Mission Possible: LEGO EV3 Robotics in the Classroom
Learn Robotics Today. Teach Robotics Tomorrow.
Are you ready to engage your students with hands-on, design-based learning? This five-day EV3 robotics workshop will show you how to use LEGO MINDSTORMS to help your students develop a love of STEM along with valuable critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills.
Whether you’re an educator, librarian, or administrator, this week-long learning opportunity will give you the knowledge, resources, and best practices to introduce a successful robotics program at your school this fall.
About the EV3 Robotics Workshop
Who Should Attend?
Educators—including classroom teachers, librarians, and administrators—serving student populations from grades 3-12.
Monday, June 19 – Thursday, June 22 | 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Friday, June 23 | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
This workshop will give educators:
- A foundation in building and programming robots.
- The chance to freely explore the creative possibilities for robotics and develop confidence working with robots over multiple days.
- Fun and flexible lessons to bring back to the classroom.
- Best practices and keys to getting buy-in for the implementation of a robotics program.
This workshop will provide educators a powerful foundation for launching their own successful robotics programs. Here are some important details:
- Attendees should bring a PC/Mac computer.
- iPads/Chromebooks are welcome as a supplemental device.
- Please email Peggy, firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve an EV3 set or bring your own EV3 Core Set.
- Lunch is provided Monday through Thursday.
TCEA Conference Center
3100 Alvin Devane
Austin, TX 78741 United States
Overview of Topics Covered
- Classroom Organizational Strategies
- On Brick Programming
- Technic Building Elements
- Open Ending Beginner Challenges
- Navigation of LEGO MINDSTORMS Software
- Movement and Turning
- My Blocks
- Movement Challenges
- Touch, Gyro, Color, and Ultrasonic Sensors
- Program Loops and Switches
- Robot Decision Making: “Wait for” Behaviors
- Sensor Challenges
- Data Logging Investigation
- Sensor and Data Operations
- Troubleshooting EV3
- Content Editor
- Classroom Challenges