Walker Elementary students learn with Legos (VIDEO)

Published: Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 01:47 PM.

The company offers many options for educating children with Lego building blocks. The goal is to help students develop teamwork skills and introduce them to engineering and architectural concepts, according to the company’s website.

Principal Jeanine Kirkland wants to use these concepts toward the school’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics areas of study, commonly known as STEM. The education initiative encourages local schools to focus on these subjects to better prepare students for a related career.

Kirkland said she hopes the Bricks 4 Kidz program will lead to bigger things.

"We want to use this program as a stepping-stone towards a robotics program in our school," Kirkland said. 

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