1. How to reconnect a task split

    How to reconnect a task split

    This article describes a method for “reconnecting” the separate paths of an EV3 program after a task split. It’s usually best to avoid task splits where possible, especially because of the risk of them leading to a “race condition” (more of this later in a separate post) but sometimes they’re...

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  2. Mathematics and LEGO robotics at CIPCE

    Mathematics and LEGO robotics at CIPCE

    The Center for Initiatives in Pre-College Education (CIPCE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has published a substantial collection of lessons and units aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards in Mathematics (CCLSM) that make use of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 and NXT. The modules (lessons and units) that form the collection...

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  3. RCX USB tower support

    RCX USB tower support

    This article provides instructions for installing the necessary drivers to use the RCX USB tower with ROBOLAB for LabVIEW. These instructions have been tested on Mac OS X 10.9 and 10.10 as well as 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7. For RCX USB tower support… 1. Install LabVIEW for LEGO MINDSTORMS and/or...

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  4. LEGO-based therapy

    LEGO-based therapy

    LEGO-based Therapy is a social development intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The goals of LEGO Therapy for such children are to: improve their motivation to initiate social contact with peers improve their ability to sustain interaction with peers for a period of time overcome their autistic symptoms...

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  5. Blogs and other websites

    Blogs and other websites

    Here are some noteworthy blogs and other general websites (that didn’t fit into a neat category!). They range from a neat collection of building projects not directly related to a particular curriculum to a web site that delivers a complete robotics program. Many of these sites are focused on the...

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  6. Learning STEM in the Classroom

    Learning STEM in the Classroom

    Chris Rogers, professor at Tufts University, explains why STEM education should be taught in the classroom in this video published by LEGO Education. See below for a transcript. Transcript So my name is Chris Rogers and I’m a professor here at Tufts University and I wanted to talk a little...

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