LEGO® Education Maker, a continuum of activities for early learning through middle school, is available today to schools around the world. The new, free LEGO Education Maker activities include stimulating challenges for every student at every level and incorporate LEGO Education solutions including LEGO Education STEAM Park (opens in new tab), LEGO Education Simple Machines (opens in new tab), LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 (opens in new tab), LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 (opens in new tab) and LEGO Education Simple and Powered Machines. (opens in new tab)
Students team up to define a problem, brainstorm ideas, define design criteria, and apply their findings to develop and build innovative solutions.Several of the LEGO Education Maker activities incorporate easy-to-code motors and sensors.
In addition, educators are today invited to enter the LEGO Education Teacher Award (opens in new tab), a global program that aims to celebrate innovative STEM teaching. This year’s annual LEGO Education Teacher Award (opens in new tab) encourages primary and secondary educators to share how they are “making” with LEGO bricks in their classrooms.
LEGO Education also announces a partnership with Microsoft to provide new HackSTEM lessons (opens in new tab) for Simple & Powered Machines Set.