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Decide. Then Do Your Best

#BeYourBest #Decide #BookerTWashington #Create Decide to be your best. In the long run the world is going to to want and have the best, and that might as well be you. — Booker T. Washington I love so many of Booker ‘s quotes. Sharing this one because it was the first quote I found this [...]

2018-05-03T09:12:25+00:00 By |

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow STEAM Grant Opportunity for Schools

Here is a great STEAM grant opportunity from Samsung. Here is their direct email if you have questions:  SolveForTomorrow@sea.samsung.com Contact megan@brickscholars.com if you need ideas or consulting. We'd be happy to help. Good luck! Students are the future! Sponsored by Samsung Electronics America, Inc., administered by Cohen-Friedberg Associates, LLC Website: http://www.samsung.com/solvefortomorrow Contact: Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 85 Challenger Rd. [...]

2018-05-02T09:03:03+00:00 By |

LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Workshop with Upper Coastal Plains Council of Governments

Brick Scholars recently facilitated a LEGO SERIOUS PLAY workshop with the Upper Coastal Plains Council of Governments at the Upper Coastal Plains Business Development Center in downtown Wilson, North Carolina. The UCPCOG works across five counties in Northeastern North Carolina: Halifax, Wilson, Nash, Edgecombe, and Northampton and includes four agencies -- the Area Agency on [...]

2018-04-27T13:39:50+00:00 By |

The Finnish Education System Secret to Success

Short interview with Professor Pasi Sahlberg LEGO Foundation During the 2018 LEGO® Idea Conference, we asked Finnish Professor of Education Policy Pasi Sahlberg why the Finnish school system is so successful and what is needed to address the global learning crisis. Check out the full interview.

2018-04-19T14:11:16+00:00 By |

6 LEGO® Science Activities for Kids and Teens

For student science and STEM enthusiasts out there, we have a compilation of science-themed LEGO® activities for you this week as we continue our 60 Educational LEGO® Activities for Kids blog series. This week’s activities are for kids ranging from elementary to high school, and some of the activities for the older kids may [...]

2018-04-15T12:14:44+00:00 By |

B2B LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Workshop

Brick Scholars recently facilitated a LEGO®️ SERIOUS PLAY®️ workshop with the Wilson Chamber of Commerce B2B group. Participants engaged in a presentation and workshop highlighting the history, science, and uses of LEGO SERIOUS PLAY in a business environment. The true learning happened when participants experienced LEGO SERIOUS PLAY. Most workshops are between 3 hours [...]

2018-04-15T11:53:36+00:00 By |

6 Rainy Day LEGO Activities for Kids

April showers brings May flowers. With all of the wet weather keeping kids indoors this season, why not keep their minds engaged and growing with fun and educational LEGO® activities? Indoor play centered on creative thought and hands-on learning allows children to be imaginative in ways they couldn’t be outdoors. Turn off the TV [...]

2018-04-08T22:52:09+00:00 By |