Tag: innovation

We LOVE team innovation

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 ›

What’s in a name? An Undo button

Coach Mike shared a pretty cool story with us about a simple innovation on his team: “Pretty good” design can get in the way of innovation.  For our FIRST® LEGO® League team Avian Allies (24879) that was sometimes the case.   We didn’t want to take apart or change already working attachments.  Until recently when one of our… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

‘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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