Here’s a round-up of what’s been happening in the world of LEGO® Education UK for everyone who’s been too busy to check out our blog on week days.
We caught up with the Langton Lions, a team of schoolboys from Kent who represented the UK at the FIRST® LEGO® League Open European Championship in Germany. You can find out about their experience in international competition here.
Untitled1 – a team from Bath – won the Champions Award at the FLL World Festival this year. You can see their robot, The Beast, in action in this brilliant video. You will be amazed at what their robot can do! And why not sign up for the 2013/2014 FLL competition? You can find out more here.
The team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, who developed the hugely popular Scratch free programming environment for children, have brought out a new version – Scratch 2.0 and the Scratch Ed team at Harvard have launched an online creative computing workshop open to anyone interested in finding out more. Read more here.
There are lots of bright ideas for playful learning on our website and our blog. Why not try out this idea to help young children learn about directionality using some fun in the playground and LEGO DUPLO®? Find out more here.
And we recently shared a lesson plan using LEGO Education WeDo sets in Maths lessons to learn about adding and subtracting 10s and 100s with the help of the drumming monkey.You can download the lesson plan here.
Finally if you haven’t had the chance yet, take a look at the helpful videos online explaining the special features of the new LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3. Just click here to find out more.