LEGO Education Highlights Schools' Embrace of Hands-On Learning

LEGO Education Highlights Schools' Embrace of Hands-On Learning

Today LEGO® Education announces that schools around the world are taking advantage of hands-on LEGO learning solutions.

Below are a few of the US schools, from early learning to high school, that are building their students’ STEM, coding and 21 century skills by using LEGO Education STEAM Park, LEGO Education WeDo 2.0, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 and LEGO Education Simple & Powered Machines.

Barrington 220 School District Amps Up STEM Program (Barrington, IL)

Becky Gill, Director of Elementary Education, and Becky McDowell, K-fifth grade STEM teacher, sought to complement their core science curriculum and considered two offerings with LEGO Education’s learning solutions coming out as the winner. McDowell says, “LEGO Education provided the flexibility to modify and add our own content to it. Because programs and standards and other things change and if there’s not as much flexibility, then over time it’s going to become outdated. We’re excited to iterate and improve upon what we’re teaching each year.”

Montour Elementary School Makerspace Inspires Student Makers (Pittsburg, PA)

Montour Elementary School created a Brick Makerspace powered by LEGO Education solutions. The use of LEGO bricks, digital lessons and hands-on robotics gave students opportunities to design, make and think creatively with standards-aligned lessons in science, technology, art, math, language arts, architecture and engineering.

Making the Connection: Engaging Students with STEM in Title 1 Schools (St Louis, MO)

In Laura Knapp’s K-fifth grade technology class she has limited time and resources. By connecting her students’ projects with their interest areas and engaging them with LEGO learning solutions including LEGO Education Build Me “Emotions,” LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 and LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3, it allows them to move past obstacles in their life as they enter class and ignite their excitement for learning.

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