FLL Core Values: Teamwork

FIRST official https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/flljr/core-values

We express the FIRST philosophies of Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition through our Core Values:

  • Discovery: We explore new skills and ideas.
  • Innovation: We use creativity and persistence to solve problems.
  • Impact:  We apply what we learn to improve our world.
  • Inclusion: We respect each other and embrace our differences.
  • Teamwork: We are stronger when we work together.
  • Fun: We enjoy and celebrate what we do!

Difference Between a Boss and a Leader

Taken from https://visual.ly/community/infographic/business/difference-between-boss-and-leader


Examples of Excellent Teamwork

Taken from FLL Judge Guide-Power Puzzle.pdf

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Clearly defined roles
  • Workload is distributed fairly and team members understand each other’s Roles
  • Team members assist each other without being asked
  • Team members fill each other’s roles (happily!), if needed
  • Team members give concrete examples of learning time management

Gracious Professionalisam

  • Team members give concrete examples of respect for teammates
  • Team members show increased awareness of their school/community including concrete examples
  • Team members clearly discuss how this increased awareness translates into other areas of their lives
  • Team members give concrete examples of how they have helped each other/others

Problem solving and Team Dynamics

  • A problem was identified and the team worked together to find a solution
  • Various solutions were tested and then incorporated
  • Team accepts input from all and sees the big picture in their overall goals
  • Team members show other’s roles by entire team making decisions
  • Collaboration and coownership are dominant themes with the members recognizing interdependence

Confidence and Enthusiasm

  • All team members speak to the judges showing confidence in themselves as well as the team
  • Team members show equal investment in FLL
  • Members enthusiastically work together to include each other

FLL Values

  • Group articulates a clear understanding of the FLL experience
  • Team gives concrete examples of new skills acquired and their interest in the subject areas

FIRST Core Values