Cost: $39
Modules: 5
CPE Credit Hours: 12

Enrollment includes:

  • Free, one-year TCEA membership for each participant ($49 value)
  • TCEA digital badge
  • TCEA certificate sent via email upon course completion

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SPIKE Essential Robotics

The purpose of this online, self-paced course is to assist you in learning how to build and program with the LEGO Education SPIKE™ Essential set. The introductory course will also cover classroom implementation tips for using SPIKE™ Essential in the classroom and a variety of activities you can use with students.

To participate in the course the following is recommended:

  • One device with the programming app. Download the programming app for iOS, Chrome, Windows 10, and Android here.
  • One device for online instruction
  • LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential (45345)


Why Learn with TCEA?

  • Our courses are streamlined for efficient and lasting learning.
  • We share ideas and resources that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
  • We also offer ideas and techniques based on years of experience in professional development, integrating educator feedback to always meet the needs of course participants.


Self-Paced, Online Course

SPIKE Essential Robotics is a self-paced, online program. Participants can begin anytime and go at their own speed throughout the program.

Upon enrollment, you will receive a program invitation email from TCEA’s learning management system that will give you access to the self-paced course. Within the course, you will find modules that must be moved through in sequential order.