What teacher educators should have learned from 2020. Laurie was named CoSN’s NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders in 2020 and earned the Spotlight Award at BOCES. Laurie was a mentor for the DigCit Institute Global Impactor Program. She is an ISTE Certified Educator, Google Cloud Certified, Google Certified Educator and Trainer. Laurie is a Common Sense Ambassador, Buncee Ambassador and Educator, Seesaw Ambassador and Pioneer, Nearpod PioNear, Flipgrid Ambassador, Sphero Hero, Wonder Squad Ambassador, Kami Hero, BreakoutEDU Authorized Trainer, Genially Ambassador, Wakelet Ambassador, 3D Bear Ambassador, IORAD Ambassador, Osmo Ambassador, and a Screencastify Master Screencaster. She has presented at many conferences, taught workshops at Skidmore College and with the Greater Capital District Teacher Center on integrating technology in literacy. Laurie was an adjunct professor for SUNY Plattsburgh where she taught Digital Age Learning in the SBL program. She is also a proud mom and coffee lover.

If you have any questions about the webinar, please email Sean McDonough at smcdonough@nyscate.org.