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High school students showcase robotics skills at FPL - Palm Beach Post

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High school students showcase robotics skills at FPL
Palm Beach Post
The 3-foot-tall robots with multicolored wires raced around the tile floor. They picked up neon yellow Wiffle Balls and shot them into a 10-foot-tall basket.

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KOOV Robotics and Coding Kit Review - Fun, Educational or Both ... - HuffPost

June 23, 2017 - 10:33am

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KOOV Robotics and Coding Kit Review - Fun, Educational or Both ...
HuffPost
STEM is hot...at least as a buzzword and concept. The concept of increased focus for our kids on Science Technology Engineering and Math is certainly a w...

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Report card redesign: Education commissioner unveils new student scoring system - Valley morning Star

June 22, 2017 - 11:56pm

Valley morning Star

Report card redesign: Education commissioner unveils new student scoring system
Valley morning Star
That's why Mike Morath, education commissioner for the Texas Education Agency, was in the Valley yesterday. He was talking to parents and educators about a complete redesign of the STAAR report cards. Gone is the boring bar graph with the pale green ...

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Seaport-Themed Underwater Robotics Competition Heads to Long ... - Long Beach Post

June 22, 2017 - 8:23pm

Long Beach Post

Seaport-Themed Underwater Robotics Competition Heads to Long ...
Long Beach Post
ROV Students Starting Friday, Long Beach City College will host a three-day international student water robotics competition during which over 60 teams will test ...

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Middle schoolers get taste of space through CSI camp | Southern ... - Twin Falls Times-News

June 22, 2017 - 8:02pm

Twin Falls Times-News

Middle schoolers get taste of space through CSI camp | Southern ...
Twin Falls Times-News
TWIN FALLS — It's rare to meet a NASA astronaut and create computer coding that could be tested aboard the International Space Station.

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Smell PGH lets you report weird smells in Pittsburgh - TechCrunch

June 22, 2017 - 11:27am

Smell PGH lets you report weird smells in Pittsburgh
TechCrunch
The project is part of a wider effort to assess air quality through a semi-automated system and was created by the CMU Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment Lab, a group dedicated to creating a more technologically fluid generation ...

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Advanced Robotics Students Making a Name for Chatham High; Will ... - TAPinto.net

June 21, 2017 - 11:36pm

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Advanced Robotics Students Making a Name for Chatham High; Will ...
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CHATHAM, NJ - CHS teacher Julianna Ryan and her Advanced Robotics students came to the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday night and ...

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Bonus issue seen to enhance Sasbadi's liquidity - The Edge Markets MY

June 21, 2017 - 10:38pm

Bonus issue seen to enhance Sasbadi's liquidity
The Edge Markets MY
The group is collaborating with Universiti Malaya to provide accredited certification of robotic programmes to students, and plans to franchise its robotics education classes after getting its certification. Risks include accelerated migration towards ...

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Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Appoints Dan Mantz as CEO - MCADCafe (press release)

June 21, 2017 - 1:12pm

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Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Appoints Dan Mantz as CEO
MCADCafe (press release)
GREENVILLE, Texas, June 20, 2017 — (PRNewswire) — The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dan Mantz as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mantz is Chairman of ...

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Area 4-H clubs participate in robotics workshop - Houston Herald

June 21, 2017 - 10:55am

Houston Herald

Area 4-H clubs participate in robotics workshop
Houston Herald
Members of 4-H clubs in Houston, Licking, Plato and Laclede County participated, along with a few kids not affiliated with 4-H. Kids ages 8-to-10 worked with kits from the Lego Education WeDo series, while the 11-to-18-year-olds worked with kits from ...

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Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think - EdSurge

June 21, 2017 - 6:39am

Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think
EdSurge
The robots are coming, and some of them are charming. That was my reaction on a recent visit to Singularity University, when I met two robots named Pris and Pepper. Even though her “brain” was turned off when I met Pris, she was still able to sit on ...

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Education, workforce partsership reaches new milestone - Crow River Media

June 21, 2017 - 5:02am

Crow River Media

Education, workforce partsership reaches new milestone
Crow River Media
Smith said in this era of robotics, automation and computer control, it will still be important to teach students the basics on more basic machines, but also give them a chance to work with newer equipment to give them a realistic look at manufacturing ...

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Sony launches its kids-focused KOOV robotics kit on Indiegogo - The Tech Portal

June 21, 2017 - 12:07am

The Tech Portal

Sony launches its kids-focused KOOV robotics kit on Indiegogo
The Tech Portal
KOOV is the first hardware product to be released by Sony's Global Education extension which is putting in a lot of effort to get its first launch right. This is why KOOV has been released on a crowdfunding platform– not to gather money for production ...

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Sony soft-launches an educational robotics coding kit on Indiegogo - TechCrunch

June 20, 2017 - 2:23pm

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Sony soft-launches an educational robotics coding kit on Indiegogo
TechCrunch
Every tech and toy company, from Apple to Hasbro, has an educational coding offering these days. Sony's Koov kit has been kicking around Japan for a while now, and should be pretty familiar to anyone who's spent time with Lego's educational initiatives ...
Sony Global Education Launches an Indiegogo Campaign for KOOV, a Coding and Robotics Kit for the Next ...PR Newswire (press release)
Sony Seeks $100000 on Indiegogo For Coding & Robotics Kit “KOOV”Crowdfund Insider
Sony's KOOV wants to teach your kids programming through robotics... via an Indiegogo campaignAndroid Police

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Sony soft-launches an educational robotics coding kit on Indiegogo ... - TechCrunch

June 20, 2017 - 2:23pm

TechCrunch

Sony soft-launches an educational robotics coding kit on Indiegogo ...
TechCrunch
Every tech and toy company, from Apple to Hasbro, has an educational coding offering these days. Sony's Koov kit has been kicking around Japan for a while..
Sony Global Education Launches an Indiegogo Campaign for KOOV ...PR Newswire (press release)

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UB receives $4.5 million from SUNY to recruit top faculty - UB News Center

June 20, 2017 - 12:38pm

UB receives $4.5 million from SUNY to recruit top faculty
UB News Center
The grants support research and education in three fields: robotics and artificial intelligence, systems pharmacology, and X-ray laser technology for structural biology research including medical imaging and materials science. They align with regional ...

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Sony Global Education Launches an Indiegogo Campaign for KOOV, a Coding and Robotics Kit for the Next ... - PR Newswire (press release)

June 20, 2017 - 12:31pm

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Sony Global Education Launches an Indiegogo Campaign for KOOV, a Coding and Robotics Kit for the Next ...
PR Newswire (press release)
SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics in conjunction with Sony Global Education announced today the launch of a limited Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for KOOV, a new coding and robotics kit for the next generation of young ...

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Croatian Makers Robotic League Presents Awards to Best Students - Total Croatia News

June 20, 2017 - 10:43am

Total Croatia News

Croatian Makers Robotic League Presents Awards to Best Students
Total Croatia News
The League provides for a broad and systemic inclusion of robotics, automation and programming in elementary school education. This year, the project brought together around 8,000 children from 360 institutions, out of which 300 were primary schools ...

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Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Appoints Dan Mantz ... - PR Newswire (press release)

June 20, 2017 - 9:17am

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Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Appoints Dan Mantz ...
PR Newswire (press release)
GREENVILLE, Texas, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation today announced that its Board of Directors has ...

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Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Appoints Dan Mantz ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

June 20, 2017 - 9:04am

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Robotics Education & Competition Foundation Appoints Dan Mantz ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
GREENVILLE, Texas, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation today announced that its Board of Directors has ...

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