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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

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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

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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LEGO® Education Helps Little Hands Learn with the LEGO Education Build! Explore! Learn! Preschool Activity Pack

18 November 13 06:00

Categories:
Preschool
Early Learning
Speaking & Listening Skills

News Highlights:

  • The LEGO Education Build! Explore! Learn! Preschool Activity Pack, for students ages 3-5, contains 40+ hours of instructional material covering 16 themes, with five activities per theme, and is designed to help students unleash creative problem solving beyond free play.
  • The activity pack provides preschool core curriculum in math, science, language arts, social and emotional development, and social studies.
  • The activity pack curriculum supports the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Standard 2 curriculum and the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework.

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P21 Expands Leadership Team for 2014

10 September 13 08:00

Categories:
Corporate
Corporate

Stephan Turnipseed, LEGO Education, Elected Chair

WASHINGTON – September 10, 2013 - The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading national organization advocating for 21st century readiness for all students, has announced the election of Stephan Turnipseed, president of LEGO Education North America, as the new strategic council and executive board chair for the 2013-2014 academic year. Turnipseed follows Frank Gallagher, executive director for Cable in the Classroom.

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LEGO® Education Looks to Inspire Writing Skills in Elementary Classrooms

09 September 13 08:00

Categories:
Elementary
StoryStarter
Language Arts
Speaking & Listening Skills

LEGO® Education Looks to Inspire Writing Skills in Elementary Classrooms
Company Launches Storytelling Essay Contest in Celebration of National Literacy Month

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • LEGO® Education StoryStarter is a language arts product for grades 2 through 5 that teaches students the basic mechanics of a well-composed story.
  • The “It’s Your Adventure, Where Will You Go?” storytelling essay contest will ask classrooms to submit 100- to 200- word creative stories using the LEGO Education StoryStarter product.
  • Submissions are due by October 21, 2013 at 5 p.m. CST and one grand prize winner will receive a model build of their school mascot.

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LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Platform Headed to a Classroom near You

01 August 13 07:00

Categories:
Corporate
High School
Middle School
Corporate

LEGO Education Launches Back-to-School “Where Will Your Education EV3 Take You?” Global Instagram Contest

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 platform – the third generation of LEGO Education robotics technology designed for classroom use – is shipping worldwide to a classroom near you, starting today.
  • For the back-to-school season, LEGO Education is hosting a global Instagram contest focused on “Where Will Your Education EV3 Take You?”
  • The contest asks educators to post an Instagram image or video that illustrates how LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 is changing the science, technology, engineering, and math classes at your schools.

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