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 retail versions of the EV3 […]

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Robotics: A fresh approach to learning?

Robotics is a project-based activity that is motivating and engaging for many students. It draws on, and develops, learning related to the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Background I’m a teacher in Tasmania, Australia and have been using LEGO robotics with my students since 2001. I have mentored teams in RoboCup Junior […]

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LEGO Engineering Workshop, Boston 2014

A LEGO Engineering Workshop was hosted by LEGO Education and Tufts CEEO in Boston on Friday, June 20th, 2014. The conference consisted of presentations and hands-on workshops on the integration of robotics into the classroom.   Activities 9:15 – 9:30 – Welcome (Chris) 9:30 – 10:50 – Each group shared experiences from their country (here) 11:00 – […]

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MoonBots 2014: Why should we go back to the Moon for good?

The 2014 MoonBots Challenge is a an international on-line competition that challenges youth from 9 to 17 years old to form a team, and design, create and program robots to simulate lunar missions. The challenge is supported by the Google Lunar X Prize and makes use of LEGO MINDSTORMS materials. Prizes include an EV3 kit […]

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LEGO Education Community FLL Contest – Share your story!

The LEGO Education Community are currently running a contest for coaches who have participated in FIRST LEGO League. The aim of the contest is to encourage coaches to share the stories of their teams’ journey to a FIRST LEGO League competition event, including the World Festival. The story with most likes from community members wins […]

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