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Mentor Spotlight: Engineering Mentor encourages students through Future City

STEM learning is critical to a 21st century education. In order to prepare students to meet these future workforce demands, it is important to spark an interest in engineering today. That is where Future City comes in. Future City is an educational engineering competition for middle school students that combine a stimulating engineering challenge with a “hands-on” application to present their vision of a city 150 years in the future. Participation in this competition: • Fosters engineering Continue Reading >

More than 60 Robotics Teams Compete at Central Texas FIRST® LEGO® League Invitational

The STEM Council at Skillpoint Alliance is pleased to announce that 60 area robotics teams participating in the Central Texas FIRST® LEGO® League presented by Intel are participating in the Central Texas Invitational tournament this Saturday at Connally High School (Pflugerville ISD). One team will earn the opportunity to continue its season at the FIRST® Championship World Festival, happening in St. Louis, MO this April. Central Texas FIRST® LEGO® League attracts 1,600 students annually to Continue Reading >