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I've you have been reading my blog for any length of time you probably know that I think teachers should blog. Kevin Schofield over at the Education at On10 blog asks the question over there. If you have opinions on the subject that would be a great place to weigh in on the issue.
I recommend the Education at On10 blog to anyone interested in the intersection of technology and education BTW.
The people from Lego visited the Microsoft campus to show off the latest version of the Lego robotics hardware – MindStorms NXT. There is a video of the visit at On10. It looks really cool and it is scheduled to hit retail stores this week just in time for my birthday at the end of the week. I think I need to send a link to the video to my wife.
Mindstorms NXT is one of the hardware platforms that are supported by the Microsoft Robotics Studio. Randy Trower who runs the MS Robotics program is also on the video and talks about working with Lego and about the Robotics Studio.