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Rockford schools to implement Lego Education program - WIFR

Robotics - 2 hours 22 min ago

WIFR

Rockford schools to implement Lego Education program
WIFR
Rockford Public Schools is partnering with Lego Education to help kids improve problem-solving skills and understand things like syncing these toys up with iPads that give directions to the toys that the toys follow. Supporters say this will make ...

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Plymouth Eagle Scout makes gift for Troop 1620 - Wicked Local

Wood Working - 4 hours 8 min ago

Wicked Local

Plymouth Eagle Scout makes gift for Troop 1620
Wicked Local
Having a passion for wood working, Kierstead used his skills and knowledge, but also sought out the expertise of his boss, Greg Brenner, to ensure this project was done just right. Brenner provided Kierstead with advice, and even let him borrow his ...

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Primary school teachers, principal warn more strike action on the cards - Stuff.co.nz

Industrial Education - 6 hours 44 min ago

Stuff.co.nz

Primary school teachers, principal warn more strike action on the cards
Stuff.co.nz
The first thing she planned to do after the rally was email her colleagues at Hamilton's Patricia Avenue School to prep them for further industrial action. "Before today we wondered if this strike would happen but now I feel more strike action will ...
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Primary and intermediate teachers on strike around the country: What you need to knowTVNZ
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Ivanka Trump visits Pittsburgh's 'Robotics Row' and applauds an all ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Robotics - August 14, 2018 - 11:56pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ivanka Trump visits Pittsburgh's 'Robotics Row' and applauds an all ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Her signature word during the visit was “amazing,” which she repeated after test-driving a robot built by an all-girls robotics team.
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Teens in Las Cruces earning their diplomas while incarcerated - KFOX El Paso

Wood Working - August 14, 2018 - 11:52pm

KFOX El Paso

Teens in Las Cruces earning their diplomas while incarcerated
KFOX El Paso
Students also get hands-on experience with vocational programs such as woodworking, welding and planting their own crops. “They're definitely taking the experience with them. You know, confidence is everything when they can go and apply for a job and ...

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Barton employees receive raises - Great Bend Tribune

Electrical - August 14, 2018 - 10:10pm

Great Bend Tribune

Barton employees receive raises
Great Bend Tribune
Trustee Chairman Mike Johnston asked, assuming the cause of the fire was electrical, if there is a way to kill the power to buildings when they are not in use. “This cabin was scheduled to be used the next day,” Dean said. The only things that had ...

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'Crisis point': New Zealand hit by primary school teacher strike - The Guardian

Industrial Education - August 14, 2018 - 8:24pm

Radio New Zealand

'Crisis point': New Zealand hit by primary school teacher strike
The Guardian
An estimated 29,000 teachers stopped work for a full day on Wednesday, demanding a pay rise from the government of 16% over two years. The industrial action affected 400,000 children. The teachers are striking over large class sizes, low pay, a teacher ...
Teachers strike: Education system at 'crisis point'Radio New Zealand
Primary teachers and principals strike for first time since 1994Waikato Times
Primary school teachers, principal warn more strike action on the cardsStuff.co.nz
Otago Daily Times
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Summer Robotics camp - Orange Leader

Robotics - August 14, 2018 - 7:11pm

Orange Leader

Summer Robotics camp
Orange Leader
Campers in Vidor ISD Community Education summer Robotics and Coding camp built Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots, coded their own video games/animations, then each used the 3d printer to create a pirate coin. Camp instructor was VJHS teacher Amy Odom.

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Ivanka Trump tours Astrobotic, meets Girls of Steel robotics team ... - Tribune-Review

Robotics - August 14, 2018 - 7:01pm

Tribune-Review

Ivanka Trump tours Astrobotic, meets Girls of Steel robotics team ...
Tribune-Review
Presidential adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump took in Pittsburgh's robotics scene Tuesday. The president's daughter visited Astrobotic, a space delivery ...

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Government accused of 'total failure' to widen elite university access - The Guardian

Industrial Education - August 14, 2018 - 7:01pm

The Guardian

Government accused of 'total failure' to widen elite university access
The Guardian
“The biggest education challenges used to be in the inner cities. Now it's in industrial and coastal towns,” she said. “Towns and cities are in danger of getting caught in a vicious circle where fewer graduates means less job and business growth, but ...

