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Food for Thought (and Inspiration)

March 17, 2017

A team of Topic Experts and LEGO® Education staff from Denmark visit FIRST® Headquarters in Manchester, New Hampshire, each year to help develop the FIRST® LEGO® League and FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Challenges. The Challenge development process involves hours of internal research, interviews with the Topic Experts, field research, and more. We think this process… Read More ›

Inspiring TED Talks for young women interested in STEM

We’ve seen the statistics – women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, but are still underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. FIRST® strives to change this by engaging girls in grades K-12 through our progression of programs. Thanks to the help of Coaches, Mentors, Sponsors, and Volunteers, we’re seeing more… Read More ›

The Power of “Yet”

Do you remember how you felt when you got a low grade in school?  I am several years removed from my academic career, but can still close my eyes and picture the look of panic on my younger self’s face, staring at a paper marked up in red with a giant failing grade on top…. Read More ›

Spotlight on the FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Team Showcase

Did you know that FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. teams have the opportunity to show what they’ve learned and make global pen pals in the online Showcase? Teams can share information about their Show Me poster, Model, research they’ve done, and how they exhibit the Core Values on their profile. They can also give their pen pals a… Read More ›

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