Using WeDo 2.0 Across the Curriculum
10 Topic Teaching Opportunities
It has never been more important for school’s to get everything they can possibly get out of their chosen educational resources. When the budget comes in and the
LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 kits can offer more than you might think. Of course, the main reason for a WeDo 2.0 kit’s existence is to provide meaningful Programming and Computing experiences. However, the functionality and usability of the technology can have an enhancing
Amazingly, LEGO® Education
Not to worry! We’ve had a go at filtering through the fantastic free resources for you! In this blog, I will look at common Primary Teaching Topics and explain how the WeDo 2.0 can be integrated into them in a meaningful way. I’ll point you directly to the Guided/Open Projects you’ll need to visit and essentially, explain how you can get the most out of your technological resource.
Exploring the deepest reaches of our galaxy can be an incredibly immersive experience. Imagine adding the experience of building a Moon Base with your own robot!! With WeDo 2.0, you can. Guided Project 17 (Moon Base) takes the children through how to build and programs their own Moon Rover that can complete simple building tasks. The links to science and mathematics are obvious. However, this stimulus could be the platform for historical space race learning. It could spur on some creative writing. Before you know it, the classroom can become a moon base!
Another widely embedded topic concentrates on Dinosaurs! It can capture most children’s imaginations. The Open Project 11 (Extreme Habitats), explores the exceptional
5) Natural Disasters
6) World War Two
7) Under The Sea
9) All About Me
10) Ancient Greeks
The fact of the matter is, I have barely scratched the surface of what a WeDo 2.0 kit can do within the wider curriculum. There are