STEM

  1. Movie on FIRST Robotics Proves That 'If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

    A decade ago, WIRED magazine ran a story about four high school students from a tumbledown high school in Phoenix, Ariz., beating MIT in a sophisticated and nationally watched underwater robotics competition.
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  2. Raising the Profile of Scientists and Engineers Through FIRST Robotics

    Right now, we're in the thick of competition season for FIRST Robotics. Some 400,000 kids in more than 80 countries are duking it out in a series of bouts with robots they designed and built themselves. It's all in good fun—intensely competitive and widely watched.
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  3. Fueling STE(a)M Education with Art and Creativity

    Fueling STE(a)M Education with Art and Creativity
    A 2014 study by the American Society for Engineering Education noted that STEM education is so successful because the teaching methods are inquiry-based and centered around students. It engages students in solving real-world challenges. It encourages teamwork. It shows how to use mathematics in a meaningful way that students will actually use later in life.
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  4. Put Your Money on the Future

    Put Your Money on the Future
    As we see kids head back to school it reminds me of my role as a business leader to invest and support our next generation of team members. As a woman running manufacturing, distribution and engineering companies I see a real gap in the education and experiences we are providing to our kids.
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