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By Diana Emerson
Special to the Courier 

STEM teacher to participate in LEGO program


Photo by Lucy Tuck Photography Phil Mayhoffer has been selected to be a part of the LEGO education master educator program and will be working with other educators to help work with students.

Boulder Country Day Middle School’s STEM and Programming teacher, Phil Mayhoffer, has been selected to participate in the first cohort of the US LEGO® Education Master Educator program. The LEGO Master Educator program which is designed for educators in early learning through secondary school who currently use LEGO hands-on learning solutions in their classroom. The selected participants embody the LEGO Education mission of enabling success for all students through hands-on learning experiences.

The 110 LEGO Education Master Educators will enjoy many activities including access to like-minded educators, insider news of special LEGO Education offers and events and recognition. They will also be invited to provide feedback to LEGO hands-on learning solutions and programs.

“Shining a spotlight on the good work of educators and sharing best practices from classrooms across the country are top priorities for LEGO Education,” said Silver McDonald, head of LEGO Education North America. “It’s why we’re launching the LEGO Education Master Educator program and eagerly awaiting to welcome and start learning from the first cohort of Master Educators.”

Mr. Mayhoffer instructs several after school Lego courses, as well as, coaches a combined First Lego League team made up of students from Boulder Country Day School and the I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County (IHAD).

"I am super excited about this opportunity," Mayhoffer said. "I expect that my participation in the program will enrich the classes I teach at BCD and our FIRST LEGO League teams."


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