Register of Deeds Richard P. Howe, Jr. visits students at the Moody School with the Kids in Tech afterschool Tech Club Program

Press Release | March 20, 2019

LOWELL – On Tuesday, March 19, Middlesex North Register of Deeds Richard P. Howe, Jr., joined Kids in Tech to teach students at the Moody School about the history of the City of Lowell, the role of the Register of Deeds, and the evolution of technology going back to the earliest days of the City’s founding.

“The City of Lowell has been home to some of the most impactful technology pioneers in history, looking all the way back to the earliest advances in commerce in the area,” said Register Howe. “You can look right in our backyard to see the very start of technology and industry, and having the opportunity to speak to the students in the Kids in Tech program was a great opportunity to share that history and background with a new generation of people who call Lowell home. The kids were incredibly engaged and I was so impressed by their insight and curiosity. Kids in Tech is making a huge impact on this community.”

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Kids in Tech hosts Tech Career Day with engineers from iRobot

Press Release | February 15, 2019

Nonprofit program uses hands-on learning to teach students in Lowell about advancing technologies

LOWELL – In recent weeks, Kids in Tech has hosted Tech Career Day at two program sites in Lowell: Moody Elementary School and Lowell Housing Authority. Featured speakers included Sam Devadoss and Eva Mascot, both software engineers from iRobot. The presentations came on the heels of a recent visit by Kids in Tech students to the ‘Cool Stuff’ museum at the iRobot headquarters in Bedford.

At Moody Elementary School, students were able to explore the functionality of two different iRobot products: a Roomba® robot vacuum and a Braava® robot mop. Students had the opportunity to assemble these products, while learning about different types of engineering career paths in technology from Devadoss. At the Lowell Housing Authority site, students also engaged in an in-depth discussion about careers in software engineering within the robotics sector.

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