Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Results
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First Robotics and other similar project-
Advisors and mentors from business and industry use PM vocabulary and processes in their work environment, and can support student learning in project management over the course of a competition project.
As more PM skills are learned and applied by students, less teacher/advisor time is needed and stress levels are reduced.
Mapping of PMforCTE skills to First Robotics’ suggested process patterns (appended below) demonstrates the efficacy of teaching PM skills to all STEM students, especially when pressured to need them the most: joining a robotics or similar competition project.
Aligning PM Education to ROBOTC® Curriculum
Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy ROBOTC ® Curriculum, ©2009. Project Planning (PP) unit.
Aligning PM Education to First Robotics Curriculum
First Lego League Challenge, using Coaches’ Handbook