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Sphero Edu: Important Notifications

Check here for important updates about the Sphero Edu app

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​Which Robot is Best for my Needs?

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Sphero EDU Device Compatibility

Detailed device, system and feature compatibility for Sphero Edu.

Micah Daby
Updated 1 month ago by Micah Daby

Sphero Edu Class Codes

You can now create class codes for your students to sign in with.

Micah Daby
Updated 1 month ago by Micah Daby

Account Setup

Signing up for an account in Sphero Edu is optional. You can still access the core programming features of the app without an account, but there are some big advantages to creating an account: Progra…

mike moran
Updated 6 months ago by mike moran

Verifying your Child's Sphero Edu Account

If you have a young learner (under the age of 13), they will be asked to enter a guardian's email address when they sign up for a Sphero Edu account. After the child hits, "Agree & Submit," an email…

Sara Sampson
Updated 2 years ago by Sara Sampson

Verify Teacher Identity

If you have a Sphero Edu account, and are signed up as an Educator, you will need to verify your identity in order to create classes with learners under the age of 13. We take child safety seriously.…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Changing my Child's Password

When your child creates an account with Sphero Edu, they are required to enter both a username for themselves, as well as an email of a parent. If your child forgets the password associated with thei…

Sara Sampson
Updated 2 years ago by Sara Sampson

Programming with Sphero Edu

You can code Sphero robots in 3 different ways using the Sphero Edu app: Draw Programming : This simpler method of programming is intended for grades PK-2, and is simply named "Draw". Users draw line…

mike moran
Updated 2 years ago by mike moran

In The Classroom

Tips for using Sphero in school.

mike moran
Updated 6 months ago by mike moran

Change My Language

Pick from one of our 16 supported languages.

Micah Daby
Updated 2 months ago by Micah Daby

Privacy and Security

We are pretty darn serious about privacy and security.

mike moran
Updated 3 years ago by mike moran

Sphero Edu QR Codes

Types of QR Codes. The Sphero Edu app can scan and open official Sphero Edu QR codes. Sphero Edu QR codes are QR codes that lead to a URL for a public program or public activity. Any QR code leading…

Micah Daby
Updated 6 months ago by Micah Daby

Downloading Sphero Edu on Microsoft Devices

Downloading Instructions

Micah Daby
Updated 1 month ago by Micah Daby

Connection Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting for Connection Problems in the Edu App

Micah Daby
Updated 1 year ago by Micah Daby

Sphero Edu + Clever

Clever provides a secure way for students and teachers to sign in to Sphero Edu, and syncs rosters to reflect central updates made by your IT administrator. By synchronizing data via Clever, students…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Difficulties with Google Sign In

There is a known bug that prevents users from signing in to Sphero Edu using Google Sign In. If you're trying to access Sphero Edu via Google Sign In, but are having difficulties, please try going to…

Sara Sampson
Updated 2 years ago by Sara Sampson

Locating Missing Programs

Sometimes it can be difficult to locate a program that you've worked hard to create. While in the Sphero Edu app, ensure you are logged in to your profile. Under the "Programs" tab, you should be abl…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Sphero Edu Android App on Chromebooks

Moving forward, the Android app will be the primary way you can experience Sphero Edu on your Chromebook.

Micah Daby
Updated 2 months ago by Micah Daby

Sphero Edu app (Windows vs. Chrome)

On a Windows PC, you must run the Windows version of the Sphero Edu app from the Windows app store. It is not possible to run the Chrome version of the Sphero Edu app on a Windows PC even though you…

Kevin Sicner
Updated 1 year ago by Kevin Sicner

Getting Started with Sphero Edu

Watch along as Michelle walks you through using the Sphero Edu app. In this video, she covers the following topics: What is Sphero Edu? Creating a Parent Account. Navigating Sphero Edu to find Activi…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Classroom Management Tools

For you schools out there using lots-o’-bots in the classroom, we developed some special features to make your lives easier. The below classroom management tools are recommended for managing your cla…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Sphero Edu + Google Classrooms

Google provides anyone with a Google ID a secure way to sign in to Sphero Edu, and if you are a G Suite for Education or Google Classroom user it also syncs rosters and has the ability to assign acti…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Sphero Edu Webinars

Missed a webinar? Not to worry - you can find our past webinar recordings here. If you have questions or didn't receive a copy of your PD certificate, please email: training@sphero.com.

Kevin Sicner
Updated 10 months ago by Kevin Sicner

Archiving Sphero Edu Classes

The below video will walk you through the steps of archiving a class within Sphero Edu.. First, sign in to Sphero Edu on edu.sphero.com on your web browser, you cannot archive classes on the Sphero E…

Sara Sampson
Updated 2 months ago by Sara Sampson

-999 Error Code

In the Sphero Edu app activity, Draw 1: Shapes, you may be receiving a -999 Error Code when trying to upload a photo using the 'Upload Photo' button under the heading 'Show Your Progress'. It's possi…

Kevin Sicner
Updated 10 months ago by Kevin Sicner

Making my Programs Public

We know how hard you work on creating new and exciting Sphero Edu Programs! The Sphero Edu app allows you to make your Program public so that others can see your Programs and learn from what you've c…

Sara Sampson
Updated 10 months ago by Sara Sampson

Changing Text-To-Speech Settings for The "Speak" Block

Instructions on how to adjust the text-to-speech playback for the "Speak" block in the block canvas.

Micah Daby
Updated 6 months ago by Micah Daby

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