Bruins Academy The Curriculum is a free program that provides Kindergarten through 8th grade teachers in New England with supplemental curriculum materials, created by local teachers, that introduce subjects in new ways by integrating the sport of hockey and the Bruins into engaging Common Core-aligned lessons.
The Curriculum, with the help of Autodesk, will accelerate learning through the integration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), 3D modeling, 3D printing, and design into lesson plans - laying the groundwork for inspiring, educating and promoting the next generation to acquire important skills while unlocking their creativity.
Autodesk will support Bruins Academy teachers and students in learning emerging technologies through leading workshops on Tinkercad, its free and easy-to-use 3D CAD design tool, and through the development of lesson plans that cast students in the role of designer of the fan experience, hockey equipment, and more.
Students who complete the lesson plans will receive a completion certificate signed by a Bruins player and have the chance to win a visit to their classroom by Blades, the Bruins mascot! Teachers who participate in The Curriculum have the opportunity to receive Bruins prizes including autographed merchandise and a Blades classroom visit. Registered teachers are automatically included in the monthly Bruins Academy The Curriculum newsletter, which contains program updates, exclusive ticket offers, and contests.