Robotics

BUILDING SOMETHING FROM NOTHING - Inquirer.net

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Inquirer.net

BUILDING SOMETHING FROM NOTHING
Inquirer.net
Donald Dungog, information technology officer of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Lapu-Lapu City, said that teaching kids the thrill of robotics is an effective way to stimulate their interest and bring them back to the classrooms instead of ...

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Ask Questions About High School Vocational Programs - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

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U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Ask Questions About High School Vocational Programs
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Career and technical education programs at high schools in the U.S. vary greatly, in terms of structure and quality, says James Stone, director of the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education. Programs could include job shadowing, ...

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Hands-on tech lab teaches science, career strategies - Inside NoVA

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Inside NoVA

Hands-on tech lab teaches science, career strategies
Inside NoVA
The four-hour-long, STEM-themed classroom sessions were designed to inform students about the fundamentals of programming, engineering, robotics and micro-controllers, organizers said. The Thinkabit lab in Falls Church has only one other counterpart in ...

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Focus on robotics, artificial intelligence, says Mohandas Pai - The ... - The Hindu

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The Hindu

Focus on robotics, artificial intelligence, says Mohandas Pai - The ...
The Hindu
Harish Bhat (second from left), Chairman of Tata Global Beverages Ltd., distributing scholarship to a student during the Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarships ...

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Jamaican students on historic robotics feat - Jamaica Gleaner

August 20, 2017 - 1:02am

Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaican students on historic robotics feat
Jamaica Gleaner
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a non-profit organisation started in 1989, to encourage youth in America to pursue STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) the Robot Olympics is one of ...

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Community colleges focus more on career education as classes start - The San Diego Union-Tribune

August 19, 2017 - 9:02am

Community colleges focus more on career education as classes start
The San Diego Union-Tribune
In East County, Cuyamaca College offers career education programs in cyber security, business information and robotics, and Grossmont College offers new certificates in diesel technology, welding and other fields. In North County, MiraCosta College has ...

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Pickaway-Ross primed for new robotics offerings - Chillicothe Gazette

August 19, 2017 - 6:02am

Chillicothe Gazette

Pickaway-Ross primed for new robotics offerings
Chillicothe Gazette
A fully functioning RAMTEC (Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative) program will join a Health Administration offering as two of Pickaway-Ross' newest fully developed program offerings for the coming school year. Earlier ...

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Onondaga County Libraries, BOCES receive STEAM grant - The Central New York Business Journal

August 18, 2017 - 11:17pm

Onondaga County Libraries, BOCES receive STEAM grant
The Central New York Business Journal
The funds will be used to purchase a variety of mobile maker lab kits that children can use to learn about robotics, engineering, and fabrication. This educational initiative will be pursued in coordination with Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES and OCPL ...

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Leetonia to offer robotics club for county districts - SalemNews.net

August 18, 2017 - 11:12pm

Leetonia to offer robotics club for county districts
SalemNews.net
The Ramtec (Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative) robot is a proven collaboration for meeting Ohio's training needs in advanced manufacturingaerospace and aviation, polymers and chemicals, biohealth, agribusiness ...

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Leetonia to offer robotics club for county districts | News, Sports ... - SalemNews.net

August 18, 2017 - 11:12pm

Leetonia to offer robotics club for county districts | News, Sports ...
SalemNews.net
LEETONIA — The Leetonia school district will offer a robotics club for county districts through its manufacturing academy beginning this school year.

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Teachers learn robotic technology to share with students this year ... - Hollywood Gazette

August 18, 2017 - 7:54pm

Hollywood Gazette

Teachers learn robotic technology to share with students this year ...
Hollywood Gazette
Broward County Public School teachers and representatives from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation participated a mock “Battle of the Bots” ...
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Lego Education Won't Brick Your Kid's Brain - Geek

August 18, 2017 - 12:01pm

Geek

Lego Education Won't Brick Your Kid's Brain
Geek
Products are all well and good, but we ended the event with a look at how all that educational potential pays off. For over a decade now, Lego Education and youth non-profit FIRST have been challenging kids from all over the world to take their Lego ...

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The Value of Bringing Drones to the Classroom - The Atlantic

August 18, 2017 - 9:30am

The Atlantic

The Value of Bringing Drones to the Classroom
The Atlantic
In Atlanta, schools included a drone competition as part of a robotics curriculum. “There are a lot of different ways you can use drones [in education],” said Ziegler, who in coordination with the International Society for Technology in Education ...

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The Tjanaka Brothers Win High School Division of the 2017 VEX Robotics World Championship - Santa Clara Weekly

August 18, 2017 - 1:53am

Santa Clara Weekly

The Tjanaka Brothers Win High School Division of the 2017 VEX Robotics World Championship
Santa Clara Weekly
“Even though the competition can be fierce, everyone is still great friends with each other,” Dylon Tjanaka said. Visit www.roboticseducation.org for more information about the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation, which leads the VEX Robotics ...

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Schools get help to keep students on track - Daily Astorian

August 17, 2017 - 11:24pm

Daily Astorian

Schools get help to keep students on track
Daily Astorian
Warrenton High School is planning a new career-technical education center. Astoria is starting a robotics program and expanding college offerings. Clatsop County's five school districts are all taking advantage of $725,000 in additional funding this ...

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Schools get help to keep students on track - Daily Astorian

August 17, 2017 - 11:16pm

Daily Astorian

Schools get help to keep students on track
Daily Astorian
Warrenton High School is planning a new career-technical education center. Astoria is starting a robotics program and expanding college offerings. Clatsop County's five school districts are all taking advantage of $725,000 in additional funding this ...

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California towns adapt Carnegie Mellon's 'Smell Pittsburgh' app - Tribune-Review

August 17, 2017 - 5:18pm

Tribune-Review

California towns adapt Carnegie Mellon's 'Smell Pittsburgh' app
Tribune-Review
... Pittsburgh " app developed and launched last year by Carnegie Mellon University's Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment (CREATE) Lab to crowdsource air pollution reporting, said Beatrice Dias, project manager at CREATE Lab.

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University of Michigan creating outdoor complex for safe drone testing - EdScoop News (press release) (registration) (blog)

August 17, 2017 - 3:43pm

EdScoop News (press release) (registration) (blog)

University of Michigan creating outdoor complex for safe drone testing
EdScoop News (press release) (registration) (blog)
A pavilion for up to 25 people will host users. The M-Air floor will be grass, and its walls black polyester netting held in place with structural steel poles. Adjustable lighting will make it useable in the evening. "From an aerial robotics education ...

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At 12, did you build robots? Thanks to Carnegie Mellon, these summer campers did - Miami Herald

August 17, 2017 - 2:09pm

Miami Herald

At 12, did you build robots? Thanks to Carnegie Mellon, these summer campers did
Miami Herald
Carnegie supplied the lessons, but the teachers were of MDC's School of Continuing Education and Professional Advancement. “It was a privilege for MDC to participate in this camp,” said Yeni Carranza, the lead STEM instructor. “They made friends, they ...

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Coding, robotics & other computer science programs are coming to these 3 Queens public schools - QNS.com

August 17, 2017 - 12:21pm

QNS.com

Coding, robotics & other computer science programs are coming to these 3 Queens public schools
QNS.com
Just in time for the new school year this September, the city's Department of Education (DOE) is bringing an expanded computer science program to three public elementary schools in south Queens, it was announced. P.S. 97 in Woodhaven, P.S. 354 in ...

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