A simple way to reduce the effects of the lack of precision in Mindstorms motors.
The MicroView is the first chip-sized Arduino compatible that lets you see what your Arduino is thinking using a built-in OLED display. Looks great for education.
An iPad development environment to teach kids how to program
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LogicBlocks from SparkFun looks like a great kit to use to teach logic to students. Here is a set of pages that talk about using the kit.
A series of short programming problems.
Nice slides to show students when explaining how data storage has changed over time.