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Robo Mustangs Speak the Universal Language of Robotics

Each FIRST robotics team has a great story, and the Mustangs are no different. Armed with absolutely no robotics experience, and in some cases, a language barrier, the team’s first year underwent a granite-faced learning curve. Omar (2011-2013 Team Captain) and his friend, Ebubekir, are the founding students of the robotics team at Putnam Science […]

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Wicked Local Mashpee: Mashpee High School is talkin’ tech

“Some in Washington might fret about America losing ground in the global economy due to flagging student interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (disciplines collectively called STEM), but Obama, Boehner and others can rest easy when it comes to Mashpee High School’s Technology Center of Excellence (TCE). In November, the TCE […]

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FIRST Competition: Green Girls – Jumping the Gender Gap

For years we’ve been reading about the yawning gender gap in STEM fields. According to government reports, women represent just 24% of the STEM workforce (pdf), and hold a disproportionately low share of STEM undergraduate degrees (pdf), particularly in engineering. Now, a group of Minnesota students have arrived to skew that data—in a good way. […]

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FIRST Team Profile: The Power Hawks from Edgewater, Maryland

The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) organization is all about helping students get involved with science and technology. And at PTC, we’re a big fan of that mission. Through robotics completion like the FIRST Tech Challenge and the FIRST Robotics completion bright teams of young people from all over the world […]

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Parent Coaches Speak Out for FIRST

After reading the many stories we’ve posted about FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) programs on this blog, you might get the impression things like the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) and other FIRST robotics competitions are just for K-12 kids with a love of science. But a little further investigation reveals that […]

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Team Motorbolts Celebrates Three Years of Robot Design and Action

Most 13-year-olds play online games in which they create avatars, gather resources, collaborate with others, develop their agility, and fight for survival. But in the town of Edina, Minnesota, middle school kids are drawing on those same instincts to wage real-life robot wars. Team Motorbolts designs, constructs, and battles their own machines in FIRST robotics […]

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Take the ‘Flipped Classroom’ Approach to Engineering Education

Flipped learning is a new way of teaching that embraces technology in ways not possible a few years ago. Students watch lectures over the Internet, and then attend class for in depth interaction with teachers and peers. How popular is this new learning model? One recent survey found that 78% of teachers have used this […]

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University Of Utah and PTC Help Students Develop Professional Skills For Smart, Connected Product Design

“The University of Utah is already a vibrant place for student entrepreneurs, and working with PTC will ignite even greater interest in smart, connected product design and development,” said Kathy Hajeb, a director at the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. “The program will give students a jumpstart in the job market by helping them learn the skills […]

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PTC Shapes Tomorrow’s Leaders with “Engineer of the Future” Program

“So much of what makes this planet great is innovation,” says PTC President and CEO James Heppelmann. If we want to keep solving problems and getting better, “we need to re-inspire kids to commit to a track and a career in the science, technology and engineering fields.” That’s why PTC created the Engineer of the […]

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The PTC University eLearning Resource Center: Explore the Benefits

Our experts over at PTC University think about eLearning a lot. As training and development experts, their job requires them to keep up with the latest research and trends so that when they deliver technical information to you, they know you’re likely to succeed—and hopefully enjoy the experience. Now, they’re sharing what they themselves are […]

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