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How FIRST® LEGO® League Develops Crucial Soft Skills in Early Childhood

How FIRST® LEGO® League Develops Crucial Soft Skills in Early ChildhoodSoft skills–the less obvious social skills such as communication, self-control, leadership, critical thinking, and creativity–have received lots of attention in recent years. As noted in a report by Forbes, employers across every industry are giving soft skills more weight in their recruiting process, and high schools and colleges are looking for ways to strengthen soft skill … Continue reading How FIRST® LEGO® League Develops Crucial Soft Skills in Early Childhood

Introducing the FIRST in STEM Podcast

Introducing the FIRST in STEM PodcastIntroducing FIRST in STEM. A podcast created by FIRST in Texas to share the stories behind student-led K-12 robotics teams, coaches, mentors, volunteers, workforce partners and FIRST leadership in the Great State of Texas.  

Discovering Soft Skills and Their Increasing Importance in the Workplace

Discovering Soft Skills and Their Increasing Importance in the WorkplaceImagine that you’re a hiring manager looking for someone to fill a computer programming position. You have two final candidates. One has a strong resume including evidence of superior programming skills, but he seems impatient during the interview and has trouble listening to you and expressing his ideas. The other is also a strong programmer, … Continue reading Discovering Soft Skills and Their Increasing Importance in the Workplace