Nov 2, 2008
FLL: A Community Affair
Perry, Oklahoma has its very first FLL team this year.
There are thousands of FLL teams, of course, but Perry's FLL team involves a wide swath of the community:
1) A large corporation in town gave the team new computers, competition NXT kits, personal NXT kits for each participant and transportation costs to all of the team's competitions.
2) The local school houses the team's practice sessions, which are led by a math teacher, an engineer and NXTStep blogger Fay Rhodes.
3) Two local farmers spoke to the team of how climate change has affected their land and livestock.
4) The husband of a teacher built the team's competition table.
5) Several teachers attend the practice sessions and all of the parents are supportive and involved.
The photos in this post are from a recent practice session. QUESTION: How do you involve your community in your FLL team's efforts?
Posted by: Rick Rhodes at 1:54 AM