Exploring Top EdTech Trends Through the Lens of OKdo at BETT 2024

OKdo at BETT 2024
OKdo at BETT 2024

As BETT 2024 came to a close, the global education community left ExCeL London brimming with inspiration and innovation. Among the diverse array of changemakers and EdTech providers, OKdo, as part of the RS Group, showcased its commitment to empowering the younger generation with the tools and knowledge needed to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of technology. In this blog post, we’ll delve into OKdo’s journey at BETT 2024, highlighting key takeaways and exploring top EdTech trends shaping STEM education in 2024. Join us as we explore the exciting world of EdTech and OKdo’s role in inspiring the next generation of innovators.

OKdo at BETT in 2024: The Main Highlights of the Event

This year the BETT show welcomed over 30K of the global education community including education changemakers and innovative EdTech providers, game-changing governments and charities, over 2000 children, 300 world-class speakers…and most important of all, you!

“OKdo, as part of the RS Group, holds a significant presence in the industrial realm. This expertise empowers us to help and nurture the younger generations in the understanding of technology, aiming to inspire them and ignite the curiosity that may lead them to pursue engineering careers in the future.”

Nadia Gonzalez
Global Category Manager – Education

At OKdo, we offer an extensive range of STEM tools tailored to equip educators with everything necessary to facilitate STEM education in their classrooms. This includes comprehensive teaching resources, lesson plans, engaging projects, and high-quality hardware from renowned industry brands. “While our focus is on supporting teachers and students, we also recognize the importance of involving parents in this journey. By encouraging parents to engage with their children in exploring robotics and embracing coding fundamentals from an early age, we aim to create a holistic learning environment”, added Nadia.

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“One of our flagship solutions is the micro:bit mini computer, complemented by an entire ecosystem that allows for the integration of various sensors and modules during lessons, enhancing the excitement of STEM learning. Teaching coding basics with the micro:bit is straightforward, utilizing user-friendly programming languages like MakeCode, which employs drag-and-drop blocks. This approach gradually transitions students to more advanced coding languages like Python.”

Nadia Gonzalez
Global Category Manager – Education

And for those looking for tools which don’t require coding, we offer a range of products including Bare Conductive electric paint kits, ideal for introducing students to the fundamentals of electric circuits. Similarly, LEGO Education kits cater to young learners, fostering creativity through hands-on experiences without the need for coding.

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You can explore our comprehensive EdTech ecosystem with classroom hardware, kits, and learning tools from top STEM brands like micro:bit, LEGO Education, Makey Makey, and more. OKdo is your one-stop STEM shop!

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Missed BETT this year? We’ve got you covered. Watch the video below where we gathered the main highlights from BETT ’24:

This year again we had a wander through the halls of ExCel London to observe the latest trends in STEM Education in 2024. From robotics to Artificial Intelligence, the scene presented a huge variety of emerging technologies that aim to bring innovative approaches to teaching STEM in schools.

Let’s discover the top 5 trends in STEM Education presented at BETT 2024:

1. Interactive Learning

The future of education is interactive, with technologies enabling hands-on experiences and active participation in learning.

2. E-Sports in Education

More and more vendors are leveraging e-sports platforms for educational purposes, promoting teamwork, strategy building, and critical thinking skills among students.

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3. Robotics and Electronics

Schools have started to integrate robotics and electronics into the curriculum even more to foster creativity, problem-solving, and technological literacy. Using some of the most popular robots and electronics from industry-leading brands, such as the BBC micro:bit, Bare Conductive, LEGO Education and more, teachers aim to make STEM lessons even more engaging and enjoyable.

4. Immersive Teaching with Virtual Reality (VR) and Artificial Reality (AR)

Utilizing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for immersive learning experiences has been another big trend, that helps bring abstract concepts to life and enhance student engagement.

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5. AI-Driven Digital Learning

AI has seen a major spike across all industries in the last couple of months, and education has not been left behind. Schools and teachers have been harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to personalize learning experiences, provide real-time feedback, and offer adaptive learning pathways in coding and digital literacy.


“As we observe how the education landscape evolves, OKdo is committed to supporting students and educators’ needs by constantly expanding our STEM Education offer with the most user-friendly products.”

Nadia Gonzalez
Global Category Manager – Education

BETT 2024 served as a testament to the transformative power of technology in shaping the future of STEM Education. By staying abreast of the latest trends and embracing innovation, educators and institutions can empower students to thrive in an increasingly digital world. OKdo remains committed to driving innovation in STEM Education and supporting educators in their quest to inspire the next generation of innovators and problem-solvers.

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