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We LOVE team innovation

February 14, 2017

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we want to highlight a story about team innovation- one of the reasons why we love FIRST® LEGO® League! FIRST LEGO League Team 16040, the Cambridge Christian School FIRST Lancer LEGObots, recently worked with the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, FL, USA to provide an enrichment activity for the… Read More ›

From TRASH TREK to Junior Ambassador of UNICEF

On June 13, 2016, Dora Pestotnik Stres of the Speedy Paws team in Slovenia, was appointed Junior Ambassador of UNICEF through her work in FIRST® LEGO® League competition this past season. Throughout the TRASH TREKSM season, Dora and her team developed a solution that would help the children in underdeveloped and remote areas to understand how important it… Read More ›

NeXT Generation bridges the progression of programs

Our FIRST ®LEGO® League Global Innovation semi-finalists, runners-up and winners do not necessarily end their work when their winning seasons are over. We caught up with the 2015 FLL WORLD CLASSSM semi-finalists, NeXT Generation, of Tully, NY, USA, who have had quite an exciting year working with teams in three of the four FIRST® programs. Earlier this season, NeXT GEN… Read More ›

Winter ‘Storm’ update

Last season’s FLL WORLD CLASSSM Global Innovation winning team, Team Storm of Terre Haute, Ind., USA, walked away with the top prize of $20,000 USD to further develop their ROY G. BIV Math System to aid students struggling with dyslexia. Coach Lori Langley recently checked in with the team’s progress. At the end of May 2015, we… Read More ›

‘Fixing the world’ has a nice ring to it

Last season’s FLL WORLD CLASSSM Global Innovation Semi-Finalist, the Heschel RoboHawks of Northridge, California, developed the Word Ring as their Project solution.  The team of 6th- through 8th-graders describes their invention as a text-to-speech device designed to assist visually impaired people read; 34% of visually impaired children are non-readers in America.  Braille books are not… Read More ›

Step by step – One team’s path to an FLL WORLD CLASS(SM) Project

USA Team 4659, The Bacon Bricks, is an all-girl team from Oregon made up of students in grades 5 through 7. We wanted to share their story as a sample of the different ways to approach a Project. 1. Our team first looked at how we might be able to research how to improve the way students learn… Read More ›

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