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BOE considers new special education classroom - Daily Mountain Eagle

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Daily Mountain Eagle

BOE considers new special education classroom
Daily Mountain Eagle
The Walker County Board of Education is considering a new classroom that will benefit special needs students in Walker County. Director of Student Services Butch Sargent gave a passionate plea to board members and Superintendent Dr. Jason Adkins ...

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BOE considers new special education classroom - Daily Mountain Eagle

7 hours 58 min ago

Daily Mountain Eagle

BOE considers new special education classroom
Daily Mountain Eagle
The Walker County Board of Education is considering a new classroom that will benefit special needs students in Walker County. Director of Student Services Butch Sargent gave a passionate plea to board members and Superintendent Dr. Jason Adkins ...

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Centralia High School Awarded $33000 for Robotics Program - Centralia Chronicle

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Centralia Chronicle

Centralia High School Awarded $33000 for Robotics Program
Centralia Chronicle
Robotics provides students with meaningful education in (a) hands-on environment,” robotics Coach Lance Ulrigg said in a press release. “They learn complex and strategic problem solving, higher-order thinking, and other skills that are beneficial as ...

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Boston Pushes Talent And Education In Amazon HQ2 Bid - WBUR

October 20, 2017 - 6:14am

WBUR

Boston Pushes Talent And Education In Amazon HQ2 Bid
WBUR
"We were founded by leaders from the robotics community, including Tye Brady, the Chief Technologist at Amazon Robotics," wrote Thomas Ryden, the executive director of MassRobotics. In another letter, Cambridge Innovation Center CEO Tim Rowe writes ...
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Harmony Science Academy hosts Girl Powered workshop - Star Local Media

October 20, 2017 - 6:01am

Star Local Media

Harmony Science Academy hosts Girl Powered workshop
Star Local Media
This global initiative was created through a partnership between the Robotics Education and Competition (REC) Foundation and VEX Robotics. The Girl Powered workshops were created to show young girls how exciting STEM can be and offered them a ...

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Robotics having 'astounding impact' on special-needs students - MyCentralJersey.com

October 20, 2017 - 3:51am

MyCentralJersey.com

Robotics having 'astounding impact' on special-needs students
MyCentralJersey.com
Fortunately, it appears Giardino, along with several other Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) educators, found that irresistible activity last year by integrating the use of NAO Robots (pronounced NOW) into the curriculum of three ...

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Education news — 10.20.17 - Times Record

October 20, 2017 - 1:56am

Education news — 10.20.17
Times Record
Metro Homeschool took first place in the robot competition during the recent River Valley BEST robotics competition on the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith campus, according to a news release from UAFS. Additionally, Metro Homeschool also won the ...

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NH Dept. of Education launches Cyber Robotics Coding Challenge - New Hampshire Business Review

October 19, 2017 - 2:58pm

New Hampshire Business Review

NH Dept. of Education launches Cyber Robotics Coding Challenge
New Hampshire Business Review
The NH Department of Education and Intelitek STEM and CTE Education Foundation — a nonprofit of Derry-based training systems and e-learning curriculum developer Intelitek, are launching a virtual robotics competition that gives students the ...

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Amazon and partners give $50000 to STEM education in Clay County - Jacksonville Business Journal

October 19, 2017 - 2:34pm

Jacksonville Business Journal

Amazon and partners give $50000 to STEM education in Clay County
Jacksonville Business Journal
"The robotics that the kids will be working with fits very well with our profile," he said. STEM2Hub told the gathering, which met at the Clay County STEM office, that STEM education is critical for preparing students for jobs that don't exist yet ...

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Harmony Science Academy hosts Girl Powered workshop - Star Local Media

October 19, 2017 - 6:04am

Star Local Media

Harmony Science Academy hosts Girl Powered workshop
Star Local Media
This global initiative was created through a partnership between the Robotics Education and Competition (REC) Foundation and VEX Robotics. The Girl Powered workshops were created to show young girls how exciting STEM can be and offered them a ...

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Robotics, manufacturing lab opened at ICC-Belden - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

October 19, 2017 - 1:18am

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Robotics, manufacturing lab opened at ICC-Belden
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Diann Nichols, Amy Cappleman and Delena Hukle, employees at ICC, watch Logan Kilgore, of Fulton, measure a step pin for an assignment in his precision layout class at ICC. Kilgore was working in the new precision manufacturing lab that was officially ...

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Programming success - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

October 19, 2017 - 12:35am

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Programming success
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The Lockport City School District, the Lockport High School Technology STEM Education Program, and Lockport Robotics Inc. received STEM recognition awards given Wednesday afternoon at the school. The funds were given in recognition of their ...

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

October 18, 2017 - 6:38pm

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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Robotics News - FANUC America Introduces ... - Robotics Online (press release)

October 18, 2017 - 9:29am

Robotics News - FANUC America Introduces ...
Robotics Online (press release)
FANUC America Corporation has introduced four new national training certifications for robotics and advanced automation manufacturing. The certifications are ...

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

October 18, 2017 - 7:01am

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

October 18, 2017 - 7:01am

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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