Robotics

Littleton Robotics teams host Girl Scouts badge event - Wicked Local Littleton

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Wicked Local Littleton

Littleton Robotics teams host Girl Scouts badge event
Wicked Local Littleton
“I really liked it because one of the main objectives of FIRST is to spread the word about STEM education and how fascinating it could be,” said high school robotics team member Chris Miller. “It was really cool to see how much all of them enjoyed it ...

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What should I teach my children to prepare them to race with the robots? - The Guardian

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The Guardian

What should I teach my children to prepare them to race with the robots?
The Guardian
Years ago, as a reporter in Seattle, I watched Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer decry Washington state's education system. He said Microsoft couldn't hire enough locals because our schools don't produce the kinds of minds he needed. At the time, I was angry.

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Leading global education initiative set to convene next month in Qatar - HuffPost

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Leading global education initiative set to convene next month in Qatar
HuffPost
“I want to see – as I am sure do you – an education system which allows every single pupil to flourish, no matter who they are or where they come from,” said Sir Dr. Kevan Collins, Education Endowment Foundation Chief Executive and Summit speaker.

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St. James starts Vex Robotics program - Elizabethtown News Enterprise

October 17, 2017 - 11:50pm

Elizabethtown News Enterprise

St. James starts Vex Robotics program
Elizabethtown News Enterprise
Students from third to eighth grade can join the robotics program. Dow Corning set up the donor-advised fund with the Central Kentucky Community Foundation in 2013 and supports science, technology, engineering and mathematics education programs.

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Just in time for Halloween, this spooky robot mask will help teach you to code - Digital Trends

October 17, 2017 - 4:55pm

Digital Trends

Just in time for Halloween, this spooky robot mask will help teach you to code
Digital Trends
There are plenty of cool educational robotics projects we see on a regular basis but, to the best of our knowledge, only one which promises to give you a super-creepy Phantom of the Opera-style robot mask to learn to code on. That's the spooky gift the ...

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Board of Education Chats: Susan Zimet - Aspen Public Radio

October 17, 2017 - 4:45pm

Aspen Public Radio

Board of Education Chats: Susan Zimet
Aspen Public Radio
Arts, music, sports, debate, robotics, outdoor education — all contribute to the grit, resilience, determination and confidence that we value so highly in our students. There is no dichotomy between student achievement and extracurriculars — they are ...

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St. Patrick students get hands-on with robotics - Record-Courier

October 17, 2017 - 2:54pm

Record-Courier

St. Patrick students get hands-on with robotics
Record-Courier
Tom Shaw, St. Patrick's IT specialist, believes the that the students at St. Patrick are receiving what he calls an “algorithmic — or step-by- step — thinking” education. Introduced though different programming courses and carried on though math and ...

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FANUC America Introduces National Certifications for Robotics and Advanced Automation - Robotics Tomorrow (press release)

October 17, 2017 - 9:47am

FANUC America Introduces National Certifications for Robotics and Advanced Automation
Robotics Tomorrow (press release)
The industry-education certifications are the result of an 18-month collaboration of more than 150 subject matter experts from FANUC America, industry, automation system integrators, and leading advisors and instructors from high schools, community ...

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FANUC America Introduces National Certifications for Robotics and Advanced Automation - Business Wire (press release)

October 17, 2017 - 9:01am

FANUC America Introduces National Certifications for Robotics and Advanced Automation
Business Wire (press release)
The industry-education certifications are the result of an 18-month collaboration of more than 150 subject matter experts from FANUC America, industry, automation system integrators, and leading advisors and instructors from high schools, community ...

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Personalities of Pittsburgh: Rosemary Mendel, Best Robotics - Pittsburgh Business Times

October 17, 2017 - 7:53am

Pittsburgh Business Times

Personalities of Pittsburgh: Rosemary Mendel, Best Robotics
Pittsburgh Business Times
I have always believed very strongly in STEM education. My son is a software engineer in the video game industry, so I raised a STEM child. STEM is very important to our future workforce. For me, Best Robotics was an opportunity to do something ...

