Education & Outreach

FIRST in Texas: Building a Learning Collaborative for Robotics Teachers

“TEACHING CODING TO EDUCATORS”

Our mission is to strengthen, support and sustain educational robotics programs in Texas offered during school and out of school time through content that is aligned to state standards, content specific curriculum, innovative professional learning communities, collaborative research and evaluation efforts.

FIRST in Texas has a vision for education which supports the transformation of the 21st-century learning environment by offering:

• Cutting edge customizable hands-on professional learning experiences

• Connecting educators to each other and industry

• Providing innovative resources that give educators the best understanding of how robots can be used as a vehicle to improve interest and academic achievement in science, math and computer science career pathways

• Turnkey – ability to purchase kits separately


school building iconteam network icon Well suited for schools, districts-wide needs, and individual educators


 

Teaching and Learning Robotics Workshops for Educators

Robot P.A.L. (Professional Alliance of Leaders) Academies for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® is a four-part series that introduces educators to essential elements of robotics: construction, coding, collaboration, and competition. Learn more:

FIRST IN Texas EDUCATION – MINDSTORMS ROBOT P.A.L. ACADEMIES

FIRST in Texas Professional Development Educational Series

TEACHING AND LEARNING WORKSHOP SERIES