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E-cadet & FLL Hosted by Mr. R / Mr. D / Mr. B. Lego MindStorm NXT kits are the cheapest and fastest way into robotics. Fun and easy for any level of student.

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1 E-cadet & FLL Hosted by Mr. R / Mr. D / Mr. B

2 Lego MindStorm NXT kits are the cheapest and fastest way into robotics. Fun and easy for any level of student. Easy to use – 4 th grade on up (simple to complex). GUI programing (easy – hard) Spark interest in STEM without knowing. H.O.T. Always! Why robotics?

3 E-cadet & FLL - CTE program initiative 22 NXT kits 9 NXT resource kits 7 mats 2 practice meets (HS) 1 tournament of Champions – Civic Center C.T.E. – Not just for MS/HS!

4 CTE Sponsored! E-cadet purpose is to inspirer children into robotics and STEM starting at grades 4 & 5. Up to 4 students per kit and 3 teams per campus. 2 Scrimmages at DRHS. 1 Championship at Civic Center. Meet 2 hours a week minimum (your call – am /pm). Gracious Professionalism is a MUST! What is E-cadet?

5 2-4 students Mixture of girls and boys (if Possible) Mixture of grades 4 th & 5 th Mixture of talents Have fun coach & Students! So what Should a team Look Like?

6 Coopertition involves Learning from teammates Teaching teammates Learning from Mentors Managing and being managed Coopertition means competing always, but assisting and enabling others when you can. Coopertition

7 GP is defined! Gracious Professionalism is part of the ethos of FIRST. It's a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community. Fierce competition and mutual gain are not separate notions. Students learn and compete like crazy, but treat one another with respect and kindness in the process. They avoid treating anyone like losers. No chest thumping tough talk, but no sticky-sweet platitudes either. Knowledge, competition, and empathy are comfortably blended.

8 Gracious Professionalism The Gracious Professionalism Award celebrates outstanding sportsmanship and continuous gracious professionalism in the heat of competition, both on and off the playing field. Gracious Professionalism Award - Your school could earn it! Gracious Professionalism

9 Team(s) names T-shirts / Uniforms Crazy Hats a PLUS! Team Spirit TEAM WORK! Have fun - coach & students! What about the fun stuff?

10 Gracious Professionalism MOST Important 2 ½ minutes per round Average all 3 rounds – top score wins 1 st, 2 nd, 3 rd Gracious Professionalism MOST Important Did I mention GP is KEY Ingredient! Contest format

11 Some Assembly Required 8 COGS (not TUNA Cans!) Out of Time Mat 2 – 1 per campus E- Cadet Rules & Game

12 18+ pages of good old fashion rules. Format – Scoring – Dos & Donts – Sizing – etc. Refer back to rule book. Students need to know the rules as well as the coaches! Students make case of any challenges. Always use Gracious Professionalism as your guide! When all else fails~ Ask US! ( ). Rule Book- answers all!


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