Congratulations you lucky readers! You have this opportunity to read the opening chapters of Haunt: Dead Scared, the new book written by Curtis Jobling before you buy or borrow a copy.
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I was fortunate enough to win a Lego StoryStarter Set from Lego Education and it arrived yesterday.
Below is a photo by photo of the unboxing
The brilliant box
The curriculum pack preview documents. You can read more about the curriculum pack here
Pictures and quantities of every Lego piece included
The spinner bases and stickers for the storage compartments
Bagged up Lego pieces in another storage compartment
All the Lego pieces spread out
Introducing LEGO Education StoryStarter
I had thought about making a video but there is already an official introductory video
Storystarter is designed for Key Stages 1 and 2, targeting the English curriculum. It develops skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as soft skills such as collaboration and communication – all while having fun!
LEGO Education StoryStarter – Instant Success Introduction
You can watch more videos here
I came across a link to a brilliant motivational poster for the library & classroom on twitter today:
— Brayden Stone (@bstone0) May 28, 2014
I created an A3 downloadable .pdf poster based on the original, click on the image to download a copy:
The sample kit is a great way of finding out a bit more about StoryStarter, the new literacy resource for Key Stages 1 & 2, because it contains a selection of bricks, special elements and Minifigures that you’ll find in the full set as well as three small base plates on which to build your story.
Once you have your sample kit, use it to build a story of your choice, then video yourself or your pupils telling the story for your chance to win a class pack of StoryStarter worth £649.99*. Simply upload your video to YouTube then visit LEGOeducation.co.uk/StoryStarter to enter the competition. PLUS, the winning stories will all be made into a book and one overall winner will have their story made into a LEGO® animation!
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