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Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from Cambridge University Press - Education. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas. 

Our panels consist of teachers, authors, key subject figures and more. If you'd like to get involved, follow us on Twitter @CUPeducation and send in your show suggestions!

Apr 15, 2021

Roll up your sleeves, because episode 19 is all about hands-on learning! 

Our host this week is our digital maestro, David Hickinson. His guests are John Pinkney, who is a learning advisor at Raising Robots and also a certified LEGO Education trainer. And Stuart Swann, former ICT Lead and a now consultant and LEGO Education Academy Trainer.


Show notes 

Raising Robots

Raising Robots on Twitter

IE Solutions 

Stuart Swann on Twitter

The LEGO Foundation

LEGO Education


Further reading:

Play Well Report

Six Bricks

Seymour Papert: Mindstorms: Children, Computers, And Powerful Ideas

Mitchel Resnick: Lifelong Kindergarten

Learning Connected: A Year of Making and Learning




LEGO Mindstorms