1. 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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  2. LEGO Elementary Conference, San Diego 2015

    LEGO Elementary Conference, San Diego 2015

    Student-led learning and creativity through LEGO bricks, the Maker Movement in schools, and much more! This page is for the LEGO Elementary Conference hosted by LEGO Education and Tufts CEEO in San Diego California, on February 28th, 2015. Conference purpose The purpose of the LEGO Elementary Conference is to gather teachers...

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  3. Challenges in K-12 engineering education: Lessons from Massachusetts

    Challenges in K-12 engineering education: Lessons from Massachusetts

    Although technology/engineering has been a part of the Massachusetts state curriculum frameworks since 2001, meaningful implementation has been slow for a number of reasons. For example, technology/engineering is considered outside the purview of the liberal-arts. Science teachers are slow to accept technology/engineering as an additional part of their responsibility. There...

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  4. The Social Skills Network

    The Social Skills Network

    The Social Skills Network is made up of of students and their teachers engaged at school and online in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics using LEGO EV3 challenges. It is made up of Robotics Social Clubs from six schools and colleges from Brisbane Catholic Education. The students enjoy connecting with...

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  5. 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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  6. Exploring thresholds

    Exploring thresholds

    This unit introduces an extremely simple exercise that allows students to think more deeply about the concept of a threshold and how to use it to make a robot react to its environment. It is based on my Teachers Introduction Course to LEGO® MINDSTORMS NXT & EV3 at BOGATECH’s website....

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  7. What is technology?

    What is technology?

    Technology is the knowledge or expert skill of how to make things, from the Greek words technos (art or skill) and –ology (branch of knowledge), typically through the use of tools. Typical examples of technologies include such things as baking, weaving, soldering, injection molding, welding, glass making, or semiconductor manufacturing....

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  8. LEGO Engineering conferences

    LEGO Engineering conferences

    This video provides an overview of the Engineering Conferences that the Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) runs in connection with LEGO Education. It highlights the structure of the conferences, what happens during the hands-on activities, and discusses some of the upcoming developments that will be incorporated...

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  9. What is engineering?

    What is engineering?

    Engineering is the process of designing of solutions to human problems. Engineers apply ingenuity in devising novel solutions, using expert knowledge of the properties of materials and systems to model the behavior of the design. In ancient and medieval times  engineering was primarily concerned with the design of military fortifications and...

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