1. Raspberry Pi Education Fund

    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...

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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. Dexter Industries and EV3

    Dexter Industries and EV3

    Dexter Industries, a 3rd party hardware developer for the LEGO MINDSTORMS system, have recently released software blocks for some of their sensors in EV3. The following sensors are currently supported, and more are on the way: dIMU dLight dGPS dSolar Breadboard Adapter  

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  4. Educational robots for absolute beginners

    Educational robots for absolute beginners

    The Rowan University Laboratory for Educational Robotics is offering a free online course called “Educational Robots for Absolute Beginners”. The course is funded by Google CS4HS and covers NXT robotics programming. It was specifically designed for K-12 teachers, but is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning about...

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  5. Getting started in robotics

    Getting started in robotics

    A recent post from Claude Baumann starts… I am profoundly convinced that if we are able to preserve the natural curiosity of early childhood in growing up individuals, without fail they will develop a durable attraction to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Although this simple recipe seems to be...

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  6. No Starch Press discount

    No Starch Press discount

    No Starch Press has offered a discount to LEGOengineering.com readers for all their LEGO books. Use the coupon code ENGINEER to get 30% off! This offer includes all print and ebook purchases. Print purchases include DRM-free ebook. Here’s a link to No Starch’s LEGO catalog: http://nostarch.com/catalog/lego

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  7. EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    Some of the new EV3 rechargeable batteries have a circuit error and do not work properly. After you recharge one of these defective batteries, install it in the EV3, and turn on the EV3, you will see a brief red flash and then nothing. The problems is just with the...

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