NI Mentor program

Through game like, playful means aimed at younger age groups the National Instruments’ Mentor program helps to improve digital literacy.

The National Instruments started the LEGO Mentor Program, to introduce the basics of technological sciences and algorithmic thinking We use algorithmic thinking on a day-to-day basis in everyday living, learning and working, we create algorithms for others, series of activities, and we plan out information flow processes. If someone wants to really understand the world he or she has to know and understand the bases of these activities. It has multiple levels. to the youth with practical challenges through the help of LEGO tools to provide a sense of achievement. In the first school year (2010-2011) the students could meet mentors in 9 schools.

NI Mentor program

It speak volumes about the popularity of this program that this number by the next year has risen to 24. With the help of the graphical programing and the NI’s strictly educational products the students could, not just practice how to be an engineer, but they could do real engineering work in their schools through age appropriate tasks.

NI Mentor program