What I Learned about the Power of Play from the LEGO® Idea Conference

By |2020-03-29T23:16:38-04:00March 29th, 2020|

What I Learned about the Power of Play from the LEGO® Idea Conference Three weeks ago, I was planning my trip to Billund, Denmark-- the home of the LEGO® Brick and planning every detail of my wow outfits for the LEGO® Idea Conference. Now, I have a work from home checklist to change out of my [...]

Summer STEAM Camps in Wilson and Rocky Mount

By |2020-03-29T16:48:23-04:00March 14th, 2019|

We will be closing registration June 12 for our camps beginning June 17 and running through June 22 (Animal Safari K-2 Robotics and Super Heroes Stop Motion and Comic Books) so be sure to register soon to secure your spot. This is a perfect camp for beginning coders. We introduce campers to simple coding in our Animal Safari camp [...]

Decide. Then Do Your Best

By |2020-03-29T16:50:22-04:00May 3rd, 2018|

#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 [...]

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow STEAM Grant Opportunity for Schools

By |2018-05-02T09:03:03-04:00May 2nd, 2018|

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. [...]

LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Workshop with Upper Coastal Plains Council of Governments

By |2018-04-27T13:39:50-04:00April 27th, 2018|

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 [...]

The Finnish Education System Secret to Success

By |2020-03-29T16:51:11-04:00April 18th, 2018|

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.