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Training for Coaches

The Montshire Museum and BAE Systems have teamed up to provide two training sessions for coaches this summer/fall.

FIRST® LEGO® League Rookie Coaches Training

Interested in starting a FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) team, but have more questions, or are not sure where to start? This training targets individuals who are interested in starting an FLL® team and new FLL® coaches that are interested in learning more. The training provides an overview of what it means to be a coach as well as tips and tricks from veteran coaches. In addition, event judges and coordinators will provide their insight as well in what it takes to prepare a team. No previous experience necessary!

Thursday, August 15
6:30pm - 8:00pm
At the Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT
Free, registration required

Training for FIRST® LEGO® League coaches — FLL® Programming Workshop

Worried that you don't know anything about programming and have a gaggle of kids to teach? Well, put your mind at ease! Come spend a day with Skye Sweeney for a hands-on training session. We will go over basic and intermediate operation of an NXT using the NXT-G language. This class will be tailored to coaches of FLL® teams. We will learn basic navigation and object manipulation as well as some simple but effective uses of sensors. At the end you should be comfortable helping your team learn and have a productive and fun season.

Saturday, September 14
9:00am - 3:00pm
At the Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT
Free of charge; registration required by September 11. Lunch will be provided.