LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime

LEGO Education Academy

Supporting Educators in Delivering Effective Classroom Experiences

LEGO® Education SPIKE Prime Professional Development supports educators in acquiring the competencies necessary to foster student success and engagement. Three collaborative, hands- on courses offer educators the opportunity to learn, practice, and master new skills that will help them to deliver effective STEAM experiences using LEGO Education solutions.

All of the SPIKE Prime Professional Development sessions are facilitated by certified LEGO Education Academy Teacher Trainers.

Available  LEGO® Education SPIKE Prime courses:

SPIKE Prime Introduction

Theme: STEAM

Duration: 1 day

The LEGO® Education SPIKE Prime Introduction course introduces SPIKE Prime and equips participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement this solution from “day one,” actively involving their students in discovery and experimentation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Get a foundational introduction to use SPIKE Prime from “Day One.”

  • Learn how to combine the engineering design process with algorithmic thinking and coding, and use it in your STEAM teaching.

  • Practice ways of using LEGO® Education’s lesson plans to engage your students in critical thinking and complex problem-solving .

  • Know how to plan and differentiate lessons to help students of all levels and abilities meet core standards.

SPIKE Prime Introduction – Competition Ready

Theme: STEAM & Competitions

Duration: 1 day

The LEGO® Education SPIKE Prime Introduction with Competition course teaches participants how to get started with SPIKE Prime as a team coach in a competition context.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Get a foundational introduction to use SPIKE Prime from “Day One.”

  • Get equipped as a coach to mentor students through FIRST® LEGO League or another competition program.

  • Learn to prepare and manage teams, enabling them to compete successfully while having fun.

  • Create synergies between daily in-class STEM-related teaching and your competition program.

SPIKE Prime Next Steps – Computer Science

Theme: STEAM, Computer Science, Computational Thinking & Coding

Duration: 1 day

The LEGO® Education SPIKE Prime Next Steps – Computer Science course introduces participants to the skills and strategies they’ll need to teach computer science and coding using SPIKE Prime. Participants will become proficient in helping their students to develop skills involving computational thinking and data representation.

Prerequisite: Participants must have completed one of the introduction courses prior to this course.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn skills and strategies for teaching computer science and coding.

  • Find out how to apply SPIKE Prime in your daily computer science teaching.

  • Practice planning lessons that meet core standards in computer science.

  • Discover techniques for developing your students’ computational thinking skills and ability to understand data representation and data manipulation.