Is Your School Losing Out by Not Offering Robotics?

Have you ever envied the robotics clubs and programs at your friends’ kids’ school and wished your own child could have that option? Robotics programs, at least good ones, do cost some money and require qualified teachers and dedicated coaches. But they are not as cost-prohibitive and resource-intensive as you think. Starting a robotics club […]

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It’s Alive! Evolutionary Robotics for Kids: Yes, They Can Do That

The lovable boy from Steven Spielberg’s “A.I.”; the army of robots that rise up against their human makers in Terminator films and the one capable of fatherly love; and the many existential quandaries in the Isaac Asimov “I, Robot” book series. These are just a few of the fantastical illustrations of artificial intelligence and robotics in popular […]

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Encouraging Girls to Enter Computer Science

Women comprise 51% of the U.S. population and 46% of the U.S. workforce. And although more women than ever are pursuing math, science, and engineering degrees and have made great progress closing the gender gap in those fields generally, there is still a huge—and actually growing—disparity between men and women in computer science. According to Code.org and […]

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