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EFK Featured in the Wall Street Journal

By Barbara Haislip April 30, 2017  --Startup Taps Into Children’s Passion for Math   What happens when your children find STEM more appealing than the Magic Kingdom?Start a business.Every year, Dori Roberts and her students at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Va., would compete in technology ...

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EFK East Valley, AZ Featured on Fox 10 News

Valley kids learn engineering, robotics skillsBy: Anita RomanFox 10 News, ArizonaPosted April 14, 2017PEORIA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A group of junior engineers laughed, learned and rolled up their sleeves this morning while getting a sneak peak at engineering, robotics and beyond."4-to-7-years-old, they're making slime, they're ...

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EFK of Buffalo featured on NBC - WGRZ

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Fields like science, math, engineering and technology are constantly growing.And there's a place in Buffalo that takes those complex concepts and inspires kids to be the engineers of tomorrow. It's called Engineering for Kids.   Maureen Miller, the Co-Owner of Engineering for Kids, says they aim to ...

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Engineering For Kids named one of the Top 25 Education Franchises to Watch by 1851 Magazine .

LYDIA HEERWAGEN - 1851 Magazine Education Franchises to Watch in 2017Here are the top 25 education franchises to keep an eye on in 2017.The education industry is one of the biggest industries in the world, on its way to becoming a $1 trillion industry, with no signs of slowing down. Now is the prime time to get ...

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5 Interesting Facts About Arch Bridges

1.   Building an arch bridge is not easy because the structure is completely unstable until the two spans meet in the middle. For years, engineers used a technique called centering. In centering, a wooden form supported both spans until they locked together at the top. A newer method supports the spans using cables ...

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Fast Company names Dori Roberts one of the Most Creative People in Business

FAST COMPANY MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE 2016 # 67   Dori Roberts For giving STEM an after-school boost Engineering for Kids founder and CEO Dori Roberts didn’t think of herself as good at math and science until a chemistry teacher challenged her and gave her confidence, leading to a successful first ...

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Engineering for Kids Makes a Difference

by Michael Abrams, ASME.org  - Dori Roberts had been teaching engineering in high school for eleven years when she started an after-school club for kids interested in engineering competitions. The students that attended were thrilled with the program, with the chance to build their own technology. Word soon began ...

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EFK Hampton Roads - Engineering a Good Break

Allison T. Williams - Suffolk News-HeraldChristopher Clark, 6, of Suffolk gleefully watches his rubber band-propelled helicopter spin about 10 feet up into the air before crashing to the ground.With rainbow-colored duct tape, cardboard and a ruler, Makai Gillis, 9, is busy designing an environmentally friendly ...

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EFK of Central Pierce County, Washington featured on KOMO-TV

Tom Alpert, owner of Engineering For Kids of Central Pierce County in Washington recently made an appearance on KOMO-TV, the local ABC affiliate.This segment includes a great conversation about the importance of hands-on STEM Education, EFK Summer Camp offerings as students demonstrate a great SumoBot battle! The ...

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Rebecca Argueta honored as Engineering For Kids Foundation's Mentor of the Year.

DAWNTHEA PRICE - THE FREE LANCE-STARRiverbend High senior Rebecca Argueta wasn’t sure what to expect when she began teaching kids ranging in age from 4 to 12 the basics of engineering and coding.But she was pleasantly surprised by what she found. You never know what they’ll come up with,” she said. “They learn ...

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Let your Child begin exploring engineering today!