Detective Dot wants to teach STEM skills through the magic of storytelling

June 8, 2018 Matthew Hughes


From Pip to MineCraft, there’s no shortage of initiatives promising to teach kids STEM skills. However, few are as whimsical and cute as Bright Little Labs’ Detective Dot. At its core, Detective Dot teaches the analytical skills required for a career in STEM through the medium of an empowering narrative about an extraordinary young girl called Dot. Dot, for whom the series is named after, is a nine year old working for the CIA (which, in the whimsical world of Detective Dot, stands for Children’s Intelligence Agency). She completes her missions through math, logic, and coding. There’s a couple of…

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