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18

Oct'17

FREE VEX Webinars to learn ROBOTC programming!

Starting in late October we will be offering FREE ROBOTC webinars to help you learn how to program your solution for the VEX Virtual Competitions. Live instructors will guide you on topics such as: Setting up your CS2N account Getting started with Robot Virtual Worlds and ROBOTC Debugging your code …

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03

Oct'17

RobotArt – the $100,000 Robot Art competition!

RobotArt.org has just announced the details for their 3rd annual International Robotic Art Competition! The 2018 “3rd Annual” International Robotic Art Competition with $100,000 in cash prizes is now open for team registration. The contest’s goal is to challenge teams to produce something visually beautiful with robotics – that is, …

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25

Aug'17

Robotics Academy Fall VEX Online Training starts soon!

Robotics Academy FALL VEX Online Training Starts Soon! See what people are saying about our trainings: “GREAT WORKSHOP! You guys were very well prepared and professional! Would recommend highly to anyone!” “The training has greatly helped me and given me more confidence to teach and relate to the subject. I …

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09

Jun'17

Amplify your programming skills for VEX competitions!

This year, the CS-STEM Summer of Learning CS-STEM Summer of Learning will help you learn how to program your VEX robots using ROBOTC Graphical! You will learn skills like: Robot Math (Program movements with more accuracy!) Autonomous Movement Programming Sensors Repeating behaviors Autonomous Decision making The skills you learn in the CS-STEM …

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01

Jun'17

The CS-STEM Network’s 2017 Summer of Learning is coming!

Earn a Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy Certification this summer! Beginning June 19th, a camp instructor will guide you through learning concepts like Robot Math, Introductory Programming, Movement, Using Sensors, Loops, and Programming a Remote Control! Both teachers and students can benefit from going through this course. Can’t make the live …

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20

Mar'17

CS2N: Pushing Forward Automated Assessments in the Classroom

Robotics Academy researchers have developed innovative technologies to motivate and assess students. These technologies enable teachers to spend more time helping and motivating students and less time assessing them. The research team is in the process of completing a total upgrade to CS2N and is looking for test classrooms. These …

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16

Mar'17

Pittsburgh Area – May Madness 2017 Info!

We are excited to announce the Sarah Heinz House May Madness event for 2017! This year’s event will take place Saturday, May 13th at the Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh, PA. To sign up or for more info, visit the Sarah Heinz House’s May Madness page!    

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16

Mar'17

Summer Teacher Trainings are Filling Up Quickly!

Our on-site (in Pittsburgh, PA) and online Summer Professional Development classes for VEX CORTEX, VEX IQ, and LEGO MINDSTORMS are filling up quickly. Register today to make sure you get into your preferred course (listed below!) Highlights of the Robotics Academy Training: Acquire new skills with technology and new ways to …

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16

Mar'17

Compete in the World’s Largest Hacking Competition – PicoCTF!

PicoCTF high school computer security competition begins March 31! picoCTF – a free, online computer security competition for students grades 6-12 – is coming March 31, 2017! The game is designed for total beginners *and* experts alike, and over 30,000 people have already played. Students can pre-register today on the website. Please …

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15

Dec'16

Introducing Students to Text-Based Robot Programming

The first time that you introduce students to text based robot programming can be overwhelming for novice programmers. When they look at the code they see different colored words that they may or may not understand. The words are grouped in ways that initially have no rhyme or reason. The …

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Mission

Use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology.

All students are technologically literate, mathematically competent, and confident about their future.

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