LEGO Education Community FLL Contest – Share your story!

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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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Raspberry Pi Education Fund


Do you have a clever idea for integrating LEGO robotics with the Raspberry Pi? Possibly even something involving HiTechnic’s BrickPi? If so, then you might be interested in a new Education Fund recently announced by the Raspberry Pi Foundation… “We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Raspberry Pi Education Fund. The Raspberry Pi Education […]

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Call for innovative educators to join the “EDGE” in 2014 needs your help! We’re looking for innovative educators with a passion for LEGO robotics to be part of the “EDGE” (LEGO Engineering Developers Group Educators) to help come up with new ideas to support and inspire other teachers and students. The purposes of the EDGE are… to provide feedback about to share ideas […]

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EV3 Software compatibility with NXT

EV3 software compatibility table

This is a summary of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Software with the NXT brick and associated hardware. Remember: The NXT firmware cannot be updated using Firmware Update in the EV3 software. If you want to use the EV3 Software with the NXT brick, you still need the NXT software (NXT-G or equivalent – e.g. […]

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Submit a post to win a copy of Elementary Robotics

Elementary Robotics

Have you got something to share with the community? Whether you’ve got an idea for an activity, a story to tell, or some great tips & tricks, we’d love to hear from you! We’ve just added a new “Submit a post” feature to and would love your help to test it out. (Note: […]

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EV3 tutorials: By students, for students

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Check out this awesome collection of tutorials that Sarah Lichtenberger’s fifth graders have produced. Topics include… MyBlocks Multi-tasking Follow an object Displaying the speed Displaying distance Using the Gyro Sensor For example, here’s one showing how to display the distance on the US sensor using the Display block…

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