We are running a project that is using Lego-BrickPi-Machines as part of a Fab Model.
The goal of the project is to provide a kind of playground for students to understand the technologies that are behind the internet of things and industry 4.0
Feel free to read about it and to share your opinion on it. (http://www.projekt-cinderella.de/index_engl.html)
We posted a page that provides notes on building Lego-Machine-Models: http://www.projekt-cinderella.de/DokLegoTool_engl.html