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    About FIRST

    FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. Click here to read more about FIRST, its mission, and Core Values!

What is FIRST Lego League Jr.?

What is FIRST Lego League?

LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 in FIRST Lego League Jr.

What are FIRST's Core Values?

FIRST's Core Values

  • Quogue students will learn about Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition through FIRST's Core Values.

    We express the FIRST philosophies of Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition through our Core Values. Core Values is not just something you do. It is a way, a METHOD of doing things that builds character and guides us throughout the whole experience. Here's a sneak peek of what your child will learn: 


What is FIRST's Gracious Professionalism?

Education Standards Alignment Maps

  • Education Standards Alignment Maps

    FIRST has completed an external analysis and mapping of all FIRST Programs to 3 sets of educational standards: Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and 21st Century Learning Skills. In an effort to increase the usefulness of the standards alignment maps, they are arranged by program and grade level. Exemplars that describe how and to what extent FIRST programs meet each standard are provided for each indicator/skill in the Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Skills and for each Performance Expectation in the Next Generation Science Standards. Full alignment (clearly addresses a standard) is designated by a green indicator. Partial alignment (the potential to address as part of the program either by actions the coach/mentor takes when working with the students or by conditions established by the program for that given year), is noted by a yellow indicator. 

    The following documents can be downloaded, and are viewable in Apple's Numbers, MS Excel, an Excel Viewer, or Google Sheets.