Joey Jigliotti of Eagle River
and Catherine Walker of Anchorage
Selected as Latest Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Science Teaching
Next Great NSTA Opportunity
National Conference on
Lego League Season Begins in Alaska
Juneau Economic Development Council promotes Lego League in Alaska, including FIRST Lego League Jr., FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition.
The founder of the program was Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segue, had a vision: "To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders." FIRST program has as its mission: Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded
life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
Olympics Offer an Engaging Context for Teaching in STEM