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LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Science Activity Pack Takes Robots from Fiction

LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Science Activity Pack Takes Robots from Fiction

03 April 14 07:00

Categories:
High School
Middle School
LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT
Robotics
STEM

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LEGO® Education Launches First Tablet-based Software, Supporting StoryStarter Solution

05 February 14 07:00

Categories:
Elementary
StoryStarter
Language Arts

News Highlights:

  • LEGO® Education StoryStarter, a language arts solution for second- through fifth-grade classes, now has an app to make digital storytelling mobile!
  • The LEGO Education StoryVisualizer web-based software will transition to a downloadable version and will continue to be supported on both PC and Mac. All software versions are included in one bundle with a Teacher’s Guide, and the educators can decide which to use depending upon the resources available to them.
  • The iOS version is available now via the Apple iTunes app store, and the Android version will be available later this year.

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LEGO® Education Collaborates with Award-Winning Author Mo Willems to Bring the Pigeon Series to Life

03 February 14 08:00

Categories:
Corporate
Elementary
StoryStarter
Language Arts
Speaking & Listening Skills

Willems’ popular Pigeon series of books will be the source of inspiration using LEGO Education StoryStarter to encourage creativity among educators and students in reading and writing

News Highlights:

  • LEGO® Education is collaborating with award-winning author and Emmy winner Mo Willems to bring his Pigeon series of books to life using LEGO Education products.
  • In 2014, LEGO Education will host “The Pigeon Builds a Story,” LEGO brick builds at education conferences as well as encourage educators and their students in the classroom to use LEGO Education StoryStarter, a language arts solution for second through fifth grade classes, or LEGO bricks to showcase students’ creativity in the retelling of a Pigeon story.
  • A fan vote via the LEGO Education community will determine the winner of a two-foot LEGO brick Pigeon for their classroom, along with other prizes.

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LEGO Education Blasts Off with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Space Curriculum

22 January 14 08:00

Categories:
Middle School
STEM

Teach tomorrow’s rocket scientists today with new activity pack that will take students to Mars and back

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The EV3 Space Challenge Set & Activity Pack is designed for use with the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set and Software.
  • The EV3 Space Challenge Set & Activity Pack is composed of 30+ hours of lessons, learning and challenge mats, and a large LEGO brick set for building challenging mission models.
  • LEGO Education worked in conjunction with NASA engineers to develop activities that challenge students to explore and plan and develop how to ensure humans can survive in space, how humans can create energy in space, and how robots can help humans explore space.

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LEGO® Education North America Names New President in 2014

20 January 14 08:45

Categories:
Corporate

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Colin Gillespie has been named as the new president for LEGO® Education North America, beginning January 1, 2014.
  • Stephan Turnipseed, previous LEGO Education North America president, moves into a global role.

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