Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

LEGO® Braille Bricks Webinars

Mette Hauch, Facilitation Innovation Specialist at LEGO Foundation
Tuesday, November the 10th, 2020

The aim of The LEGO Foundation is to re-define play and re-imagine learning – but what does this mean exactly? What is Learning through Play, and why is play so special? What holistic skills do children develop when they play? This hands-on workshop will allow participants to reflect upon and discuss “what is play”?

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Lego webinar

Per Havgaard, Sr. Facilitation Specialist at LEGO Foundation 
Thursday, November the 12th, 2020

Let’s investigate how to best facilitate using learning through play principles. In a mix of workshop and lecture, you will be introduced to the core Learning through Play pedagogical framework that The LEGO Foundation has developed together with leading experts within Learning through Play pedagogy.

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M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Tuesday, November the 17th, 2020

What’s in the box? Let’s open it and discover the amazing adventure of LEGO Braille Bricks!  All you ever wanted to know about braille and bricks!

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M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Thursday, November the 19th, 2020

Follow an introduction to the LEGO Braille Bricks pedagogical concept.  Learn how to use a selection of holistic skills and playful activities with LEGO Braille Bricks to ensure children develop the skills needed to navigate an uncertain and complex world.  Let’s discuss and build a strong international community of practitioners!

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Pre-braille Hands-on Webinars

Manipulation

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Tuesday, November the 24th, 2020
Learn how to encourage and facilitate the understanding of bricks and their manipulation. Watch, in a real school setting, children participating in two playful activities: "Save the Turtles" and "Caterpillar into Butterfly".

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Orientation
M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Wednesday, November the 25th, 2020
Discover fun ways to introduce brick position and the importance of their orientation.  View children as they learn and understand through play about vertical/horizontal in "Find the Crazy Duck" and right-side-up positioning in "Apple Trees".

 

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Thursday, November the 26th, 2020
Understand the importance of introducing alternative methods to promote knowledge of the braille cell and stud arrangement.  Watch children at play become physically engaged while they discover the constellation of dots in "Body Braille Twister" and "Six-Car Parking Lot".

 

Braille Hands-on Webinars

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Tuesday, December the 1st, 2020
Identify creative approaches to introduce understanding of the unique differences between braille characters.  See children in two activities: "Musical Letters" and "The Bull Pen" as they learn to read letters and numbers.

Literacy lego blocks

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation 
Wednesday, December the 2nd, 2020
Discover fun ways to teach that the concept of correct braille brick arrangement produces meaningful words. Watch children identify letters, read and write words in two literacy activities: "Hidden Word" and "Words and Space".

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M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Thursday, December the 3rd, 2020
Discover fun ways to teach that the concept of correct number braille brick arrangement can produce math calculations and geometry to solve problems.  Watch children identify numbers and develop their ability to perform basic math in two numeracy activities: "Battle" and "Perfect 10".

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M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Tuesday, December the 8th, 2020
Let’s share practical ideas to sort the bricks and prepare the base plate.  Great opportunity to build tricks and get ready to use LEGO Braille Bricks with your students!

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M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Thursday, December the 10th, 2020
Build special and useful tools: make your own braille bricks, portable kits and discover ways to incorporate classic and technic LEGO bricks to ease activities for blind children.

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Lesson plan

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Tuesday, December the 15th, 2020
Combine pre-braille and braille activities and build lesson plans based on specific skills and concepts. Choose various activities to give children the opportunity to discover different ways to Learn through Play.

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M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation
Thursday, December the 17th, 2020
 
After a short introduction to a specific child or teaching issue, the participants will collaborate and build a full lesson plan based on this real-setting situation.

 

 

 

Flyer for LEGO Braille Bricks webinars

Event Date: 

Nov 10, 2020 to Dec 17, 2020