BaoAce.com LEGO Robotics
In the 2020-2021 FLL season, team member Terry S. and coach April P. were part of a 6-member and 2-coach FLL team. Together as a team, we won the following FLL awards:
3/18/2021, we won the 1st place award in Lego Robotics Performance in the qualifier competition of West Florida Region (16 counties)
4/25/2021, we won the Champion's title of the West Florida Region (16 counties). We won the Invitational Ticket to the International FLL Competitions.
5/23/2021, we won the Champion's title in the FLL state competition in the state of Florida.
6/20/2021, we won 8th place in Robotics Performance in the 2021 International FLL Virtual Open Invitational competition. We were ranked No. 3rd in Robotics Performance in the USA.
6/27/2021 We won 4th place Rising Stars Award in the FIRST®️ LEGO®️ LEAGUE Virtual Open International Greece.
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April has worked in Telecommunication, Actuarial and Education fields. She is currently teaching Mathematics and LEGO Robotics & Programming both online and onsite.
Right after graduation from Shanghai Jiaotong University majoring in Electrical Automation, she worked as a Database Developer/Analyst and TCP/IP Designer/ Integrator for 5 years.
She later studied Actuarial Math and was Awarded the USRA by NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council). She worked in the actuarial field in the U.S. for 2 Fortune 500 Companies for 10 years.
In September 2019, she formed and started to coach a brand new LEGO robotics team at the BaoAce Learning Center in the Sarasota area. On the 1/18/2020 FLL competition among 16 counties, her team won the trophy and advanced/was invited to the regional championship.
In the 2020-2021 FLL season, team member Terry S. and coach April P. were part of a 6-member and 2-coach FLL team. Together as a team, they won the following FLL awards:
3/18/2021 the 1st place award in Lego Robotics Performance in the qualifier competition of West Florida Region (16 counties)
4/25/2021 the Champion's title of the West Florida Region (16 counties). We won the Invitational Ticket to the International FLL Competitions.
5/23/2021 the Champion's title in the FLL state competition in the state of Florida.
6/20/2021 8th place in Robotics Performance in the 2021 International FLL Virtual Open Invitational competition. We were ranked No. 3rd in Robotics Performance in the USA.
6/27/2021 4th place Rising Stars Award in the FIRST®️ LEGO®️ LEAGUE Virtual Open International Greece.
Inventor with multiple US patents
Computer Science as Major in University
24 Years+ experience in IT industry
Principal Engineer in Top 10 Fortune 500 Companies in the world
Previous Teacher/Training Instructor experience
Level 2 Volunteer Clearance by Pinellas County Public Schools
Love and passionate about Computer Programming and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math)
BaoAce Lego Robotics Program
At BaoAce.com, we sponsor FLL Discover, FLL Explore and FLL Challenge Teams.
We do not charge any fees if you want to join our FLL Jr. or FLL team.
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BaoAce.com Learning Center LEGO Robotics Schedule & Price 8/2/2021-5/2022
1. Registration fee: $99. One time fee per student. (Note: Register before August 9, 2021 to receive waived registration fee.)
2.Price: 1 session is 60 minutes.
Note: We offer 20% off if you pay for 3 and only 3 students together :). (These 3 students may or may not be grouped into the same class due to age and location difference. Class size are in general 6-10 students.)
Price does not include fees related to any official LEGO competitions.
Total Price for 10 Sessions (Expires in 15 weeks): $235/1 student
Total Price for 30 Sessions (Expires in 45 weeks): $610/1 student
Total Price for 60 Sessions (Expires in 90 weeks): $860/1 student
3. Schedule & Location
Our LEGO Robotics classroom/lab is located inside of Sarasota Square Mall (Unit A37A, 8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34238) and we offer lessons in the lab.
Kindergarten - grade 3: Saturday 1pm-3pm
Grade 4-8: Monday 6pm-8pm, Thursday 4:30pm-6:30pm
Tampa & St. Petersburg：
Classroom is located at University of South Florida
Kindergarten - grade 3: Sunday 12:40pm-2:40pm
Grade 4-8: Sunday 2:50pm-4:50pm
Cost: 0.5 hour costs 0.5 session and 1 hour costs 1 session from your punch card. Hours are rounded up (for example, 0.1 hours cost 0.5 session, 0.6 hours cost 1 session and 1.1 hours cost 1.5 sessions)
Where: Sarasota BaoAce Lab
What: Workshops are designed for students/LEGO lovers to come in to finish projects, challenge high-level projects, discuss with coaches about your questions, participate in mini competitions, learn makeup lessons, attend special topic seminars and etc.
Who: Students and LEGO lovers
When: Selected Fridays(4:30pm-6:30pm) and Saturdays(1pm-3pm). Call/email to reserve your spot. Check here often for future workshop hours. Could be flexible per request.
Friday 8/27/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Friday 9/3/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 9/4/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Saturday 9/11/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 9/17/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Friday 9/24/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 9/25/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 10/1/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 10/2/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 10/8/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 10/9/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 10/15/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 10/16/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 10/22/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 10/23/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 10/29/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 10/30/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 11/5/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 11/6/2021 no LEGO Workshop due to a special LEGO Robotics event off site
Friday 11/12/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 11/13/2021 1:00-3:00pm no LEGO Workshop due to a special math event off site
Friday 11/19/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 11/20/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 11/26/2021 no LEGO Workshop due to holidays
Saturday 11/27/2021 1:00-3:00pm
Friday 12/3/2021 4:30-6:30pm
Saturday 12/4/2021 1:00-3:00pm
More time slots are coming...