Tag: FLL Global Innovation Award

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Innovation tips from our ambassadors

It’s been almost a year since our FIRST® LEGO® League Global Innovation Semi-Finalists from the FLL WORLD CLASSSMseason became official Innovation Ambassadors. We asked them to contribute some of their best practices to help those of you finishing up your TRASH TREKSSMseason with some guidance on taking your team’s innovative solution to the next level. Here’s what a few of… Read More ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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‘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 ›

Kid Inventor Day

It’s Kid Inventor Day! In honor of the occasion, FIRST® LEGO® League WORLD CLASSSM Global Innovation Ambassadors the Robolearners are sharing their top 10 tips for inventing. Your innovation CAN change the world. Don’t be scared to explore areas that you know little about Work as a team with your fellow FIRST LEGO Leaguers, whether that is within… Read More ›

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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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