Robotics and Programming Classes Inspire and Engage

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Students in upper school programming class build their own computer. Students in upper school programming class build their own computer.

We’re in the business of inspiring and cultivating passion in our students. What makes kids passionate? More often than not, it’s when they are doing, thinking, and creating— when they are engaged and invested in the learning process. Students in our new Programming and Robotics courses are doing, thinking, creating, and more.

In addition to our courses in scalable game design, programming, and robotics, Grandview founded its first Robotics Team this year. The team, consisting of ten middle school students, received Lego NXT and EV3 robotic kits to begin the school year. Working together, they built the kits, programmed the robots, and participated in three FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Class Challenges.

The FIRST LEGO League involves over 265,000 children ages 9-14 from 80 countries. Each challenge has three parts: Robot Game, Project, and FLL Core…

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