FIRST LEGO League: Robotics, Problem-Solving and Collaboration at Its Best!
Participate and share : Poster
Tuesday, December 1, 12:00–1:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Vickie Morgado Alexander Morgado-Drysdale Zachary O'Mara
Discover how students from an innovative FIRST LEGO League team learned to collaborate, problem-solve & think critically all while having fun! Come learn from students how to code, operate robots and completed LEGO challenges. Leave understanding how you can inspire/challenge students to develop future career skills.
|Audience:||Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||QR Code Scanner|
|Topic:||Computer science & computational thinking|
|Subject area:||STEM/STEAM, Computer science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Additional detail:||Student presentation|
The purpose of this session is to introduce teachers to FIRST LEGO League – a hands-on program that helps students connect STEM concepts to real-world examples through research, problem-solving, coding and engineering.
During this session, participants will learn:
• The core values that are central to the FIRST LEGO League program
• Holistic and workforce skills student participants develop
• The components of a FIRST LEGO League competition
• Resources and grant opportunities available for new teachers and coaches
• How to code, program and make a LEGO MINDSTORM EV3 robot move!
First Lego League: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/
Fernández Panadero, C., Villena Román, J., Delgado Kloos, C. (2010). Impact of Learning Experiences Using LEGO Mindstorms® in Engineering Courses https://www.researchgate.net/publication/224148784_Impact_of_learning_experiences_using_LEGO_MindstormsR_in_engineering_courses
Patterson, R. ( 2011). Teaching Computer Programming using Educational Robots. http://dtpr.lib.athabascau.ca/action/download.php?filename=scis-07/open/RonaldPattersonEssay.pdf