DIGITAL YARD

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Digital Yard was founded in 2010, inspired, by Erica Simmons
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ROBOTICS

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Stimulating student's interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Find out

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PROJECT OVERVIEW

The Digital Yard Innovation Project presents a vision and an execution model for a future Jamaica where our children have a culture of fascination for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Combined with the support of our sponsors and partners, the foundation will execute innovative programs like robotics that are designed to get children excited about science and technology.

TARGET GROUP

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Primary and Secondary School students

WHAT?

Target Group

Robotics Competitions and other programs with mentoring from University students and other leaders

GOAL

Target Group

Design and build innovative robots, compete in national competitions, develop our nation.

SUCCESS FACTOR

Target Group

Increase in STEM competency among primary and secondary students

WHY ROBOTICS?

Robotics requires many disciplines that are integral to the development of valuable technical skills:

Cooperative Teamwork
Math & Software Proficiency
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Problem Solving
Programming Development
Research
Construction Design
Electronic Engineering
Critical Thinking

These skills are learned by students participating in robotics while they are experiencing the tremendous fun and excitement of creating intelligent machines - to compete against other students and rival schools.

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