FREE BITS IN A BOX: Before you know it, Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 7-13) will be upon us. If you’re looking to fill your storage closet with some surprise STEM goodies for the kids, check out this offer from Bitsbox, which delivers coding kits for students on a monthly basis. Bitsbox is offering 2,000 free Hour of Code classroom kits for teachers and homeschoolers (grades K-8). The box includes booklets that show kids how to make their own apps in the Bitsbox online environment. Sign up for a free coding kit here.