FIRST Lego League Coaches Training– Register NOW!!

| July 8, 2014

FIRST Lego League is an exciting and innovative robotics program for students in grades 4-8. Each year, a new challenge is given to teams that relate to a current topic in science or engineering. The FLL Challenge has 3 parts: the Robot Game, the Project, and Core Values.

The training will be offered two different times:
*Session 1: July 29-30, 2014
*Session 2: July 31-August 1, 2014

Both sessions will take place at Coconino High School (2801 N. Izabel St. Flagstaff, AZ 86004).
Sessions will run from 8 am to 4:30 pm each day. Lunch is from 12:00-12:30 and is on your own.

Register online by NOON on July 27 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NAZFLL2014

This training is designed to give rookie coaches the tools they need to succeed in FIRST Lego League. The two day course is designed to give coaches the opportunity to:
*Build and program a robot
*Program sensors
*Try missions from last year’s game
*Complete a mini project on last year’s theme
*Experience a sample Core Values activity
*Learn how FLL programming can be aligned to standards, including Common Core English and Math

Participants will be eligible for up to 16 continuing education hours from the Coconino County Education Service Agency.

Participants will also walk away with resources and skills needed to be a successful coach this season.

The registration fee of $20/participant is to cover the costs of printing and to provide light refreshments. Sessions are limited to 24 participants each.

This training is provided by Christine Sapio, coach of the award-winning CocoNuts FIRST Robotics Team. Christine and the CocoNuts have six years experience training coaches for FLL and running FLL events across Northern Arizona. This training is based on curriculum developed for the COCONUTS summer program, and has been successful in teaching 4-8th grade students skills in robotics for the past three years. csapio@fusd1.org

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