Smyrna Middle School partners with toddler-mobility org GoBabyGo - Technical.ly Delaware

Access

Jul. 3, 2018 11:46 am

Smyrna Middle School partners with toddler-mobility org GoBabyGo

As part of a project-based STEM curriculum, Smyrna tweens will help young children with mobility issues.
Smyrna Middle School students pose with a toddler and his modified car.

Smyrna Middle School students pose with a toddler and his modified car.

(Photo courtesy of DSCC)

GoBabyGo, with its mission to help toddlers with mobility issues by modifying battery-operated ride-on toy vehicles, has become part of Smyrna Middle School’s STEM curriculum.

An article titled “Compassion on the Move” in the June issue of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Delaware Business magazine, highlights the program, which has customized four cars so far. (Click here to download a PDF of the article.)

A teacher at SMS helped to bring the program to the school after receiving a modified car for her son.

GoBabyGo, founded in 2006 by the University of Delaware Mobility Lab by Dr. Cole Galloway and Sunil Agrawal, has gotten huge in the last few years since it was awarded three-year, $515,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in 2014. Today, there are GoBabyGo chapters, workshops and school programs across the country.

In Delaware, GoBabyGo has partnered with local businesses and organizations, including The Fun Dept., Accudyne Systems, UDairy Creamery (which runs the GoBabyGo Cafe on UD’s STAR campus,  and NextFab Wilmington, which held a GoBabyGo event for Delaware Innovation Week 2017.

-30-
CONTRIBUTE TO THE
JOURNALISM FUND

Already a contributor? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the Technical.ly community
New call-to-action

Advertisement

Here’s how the $458M in high school Delaware Pathways grants will be applied

‘Access Hollywood’ loves STEM Queen Jacqueline Means

Newly launched Tech552 aims to be the workout instructor of coding

SPONSORED

Delaware

These hiring companies want to meet you at NET/WORK Suburbs

Horsham

Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co

Product Systems Specialist

Apply Now

Philadelphia, PA - Center City

Odessa

Sr. Project Manager – ERP Implementations

Apply Now

Philadelphia, PA

Vistar Media

QA Engineer

Apply Now

What’s a Lab Pod, and how can you get your startup into one?

Zip Code Wilmington’s Teri Quinn Gray on education, access and inclusion in tech

‘Our Lens Challenge’ to focus on photos from a teen perspective

SPONSORED

Delaware

Mastering the ‘halo effect’ in tech recruiting

Philadelphia, PA - Center City

Odessa

Business Architect

Apply Now

Philadelphia

Vistar Media

Sr. Software Engineer

Apply Now

Philadelphia

Vistar Media

Front End Engineer

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Delaware

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!