SPIKE Prime is a new design from LEGO Education to help middle school children engage with technology. It combines LEGO bricks, a hub, sensors and motors, operated by the SPIKE app using the Scratch coding language.
The Jury says
In this digital age, there is a dawning realisation that interacting with our physical surroundings enhances our learning. With SPIKE Prime, LEGO Education combines online and off-line learning and the analogue and digital worlds. The design is inclusive; for both young and older kids, individuals and groups. The software is open-source and they have managed to capture the best elements and put them together for a tangible and fun STEAM learning experience (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math).