Meet Lyka + our team via weekly video streams

Curious about Lyka? Interested in learning more about how she’s being used as an educational tool in K-2nd classrooms around the world? Have a question for our team? Or maybe you just want to hang out! Join us via for a live video streaming meet-and-greet with Lyka and our team. We’ll be hosting these […]


(audio) Lance Weiler: Story-driven learning + 21st century classrooms

We recently hosted a free online talk and Q&A with co-founder of Connected Sparks and Director of Experiential Learning at Columbia University on story-driven learning and 21st century classrooms. If you weren’t able to make it, you can find the audio here: Direct download of audio HERE (“control” click to download MP3) Some highlights from […]


Lyka’s Adventure and UNICEF

In August 2014 our little robot scientist traveled in her Mystery Bag from Toronto to Haiti on a UNICEF mission. She visited the lovely students of the Community School of Citron Marlique. Before the students discovered Lyka inside her mystery bag, the students gave her a warm welcome in song. The magical moment was captured […]


40 must read books on storytelling, play & design

From Connected Sparks Co-founder, Lance Weiler’s (via his Medium page) What are the best books for those interested in storytelling, play and design? While I was prepping for a course that I’m teaching this semester at Columbia University, I reached out via facebook for some reading recommendations. Below is a partial list of some of […]