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Diseñan una prótesis infantil compatible con Legos

Diseñan una prótesis infantil compatible con Legos | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Un diseñador colombiano ha creado una prótesis para niños con amputaciones de brazos, que se puede transformar en un creativo juguete, utilizando fichas de Lego. Se trata de Carlos Torres Tovar, estudiante de la Universidad Umeå (Suecia), quien presentó el proyecto IKO, que busca la integración social de los niños que presenten discapacidades físicas.
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How Lego Built a Blockbuster Global Brand

How Lego Built a Blockbuster Global Brand | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Kara Miller
What products count as innovative? Often, the things we take most for granted.
Like Legos.
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Leadership Lessons From LEGO

Leadership Lessons From LEGO | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Many of the lessons learned in fatherhood apply, on a certain level, to change leadership. Here are the parallels between building a complex LEGO set and coaching a client through transformational change.

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Anita's curator insight, December 7, 2013 11:08 AM

Love the LEGO analogy. If you want to see  leadership in action, visit Legoland in Billund. Denmark.

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Lego and maths: building blocks for an education?

Lego and maths: building blocks for an education? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

"Primary schools have been using Lego informally for decades. But what is happening at Birchfield, an independent preparatory school, is different; its pupils are using a product of Lego Education – an arm of the Danish toymaker – called MoreToMaths, which officially launches worldwide this month.

 

Lego Education already offers literacy, science and computing products, and its expansion into maths teaching comes at a critical time, as primary schools in England grapple with the introduction of a more demanding national curriculum for maths."

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Lego Robot With a Smartphone Brain Shatters Rubik's Cube World Record

Cubestormer 3 is a robot with just one job—to solve a scrambled Rubik's Cube as swiftly as possible. Today, at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham, UK, it did the task in an astounding 3.253 seconds, faster than any human or robot in the world.
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Innovation Lessons from the Rise, Fall, and Rise of LEGO

Innovation Lessons from the Rise, Fall, and Rise of LEGO | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Innovation at LEGO
When was the last time you played with LEGOs?  For me, it must have been at least 35 years, maybe longer.
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"LEGO was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen, whose founding value was “only the best.”  They became one of the dominant toy companies in the world through the second half of the twentieth century, then nearly went bankrupt in 2003.  Since then, LEGO has reoriented itself, and become wildly successful again."

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