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State agrees to major Redmond industrial development - Bend Bulletin

Industrial Education - August 14, 2018 - 6:56pm

Bend Bulletin

State agrees to major Redmond industrial development
Bend Bulletin
SALEM — The State Land Board on Tuesday approved plans for a major Redmond-area project that would including an expansion of the county fairgrounds, a new Oregon National Guard facility and a new industrial park. The three board members — Gov. Kate ...

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The Privilege of Language - The Chronicle of Higher Education (blog)

Electrical - August 14, 2018 - 6:01pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education (blog)

The Privilege of Language
The Chronicle of Higher Education (blog)
Note, for instance, that while Governor Bevin talks about public education generally, the responses to his derision of French-language learning have come from higher education. Even though we know that the most effective language learning takes place ...

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Sooner Or Later: Electrical System Failures - Facility Executive Magazine

Electrical - August 14, 2018 - 5:36pm

Facility Executive Magazine

Sooner Or Later: Electrical System Failures
Facility Executive Magazine
An important step in placing a building electrical system or equipment into service is commissioning. Many owners and specifying engineers require commissioning as part of the contract for a new project. The intent or purpose of commissioning is to ...

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Primary teachers and principals strike for first time since 1994 - Waikato Times

Industrial Education - August 14, 2018 - 5:08pm

Radio New Zealand

Primary teachers and principals strike for first time since 1994
Waikato Times
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says almost 30,000 teachers and principals striking should have stayed around the negotiating table longer. Today is the first time in 24 years that primary and intermediate school teachers have taken industrial action ...
Teachers strike: Education system at 'crisis point'Radio New Zealand
Primary and intermediate teachers on strike around the country: What you need to know for todayTVNZ

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KABA's Education Day Features David Luehr - Autobody News

Automotive Education - August 14, 2018 - 4:46pm

Autobody News

KABA's Education Day Features David Luehr
Autobody News
Next, Jake Aufenkamp and James Rodis of the Woodhouse Automotive Group covered a review of Collision Advice's “Who Pays for What?” surveys during “Who Pays for What and How to See It Happen.” Mitchell International's Wayne Krause covered OE ...

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Big Things Are Coming - Robotics Online (press release)

Robotics - August 14, 2018 - 4:27pm

Big Things Are Coming
Robotics Online (press release)
NexCOBOT's mission is to be the leading brand for robotics in the education market. With its open and modular motion solution, based on standard EtherCAT communications, it allows customers to value add on top of NexCOBOT's open controller to increase ...

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Several changes for Colorado Springs-area schools in 2018 - Colorado Springs Gazette

Electrical - August 14, 2018 - 4:11pm

Colorado Springs Gazette

Several changes for Colorado Springs-area schools in 2018
Colorado Springs Gazette
Legislators allocated $10 million and passed nine bills to lessen the teacher shortage, giving teachers grants and stipends as incentives to teach in rural schools, which greatly need teachers of special education, math and foreign languages. The state ...

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TREE Fund announces 2018 grant recipients - Lawn & Landscape

Electrical - August 14, 2018 - 3:32pm

TREE Fund announces 2018 grant recipients
Lawn & Landscape
Sponsored Grant recipient Carolyn G. Mahan, PhD will collaborate with the Center for Pollinator Research and the Frost Entomological Museum at Penn State University in her study “Long term effects of electrical right-of-way vegetation management on ...

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Modern education comes to far-flung areas - Shine News (press release)

Automotive Education - August 14, 2018 - 2:37pm

Shine News (press release)

Modern education comes to far-flung areas
Shine News (press release)
Liang Ping (back row, right), a 61-year-old retiree and a specialist in teaching management, and Jin Nan (back row, left), 61, a former teacher from Shanghai Minli High School specializing in information technology and community education, pose with ...

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Larsen visits apprenticeship program - North County Outlook

Machining - August 14, 2018 - 2:15pm

North County Outlook

Larsen visits apprenticeship program
North County Outlook
The statewide nonprofit organization Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) has run an adult apprenticeship program which began in 2008, but since last year has also offered a youth apprenticeship program that Acro Machining takes part in. The ...

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