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Rockford schools to implement Lego Education program - WIFR

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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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Ivanka Trump visits Pittsburgh's 'Robotics Row' and applauds an all ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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.
Ivanka Trump Visits With STEM Students In Pittsburgh « CBS ...CBS Pittsburgh

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Summer Robotics camp - Orange Leader

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

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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Big Things Are Coming - Robotics Online (press release)

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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Flocks of Drones Will Raid Classrooms This Year. Are Your Kids Ready? - PR Newswire (press release)

August 14, 2018 - 1:56pm

Flocks of Drones Will Raid Classrooms This Year. Are Your Kids Ready?
PR Newswire (press release)
14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RobotLAB, the leading educational robotics company, announces today that its award-winning online learning platform Engage! K12 offers entirely new and engaging lesson plans which use drones to teach coding, programming ...

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Ready for robotics - Journalscene.com

August 14, 2018 - 11:02am

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Ready for robotics
Journalscene.com
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing will take place in July 2019. In recognition of a big year for science, FIRST robotics programs will follow a space-theme for the 2018-2019 robotics season.

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CCPS gets four robots for students' home/hospital use - MyEasternShoreMD

August 14, 2018 - 10:12am

MyEasternShoreMD

CCPS gets four robots for students' home/hospital use
MyEasternShoreMD
The purchase of the robots, made by Double Robotics, was covered entirely by a $15,000 grant from the Maryland State Department of Education. They were introduced to the Caroline County Board of Education at its meeting Tuesday, Aug. 7.

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HRG Showcases New Vision and Product Range at the Beijing World Robot Conference 2018 - Markets Insider

August 14, 2018 - 9:23am

HRG Showcases New Vision and Product Range at the Beijing World Robot Conference 2018
Markets Insider
"The collaborative, educational, medical robots that HRG will present at the Beijing World Robotics Conference fully reflect the industry trends as well as our latest efforts," said Wang Meng, President of HIT Robot Group. One of the star products at ...

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LCC continuing education classes - Longview Daily News

August 14, 2018 - 8:04am

Longview Daily News

LCC continuing education classes
Longview Daily News
... than 300 non-credit instructor-facilitated online courses to choose from; through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction and interaction with fellow students, people can learn at their convenience; online continuing education classes begin ...

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RIA and MassRobotics Form Strategic Partnership - Odessa American

August 14, 2018 - 8:01am

RIA and MassRobotics Form Strategic Partnership
Odessa American
Founded in 1974, RIA is a not-for-profit trade association driving innovation, growth, and safety in manufacturing and service industries through education, promotion, and advancement of robotics, related automation technologies, and companies ...

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HRG Showcases New Vision and Product Range at the Beijing World Robot Conference 2018 - Markets Insider

August 14, 2018 - 7:19am

HRG Showcases New Vision and Product Range at the Beijing World Robot Conference 2018
Markets Insider
"The collaborative, educational, medical robots that HRG will present at the Beijing World Robotics Conference fully reflect the industry trends as well as our latest efforts," said Wang Meng, President of HIT Robot Group. One of the star products at ...

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HRG Showcases New Vision and Product Range at the Beijing World Robot Conference 2018 - PR Newswire (press release)

August 14, 2018 - 6:47am

HRG Showcases New Vision and Product Range at the Beijing World Robot Conference 2018
PR Newswire (press release)
"The collaborative, educational, medical robots that HRG will present at the Beijing World Robotics Conference fully reflect the industry trends as well as our latest efforts," said Wang Meng, President of HIT Robot Group. One of the star products at ...

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Sandoval calls weighted funding formula a 'big-ticket item' for education, says it's still a priority - The Nevada Independent

August 14, 2018 - 5:12am

The Nevada Independent

Sandoval calls weighted funding formula a 'big-ticket item' for education, says it's still a priority
The Nevada Independent
On Monday, company leaders presented the school and its robotics students with the inaugural Tesla Spark Innovation Award. The school served as a fitting backdrop for a back-to-school conversation about career and technical education programs, which ...

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From Robots to Golf, Indy Group Gets Creative to Boost Women in Tech - Xconomy

August 14, 2018 - 4:46am

Xconomy

From Robots to Golf, Indy Group Gets Creative to Boost Women in Tech
Xconomy
The tech industry's efforts to recruit more girls and women to the field are still falling short, despite the priority being placed on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in K-12 schools. That's the conclusion reached in a study ...

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Dubai's newest higher education institute attracts students with designs on the future - The National

August 14, 2018 - 1:45am

The National

Dubai's newest higher education institute attracts students with designs on the future
The National
The institute said the new degree would also teach students the skills to produce robots, mobile apps and games. Up to 75 students will begin studying for the degree next month. The first year prepares students in design principles. “Students will ...

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Enrollment growth a boost for private schools - Times Daily

August 14, 2018 - 1:18am

Times Daily

Enrollment growth a boost for private schools
Times Daily
Mars Hill Bible School with its enrollment of 454 students has resumed classes with new personnel, a revamped robotics program, and new construction underway. Administrator Dexter Rutherford said the school has hired Lori Eastep as marketing director.

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Tesla to expand robotics opportunities for Nevada schools - KLAS-TV

August 13, 2018 - 10:37pm

KLAS-TV

Tesla to expand robotics opportunities for Nevada schools
KLAS-TV
LAS VEGAS - Education leaders, along with officials from Tesla unveiled a new effort Monday to get students engaged in robotics. The event was held at Cimarron-Memorial High School. It's all part of Tesla's major investment in Clark County Schools.

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DeSoto ISD Opens New Magnet Campus Wednesday - Focusdailynews

August 13, 2018 - 7:39pm

Focusdailynews

DeSoto ISD Opens New Magnet Campus Wednesday
Focusdailynews
The 109,500-square-foot, two-story building, designed by the Dallas office of global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will, will provide future-oriented academic learning opportunities focused on robotics, coding, computer science, digital art and ...
DeSoto ISD To Open Katherine Johnson Technology Magnet AcademyPatch.com

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Granby teacher receives grant for robot kits that can mimic insects - Joplin Globe

August 13, 2018 - 4:52pm

Granby teacher receives grant for robot kits that can mimic insects
Joplin Globe
GRANBY, Mo. — Students in gifted education classes at Granby and Triway elementary schools will have access to robot kits this year after Anne Hansen, their teacher, received a $5,000 educational science grant. The robots will be built and programmed ...

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