1. Robot programming for absolute beginners

    Robot programming for absolute beginners

    Rowan University has recently announced a LEGO EV3 version of the popular “Robot Programming for Absolute Beginners” MOOC (following in the footsteps of their previous MOOC that covered LEGO NXT hardware and software). “Got a LEGO EV3 robot kit but don’t know where to begin? Come learn the basics of...

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  2. Programming resources for EV3

    Programming resources for EV3

    We would like to share with everyone a website: www.ev3lessons.com. It has programming lessons for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced users. The site currently has over 5000 users globally. The lessons, written by FIRST LEGO League (FLL) students, are provided free of charge and are meant for students, teachers, coaches, and teams....

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  3. 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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  4. CEEO grand reopening

    CEEO grand reopening

    Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) invites you, your coworkers, your friends, your family, and anyone else you would like to bring to: Come see our beautiful new office, workshop, and lab spaces Play with CEEO technologies: Stop action movie making & touch table Make something in...

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  5. Dr E’s MINDSTORMS and WeDo Challenges

    Dr E’s MINDSTORMS and WeDo Challenges

    Dr E has just added a new challenge site, Dr E’s MINDSTORMS Challenges, to go with the existing WeDo Challenges site. Both sites feature monthly robotics challenges consisting of open-ended problems that encourage students to use their creativity and problem-solving skills. Students from around the world video their solutions and...

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  6. STEM curriculum from Georgia Tech

    STEM curriculum from Georgia Tech

    The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has posted their new SLIDER curriculum, Science Learning Integrating Design, Engineering, and Robotics, on their website, slider.gatech.edu. The problem-based curriculum includes two units, Energy and Force and Motion. It is geared towards middle school students (ages ten through fourteen) and has been extensively...

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