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LEGO® Engineering Conference – 24 September 2013, 9am – 5.30pm

Purpose:

Incorporating LEGO® Robotics in Computing, Science, Maths, and D&T educationlego image

LEGO® Education and the Department of Computer Science at Warwick are partnering to present a LEGO®Engineering Conference. Student engagement is vital for every successful educator and getting students excited about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is more important than ever if the UK is going to remain competitive in this digital age.

That’s why LEGO Education has teamed up with the Department of Computer Science at Warwick to present a LEGO Engineering Conference featuring Chris Rogers.

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Chris is a highly respected and internationally recognised expert in teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, STEM, through hands-on, problem-solving challenges. He has many years experience working with educators to inspire youngsters to understand the value of STEM, using resources such as LEGO MINDSTORMS Education, a unique robotics solution designed for classrooms.

The day will include presentations and hands-on workshops on the use of LEGO MINDSTORMS Education in the classroom, including

  • A first look at the new LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3!
  • Presentations about First LEGO League and RoboCupJunior
  • Reflections from teachers who have successfully used LEGO materials in their teaching
  • Meeting and talking to other teachers using LEGO MINDSTORMS
  • LEGO therapy

Published by makingpi

Our interest is to create a brilliant practical applied maths programme for teaching students who struggle with engaging in Maths. Our interests range from building bridges to making beautiful silver objects.

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