Chris got all three of his degrees at Stanford Univ., where he worked with John Eaton on his thesis looking at particle motion in a boundary layer flow. From Stanford, he went to Tufts as a faculty member, where he has been for the last million years, with a few exceptions. Chris also has a strong commitment to teaching, and at Tufts has started a number of new directions, including learning robotics with LEGO bricks and learning manufacturing by building musical instruments. He has worked with LEGO to develop ROBOLAB, a robotic approach to learning science and math. ROBOLAB has already gone into over 50,000 schools worldwide and has been translated into 15 languages. He works in various classrooms once a week, although he has been banned from recess for making too much noise.
Day 2 @ 09:20
Makerspaces, coding and robotics: transforming education for today’s student
- Delivering immersive experience to drive learning forward
- How to take your makerspace, coding and robotics to the next level
- Igniting and activating creative design thinking
- True learning – failure as part of the process
- Don’t ignore it, harness it. Here’s how…
Day 2 @ 11:30
90 minute Workshop – Lego Education
Places at this workshop are limited and will sell out fast. Join now to get familiar with LEGO bricks, software, teaching guide and lesson plans
Accelerate STEAM learning with LEGO Education hands-on solutionsLearn how to engage your students with playful learning tools around STEAM!LEGO® Education offers hands-on experiences that stimulate communication, creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking skills — so that students can succeed in their STEAM classes today and realize their full potential as digital citizens and leaders tomorrow.
Who should attend?School teachers and principals – Years 5-8
last published: 21/May/19 23:55 GMT