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Construction or constructivist? The power of LEGO

Construction or constructivist? The power of LEGO

The LEGO learning revolution rolls on at BETT 2013 with a new generation – John Pinkney welcomes EV3
I look around the classroom and everyone is learning: powering forward and desperate to succeed. Well, of course they are – they are building robots. Their own brilliant, creative LEGO Education MINDSTORMS NXT robotic creations that will soon be parading around the room to much celebration or will stumble to a halt, only to be whisked back to a table for a bit of re-engineering or re-programming.

It might be hard to imagine, but this work is about to be ramped up a gear with the arrival of LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3, a brilliant and exciting addition to the LEGO Education range.

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Schools can tune into apps with AppShed Academy

Schools can tune into apps with AppShed Academy

George Cole and Janet Chapman are impressed by the opportunities offered by Appshed Academy
A new service, designed to help students create their own apps in the classroom, is ...

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To the victor the rewards? Not in games for learning

To the victor the rewards? Not in games for learning

George Cole sits in on a Zondle games workshop with Dr Paul Howard-Jones ( Q&A below )

Research into the mind and brain has given us a greater insight into how games can boos...

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Promethean brings learning to the table at BETT

Promethean brings learning to the table at BETT

Promethean will unveil its take on the interactive table at BETT 2012 and the key word will be pedagogy
BETT 2012 visitors will get a chance to preview the new interactive tabl...

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Promethean apps enable 'bring your own handheld'

Promethean apps enable 'bring your own handheld'

Promethean, a company which pioneered pupil response units – handheld devices that give teachers instant feedback for classroom work and assessment – is extending its expertis...

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