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Cool Science Festival

Last Saturday we participated in the Cool Science Festival at UCCS. I think it's getting more crowded at this festival. The Gazette reported that there were 7,000 attendees this year. That's a big jump. I brought along a couple of Mindstorms to do Spin Art with the kids and the FTC team build a terrific [...]

By | 2017-01-16T16:04:56+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Events, First Tech Challenge, FTC|0 Comments

Teacher Training at Tufts

This past week I traveled to Tufts University Center for Engineering Education Outreach to attend a teacher training workshop on LEGO MIndstorms. It was so valuable to learn how others were using their technology in the classrooms. Although I’m not really a classroom teacher, I picked up some great ideas for how to organize, manage [...]

By | 2017-01-16T16:04:56+00:00 August 4th, 2013|Education, LEGO|0 Comments

Oracle Tour of Robotics Lab

One of the advantages with being involved with FIRST Lego League is sometimes you get access to people and companies that help you understand how technology/robotics is applied in the real world. The team and I got a chance to see how robots are used in helping companies store data. Our tour host warned us [...]

By | 2017-01-16T16:04:56+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Events|0 Comments

Camps in Pueblo, CO

I'm based out of Colorado Springs, but this summer I've got a special opportunity to run two camps at The Sangre de Cristo Arts Center:: Buell Children's Museum in Pueblo, Colorado. If you know any family or friends who love to build with LEGO bricks and participate in a summer camp in Pueblo,  please tell them of this [...]

By | 2016-02-19T07:55:54+00:00 June 7th, 2013|Camps, LEGO Engineering, summer camp, WeDo|0 Comments