Tes Recognises STEM Has a Bright Future and an Important Past
With STEM taking a more central role, Tes asked teachers to look at its history in their classrooms - and its future. Read the full article here.
London Design & Engineering UTC Passionate About Creativity in Schools
Shafina Vohra, Head of Faculty at the London Design & Engineering UTC, shared her passion for the impact of creativity in schools with LEGO Education at the recent Danish Embassy EdTech Showcase in London. Have a listen to some of her thoughts on the importance of learning through play...
Danish Embassy Visit London to Talk Classroom Creativity
Scandinavian countries are well known for their progressive education systems, and to showcase this The Royal Danish Embassy in London recently held a Danish EdTech evening inviting British School teachers, leaders and LEGO Education to discuss creativity in the classroom. Hear some of what the former Danish Minster of Education had to say...
How to Build Teacher Confidence with Hands-On Learning
Schools can think creatively to boost teacher skills and use fun and engaging hands-on learning opportunities.
Read how TES believes LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 can boost digital skills in teachers as well as students.
How to Teach AI and Machine Learning
It's vital that children have an understanding of some of the major tech tools that will impact on their futures.
Read why Tes (Times Educational Supplement) thinks using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 can help apply AI learning to real-life situations.
Become the brains behind the computer!
According to code.org, only 40 per cent of schools teach computer programming. However, over the last few years, more and more countries have recognised the importance of computing, coding, and the associated skills that help children to develop and prepare for the working world.
So, how can we improve our knowledge and teach the benefits of computational thinking in a more inspiring and creative way?
Top tips for teaching coding
Does coding strike you as a daunting subject to teach in school? All the more if you know some of your pupils or students are quite technology-proficient. In fact, coding is simply another language and it gives you the power to communicate with technology, asking it to perform various tasks and functions. Read some top tips for teaching computing in this article.
Coding clicks when building bricks
With 54 per cent of teachers in the UK believing their students know more about ICT and computing than they do, it’s almost inevitable for teachers to feel anxious about teaching a subject like computing; after all, it’s reasonably new for them too, plus it’s a topic that can’t be taught solely with a textbook. So, what can teachers do to bring computing lessons to life and achieve success?