Category Archives : education

Leveling the Knowledge Field: Bringing Learning by Doing into the Community

A couple of items on learning caught our curious eyes recently and provoked some thoughtful reflection.  One appeared in the Atlantic with the intriguing title of “ I Took the SAT 7 Times to Help My Son Get Into College,” about a parent who decided to take the SAT in multiple locations and under a variety [...]

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FTC Team Duct Tape Wins Inspire Award, Heads to FTC South Super Regional Feb. 26-28

Inspire Award Winners Our showcase FIRST Tech Challenge team, Team Duct Tape, now in its sixth season has been fortunate to make to the FTC Florida State Championship every year since its founding in 2008. Twice the team earned their way to the FIRST World Championship from there – once as Captains of the Winning [...]

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Please Consider on #GivingTuesday

Learning is for Everyone has joined in #GivingTuesday, taking place December 3, 2013 a national effort to harness the collective power of individuals, partners and charities to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.    Coinciding with Thanksgiving and the kick-off of the holiday shopping season, #Giving Tuesday hopes [...]

Join in Google+ Hangout Nov. 20 to see LI4E Robot Hack Team Creation(s)!

An LI4E Robot Hack team  comprised of alumni from our FIRST Tech Challenge Team Duct Tape , for whom the word “robot” still triggers a Pavlovian response, and LI4E volunteers came together for the Make Robot Hacks project. After discussing the idea of a robotic band for several months, as an early project for LI4Es new [...]

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