STEM Education Mission: Improve math education by fostering positive attitudes about math, supporting excellence in math curricula, and promoting opportunities for STEM education programs. Major Accomplishments:
Continued financial support of 15 LEGO robotics teams in district elementary and middle schools.
Provided math tutors in elementary and middle schools.
Added math component to Summer Reading Program.
Created math placemats that 40 local restaurants give to their young patrons.
Recognized the middle school math teacher in each school whose students achieved the greatest improvement in MAP scores.
Programs Fist Lego League Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology, then compete on a table-top playing field. KNOW(2) supplies the First LEGO League with the kits to create their Robots.