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You’re invited to join us for a series of 14 unique 45-minute webinars starting February 2021.

The first 4 webinars will give you the opportunity to know more about Learning through Play concept and facilitation principles and receive general information about LEGO Braille Bricks. 

10 hands-on webinars will complete your knowledge on the pedagogical concept, including holistic skills, activities, categories, tips and tricks, lesson plans and much more. 

Check out all the cool sessions available and register soon!

What We Mean by Learning Through Play 

Mette Hauch, Facilitation Innovation Specialist at LEGO Foundation

Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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”?

Click here to register for "Learning through Play"

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Play Facilitation in Theory and Practice 

Per Havgaard, Sr. Facilitation Specialist at LEGO Foundation 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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.

Click here to register for "Facilitation"

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LEGO Braille Bricks, all about braille and bricks 

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

 Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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!

Click here to register for "LEGO Braille Bricks"

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Pedagogical concept, Play-based Teaching Method

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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!

Click here to register for "Pedagogical Concept"

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Hands-on #1 MANIPULATION

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Monday, March 8, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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 ».

Click here to register for "Manipulation"

Hands-on #2 ORIENTATION

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

 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 »

Click here to register for "Orientation"

Hands-on #3 CONSTELLATION

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

 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 ».

Click here to register for "Constellation"

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Hands-on #4 CHARACTERS

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Monday, March 15, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

 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.

Click here to register do "Characters"

Hands-on #5 LITERACY

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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 ».

Click here to register for "Literacy"

Hands-on #6 NUMERACY

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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 ».

Click here to register for "Numeracy"

Hands-on #7 TIPS & TRICKS 1

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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!

Click here to register for "T&T 1"

Hands-on #8 TIPS & TRICKS 2

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

 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.

Click here to register for "T&T 2"

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Hands-on #9 LESSON PLAN

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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.

Click here to register for "Lesson Plan"

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Hands-on #10 BREAK-OUT SESSION

M&M, External consultants at LEGO Foundation

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 5:30 pm UTC

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.

Click here to register for "Break-out Session"

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