In this video segment adapted from Design Squad, U.S. Paralympic athlete and wheelchair rugby player Kerri Morgan asks the teams to build an automated wheelchair that simulates a defensive player on the attack. The teams use the engineering design process to create adaptive technologies. This resource is useful for introducing components of Engineering Design (ETS) from the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to grades 6-12 students.
Schools should make kids smarter, not dumber. There are more productive ways for kids to take risks and challenge themselves without risking brain damage. All of society pays the price for their injuries. The doctors say concussion is a common injury, and they highlight a link between "repeat concussions and cognitive impairment and an association with depression, memory loss and diminished verbal abilities". They say many secondary schools in the UK deliver contact rugby as a compulsory…
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Rugby School as it is today. Rugby School in Warwickshire, UK is one of the oldest public (private) schools in the UK. Founded in 1567 by Lawrence Sheriff who had made his fortune supplying groceries to Queen Elizabeth I.
the Posse Foundation. Of 14000 nominees annually, 600 students/year from 8 cities who are clear leaders -- dynamic, intelligent, creative, resilient, but perhaps with inadequate SAT scores-- are selected to go together to an elite college. The foundation is changing the way universities look at college qualifications, and what predicts success in college.
Family buyers will be particularly delighted by the superb educational establishments within easy reach of Brewery Gate. The development is in the catchment area of a large selection of highly-rated private and state primary schools, including the brand new St Richard Reynolds Catholic Primary School, and a number of prestigious secondary schools and colleges.