Programming SPIKE Essential robots in Icon blocks: Early Learners

Complete programming course for the entire school year with step-by-step instructions for teacher and students.
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Programming course includes

25 lesson plans
Ready-to-use curriculum for primary school that covers an entire year.
Online teacher training
Webinar prepared by experts to easily prepare you for classes and enhance your programming skills.
Access for teacher and students
Multimedia instructions available online, for everyone in your classroom.

Multimedia lesson plans

Every teacher can teach kids programming
with the help of the best robotics lesson plans on the market.

With this course, you get...

25 multimedia lesson plans. Engaging and reliable lessons arranged into a programming curriculum for an entire school year. Every lesson plan introduces a new command, or a new programming concept, explained with the help of robots built from SPIKE Prime elements.
Difficulty level that progresses with each lesson. As you advance this course, the robots become more and more complex in terms of their mechanics and programming.
Step-by-step instructions. For the teacher and for their students, throughout all the lesson stages. Each step is explained in text and accompanied by easy-to-understand multimedia.
Programming in SPIKE Icon blocks, an intuitive graphic coding language created for children as young as 6 years old. After completing the course, kids will be able to explain key programming concepts and apply them in SPIKE Icon Blocks.
Assignments designed for early learners, their age and capabilities. Additionally, students following this course develop their STEAM knowledge and learn how to use the mechanical LEGO elements.
Dozens of hours of teacher time saved. The lesson is already prepared, which saves the teacher precious time that they can use for self-development, supporting their students, and more!

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Find out what to expect during the lesson

See how all the lesson stages can look like, when conducted with the help of RoboCamp lesson plans

Teacher training

Get ready for teaching robotics and programming at school. Everything you need to know is explained and easily accessible.

Get ready for working with SPIKE Essential

Learn about the LEGO Education SPIKE Essential set, the Word blocks programming language, and the most common pitfalls – everything you need to know early on.

Learn practical knowledge from experts

Webinars conducted by specialists in educational robotics, who focus on hands-on, tested knowledge that you will need during the lesson.

Watch anytime, anywhere

Webinar is conveniently available online for the entire year of your access period.

How to start? Robotics at school with LEGO Education SPIKE Essential

Get to know SPIKE Essential. Learn about the requirements of this set, its possibilities in school & home STEAM education, as well as age recommendations and the inevitable limitations.
See the difference between different STEAM sets. We will compare Essential with other LEGO Education sets so that you know how to make most of what you have and whether you should upgrade your lab... or not.
Explore the contents. See the bricks and electronics up close, learn their pros and cons. Find out how to prepare your classes for creative building vs building with instructions.
Programming in practice. Discover the most useful features of the SPIKE app, and see how to program a robot step by step, by using one of the RoboCamp models.

Course pricing

Programming SPIKE Essential robots in Icon blocks: Early Learners
Access for 1 teacher
2 hours of online webinars
25 lesson plans with step-by-step instructions
Access for students
1 year access