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Robotics competition: Tomorrow's tech talent has game

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Ken Davidson
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re: Robotics competition: Tomorrow's tech talent has game
Ken Davidson   4/5/2013 3:04:22 PM
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For me, winning at competitions is about tenth on the priority list. It may give the students a momentary high, but there is just so much more to the program than competing.

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Youself   4/3/2013 3:25:44 PM
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Very true... mentors please teach and don't just do it for them though. They may win competitions but you aren't taking advantage of the learning oppty.

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Robotics Developer   4/2/2013 9:11:36 PM
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FIRST has changed the lives of so many students for the best it is such a great program! FIRST teams are just like start up companies: not enough time, deadlines, not enough people/money, and yet they still deliver a working robot. The combination of mentors working directly with students sharing and teaching them about real world engineering is so powerful. It is the most fun you can legally have... Do yourself a favor and find a team (or start one) to help out, what you get will far outweigh what you put in.

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