Returning team members say…
What does it take to be on the team?
- It takes an ability to be flexible and “do what is necessary” to be one team.
- More people need to put in the time investment, the bot needs more man-hours.
- A lot of time commitment.
- Collaboration is the MOST important thing. Frequent update of progress and information would be helpful for the team. Introducing new methods to new teammates is essential.
- Patience, dedication, communication.
What did we learn (or wish we had learned) last season?
- We need to learn to help each other more.
- Set goals.
- Be organized.
- Better division of labor. (x2)
- Harsher rules/check-ins.
- Give out homework.
- More leadership.
- More mentors.
- Organization between different work environments.
And new team members say…
- I felt like I could have done more in the winter last year than [a sport].
- I want to learn about programming and design (according to the principles of physics).
- It seemed fun. I want to learn more about engineering.
- Robotics seemed fun and interesting.
- I’m excited about building, competing.
- Robotics is a new experience for me. I think it will be helpful for me in the future. I am very excited about building robots.
- I wanted to do this because I took a robotics course and loved it (and Mr. Roche is the best teacher of all time).
What do you want to do or learn this season?
- To be a better group learner/worker.
- Programming and design.
- I want to become more familiar with coding and I’m open to learning everything in general.
- I want to learn about robotics and programming.
- I want to learn about how the robot works and making robots.
- I want to learn more complicated programming,