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Engage Every Student In Playful STEAM Learning With The SPIKE™ App.

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Designed for use with the LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Portfolio, the SPIKE App is a powerful and inclusive tool that helps teachers facilitate engaging, hands-on STEAM learning.

Intuitive, Exciting, Fun. And now a single app for the SPIKE Portfolio.

The SPIKE App provides multiple intuitive coding environments which, when combined with LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime or LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential, offer a naturally adaptive, physical, and digitally creative system that teachers and students alike love to use. Students first progress from using simple icon-blocks to word-block coding based on Scratch, and finally Python to code their creations and bring STEAM learning to life.

The SPIKE App delivers exciting and playful learning experiences for students of all abilities with material for both Getting Started and Accelerating STEAM Learning. It includes 10 unit plans containing standards-aligned lessons with integrated building instructions for primary and secondary school students. These units:
  • Engage students in meaningful STEAM challenges using playful lessons with clear intentionality and grade progression
  • Are scaffolded to support teachers and students in building essential skills
  • Future-proof your students’ skills and make them confident lifelong learners by giving them unlimited possibilities for playful, hands-on STEAM learning with the LEGO® Learning System
Accompanying online lesson plans support teachers with a wealth of accessible, interactive support material, giving them everything they need to bring STEAM learning safely and sustainably into their classrooms.

The SPIKE Portfolio is part of the LEGO Learning System’s range of interconnected solutions that can be introduced individually or as a complete system. They supplement each other, and together, they unlock unlimited learning opportunities. When combined with SPIKE Essential or SPIKE Prime, the SPIKE App allows students to:
  • Apply their learning and go deep into coding, technology, and digital integration.
  • Develop computational thinking skills using a progression of icon-block, word-block, and text-based coding.
  • Build, tinker, and experiment - progressing from simple creations to complex structures and mechanisms.
  • Learn to program, think like engineers, test and tweak designs, debug and optimize, operate with integers, play with data, create stories with LEGO® Minifigures, prepare for FLL (FIRST® LEGO® League) competitions, and more!
You can download the new SPIKE App here: SPIKE App | Student App Download | LEGO® Education

*** IMPORTANT*** This isn't a standalone educational app. This app is used to program SPIKE Essential and SPIKE Prime, which are sold separately.
Getting Started: LEGOeducation.com/start
Lesson Plans: LEGOeducation.com/lessons
Download the app: SPIKE App | Student App Download | LEGO® Education


System Requirements:

Windows
Hardware
  • 1.5 GHz Intel® Core i3 processor - or better
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 3 GB available storage space
  • Bluetooth 4.0 or above
Operating System
  • Windows 10 (64-bit), version 1803 or newer
macOS
Hardware
  • 1.5 GHz Intel® Core Duo processor - or equivalent or better
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 2 GB available storage space
  • Bluetooth 4.0 or above
Operating System
  • macOS Mojave 10.14 or newer
iOS (tablets only)
Hardware
  • iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 4 or newer
Operating System
  • iOS 13 or newer
Android (tablets only)
Hardware
  • 8” display or larger
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 3 GB available storage space
  • Bluetooth 4.0 or above
Operating System
  • Android 7.0 or newer
Chrome OS
Hardware
  • 1.40 GHz Intel® Celeron® 2955U dual-core processor – or equivalent or better
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 3 GB available storage space
  • Bluetooth 4.0 or above
Operating System
  • Chromebook running Android 7.0 or newer
  • Google Play Store access required (Android App on Chromebook)
Internet Connection
Your device will need an internet connection in order to:
  • Download updates and in-app content
  • Access teacher support material
  • Use certain programming features (such as live weather data)
Blog #LEGOEduCommunity News! 09/09/2021 12:14pm EDT

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One app for both SPIKE Prime and SPIKE Essential - awesome!

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