Chris Hurd has taught for over 25 years in Cazenovia, NY. For the last 16 years and presently, Chris Hurd is a Master Teacher for Project Lead the Way on a national level.
Jim Hanson began his teaching career at the Walker Career Center in Indianapolis, IN in 2000. Jim has represented Project Lead the Way as a Master Teacher for the Computer Integrated Manufacturing curriculum on a national level.
Together, Chris and Jim have created chrisandjimcim.com, a resource website that focuses on CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing). On their website, you’ll find tutorials, solutions to everyday problems, excellent student and teacher examples, and information regarding all things CIM including: solid modeling, CAD, CAM, and simulations with VEX and Lynxmotion robots.
Inspired by Chris and Jim, In-Position Technologies has decided to offer a $100 discount on the Dobot Magicians through dobot.us. To find out how to get $100 off your next purchase of an educational Dobot Magician from dobot.us, please see their latest blog post on their website at:
1. Introduce Students to Robots Robots are everywhere! Kindergartners starting school this year will graduate in 2030. By then, nearly every facet of our society will be deeply affected by automation and robotics. We can only prepare our students for this future by...read more
On a warm Fall Friday evening Team RENi had the pleasure visiting and meeting the students and staff of Sossaman Middle School in Higley Unified School District in Arizona. Although the draw of the Fall Carnival was Hot Cocoa, Prize winning games and savory food...read more
Team RENi: Hey Chris, thanks for letting us join your class again! We are so impressed with your students and the way they are using the Dobot Magician. We just have to ask, is there something especially unique to Dobot that stimulates or encourages their learning?...read more
Part 1 When the Dobot Magician landed in the lovely state of New York students were amazed and teachers gave a HUGE thumbs up! In a recent question and answer session with Chris Hurd, a National Master Teacher for Project Lead the Way, some secrets were revealed and...read more
This video was recently sent to us by Chris Hurd, the 2016 Project Lead the Way, Engineering Teacher of the Year. When asked about his usage of Dobots in High School classrooms in New York, we found his observations to be similar to what we observe when demonstrating...read more