LEGO Engineering Symposium 2016 and Teacher Awards

LE Teacher Award trophy

Planning is under way for the return of the LEGO Engineering Symposium in 2016, the first since 2011. The first LEGO Engineering Symposium was held at Tufts University in Boston in 2007, and provided classroom teachers with the opportunity to inspire and support each other in how to use LEGO products to foster engineering in […]

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LEGO Engineering conferences

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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 into future conferences.    

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I no longer go to school to teach, I go to play!

The ICE lab after

I no longer go to school to teach, I go to play. I have become a coach and a tinkerer – not a teacher. Coaching students to think, solve problems, and ask questions; encouraging them to think outside the box, experiment, and tinker. Imagine, Create, and Engineer – a motto we live by in the […]

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LEGO Engineering Symposium 2011

John Heffernan - Rewards and Challenges

The LEGO Engineering Symposium is an annual gathering at Tufts University of educators, researchers, curriculum developers and other educational stakeholder who are looking to advance the state of K-16 education using hands-on tools. LEGO Engineering Symposium 2011 focused on pushing the envelope of what’s possible with new ways of thinking about student thinking, new ways of […]

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