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Global Robotics Education Market 2017 – OWI, RobotShop ... - MoneyPanorama

October 17, 2017 - 1:57am

MoneyPanorama

Global Robotics Education Market 2017 – OWI, RobotShop ...
MoneyPanorama
'2017 Global Robotics Education Market Research Report' Is A Professional And In-Depth Study On The Current State Of The Global Global Robotics Education ...

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Ga. Tech researchers involved in development of robot teams supported by Army grant - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

October 16, 2017 - 7:16pm

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Ga. Tech researchers involved in development of robot teams supported by Army grant
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Toon's story says the robot teams, consisting of multiple types of robots and sensors with varying abilities, are designed to assist humans in a wide range of missions in dynamically changing, harsh and contested environments. These include search and ...

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Robotic expansion: Grant allows schools to expand from 16 to 62 teams - Independent Tribune

October 16, 2017 - 10:51am

Independent Tribune

Robotic expansion: Grant allows schools to expand from 16 to 62 teams
Independent Tribune
Cabarrus County Schools teachers/coaches got hands-on with robots during a training session over the summer. With the help of a grant. CCS expanded the number of VEX Robotics teams from 16 to 62 and each school received a robotics kit.

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Start-up looks to expand footprint in robotic space - The Hindu

October 15, 2017 - 3:26pm

The Hindu

Start-up looks to expand footprint in robotic space
The Hindu
It is focusing on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. “We are aiming to be a $10 million company, making educational robots for the world market and teaching children the latest in technology to develop 21st century ...

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College Town: WPI appoints Xiao new director of robotics engineering - Worcester Telegram

October 15, 2017 - 1:51am

Worcester Telegram

College Town: WPI appoints Xiao new director of robotics engineering
Worcester Telegram
Jing Xiao, a leader in robotics research and education, will join Worcester Polytechnic Institute in January as director of the university's pioneering robotics engineering program. Ms. Xiao, currently professor of computer science at the University of ...

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NGEMC hosts robotics training for local schools - The Daily Citizen

October 15, 2017 - 12:17am

The Daily Citizen

NGEMC hosts robotics training for local schools
The Daily Citizen
The teachers are eager to utilize the new Lego robotics kits to provide their students with a greater understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) and robotics. This education may lead to increased student interest in fields ...

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South Side congregants launch robotics training, plant to generate jobs, hope - Chicago Tribune

October 13, 2017 - 10:07pm

Chicago Tribune

South Side congregants launch robotics training, plant to generate jobs, hope
Chicago Tribune
While the plant, which manufactures plastic forks, knives and spoons, provides a future in plastics, it also gives trainees hands-on experience in robotics to help them land jobs in factories across the country. The education is free. "I have a passion ...

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Letter: You can help level the playing field in Delco education - The Delaware County Daily Times

October 13, 2017 - 8:36pm

The Delaware County Daily Times

Letter: You can help level the playing field in Delco education
The Delaware County Daily Times
Penn Wood High School lacks computers and extracurricular STEM-based programs, while Lower Merion has a world class robotics program and most technology is available and accessible. This difference isn't limited to just Penn Wood and Lower Merion.

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STEM teacher needs community's online votes for robotic equipment, trips - Myhorrynews

October 13, 2017 - 5:13pm

Myhorrynews

STEM teacher needs community's online votes for robotic equipment, trips
Myhorrynews
“In middle school robotics, students learn the early stages of computer coding and engineering. Computer coding is an important skill for the 21st Century workplace, and many careers in the future will require students to be able to write and ...

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WACO Aviation Learning Center project getting off the ground - MyDaytonDailyNews

October 13, 2017 - 3:13pm

MyDaytonDailyNews

WACO Aviation Learning Center project getting off the ground
MyDaytonDailyNews
That area also can be used by young people participating in robotics and other programs, which may be expanded to include drone robotics. The existing WACO buildings will be for the museum when all learning center activities are moved into the new ...

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