Very few teachers have effectively used Lego Learning for student benefit.
Many teachers are hesitant due to concerns of control and that parents may miss the learning possibilities and only see the "play" aspect.
- Resourcing sufficiently for every student to effectively learn can be an issue.
- Lego Learning can easily be cross-curricular in task understanding and has a multitude of learning benefits across both the junior and senior year levels.
- Clear parameters for students are essential to ensure learning is maximised and students stay on task.
- It is highly recommended that students Lego Learning in a multitude of settings i.e. individual, pair and group.
- In many cases, the simple the task, the more comfortable students are in terms of letting their creativity run wild.
- For senior (or appropriately capable) students, Lego can link really positively with work on Robotics.
- Lego Learning is one way for students to "see" intangible learning in areas such as Physics.
- Many students often struggle with the public display of their crafting; often needing significant encouragement.
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