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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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06

Dec'16

Using Robotics to Teach Computational Thinking Practices

Happy Computer Science Week! Computational Thinking (CT) has been identified as a new basic skill that all kids should develop. Most teachers, including myself, never formerly studied computer science or computational thinking and so it takes a bit of our personal time to decipher what this means to me as …

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28

Oct'16

FREE ROBOTC Programming Help for VEX EDR Competition Teams

Update: First class starts on November 15th, 6pm-8pm Hi folks, we know that there are many teams that are new to programming the VEX EDR systems. There are also teams that have programmed their robots in the past, but now are having issues solving one part of their programming problem. …

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18

Nov'15

Online Professional Development Courses Start this February!

Online Professional Development Courses Start this February! We are excited to announce our latest online training schedule! Classes start in February and you can enjoy the convenience of taking Robotics Academy courses without leaving your own computer workstation! Register for a class here! Benefits of Robotics Academy Online Training Courses: …

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20

Jul'15

VEX CORTEX Trainer: Using the LCD

The latest chapter within our VEX CORTEX Video Trainer Curriculum is now available … Using the LCD! Located in the Sensing section, this chapter covers how to configure and implement the LCD as a useful tool in your program. Some of the lessons you’ll learn within this chapter includes: Three steps to …

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02

Jul'15

VEX CORTEX Trainer: Gyro Sensor Chapter Now Available!

We are excited to share our latest chapter available within our VEX CORTEX Video Trainer Curriculum … Gyro Sensor! Located in the Sensing section, this chapter will allow you to to turn the robot by measurements of degrees. Some of the lessons you’ll learn within this chapter includes: How the Gyro Sensor …

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30

Jun'15

Fall 2015 Online Teacher Training Schedule!

We are excited to announce our Fall online training schedule that starts in September! The Robotics Academy is a world leader in robotics education and trains teacher internationally. Enjoy the convenience of taking Robotics Academy courses without leaving your own computer workstation. Robotics Academy online training includes: – Online access to supplemental lessons from …

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22

Jun'15

VEX CORTEX Trainer: Integrated Encoders Chapter Now Available!

We are excited to share our latest chapter available within out VEX CORTEX Video Trainer Curriculum … Integrated Encoders! Located in the Movement section, this chapter will allow you to increase movement accuracy and automatic movement corrections. Some of the lessons you’ll learn within this chapter includes: Introduction to the …

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15

Jun'15

Robotics Summer of Learning Starts Today!

  Our Robotics Summer of Learning (RSOL) opens today! This summer, students have the opportunity to learn how to program virtual robots using a FREE copy of Robot Virtual Worlds where they can program VEX IQ or LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 virtual robots. All RSOL courses are self-paced with e-mail support available at rsol@cs2n.org. Sign …

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11

Jun'15

The Robotics Summer of Learning is Back!

We are proud to announce the return of our Robotics Summer of Learning program! This summer, students have the opportunity to learn how to program robots, earn a programming certificate and badges, and play with cool software for FREE! We will provide all of the software and training materials at no cost …

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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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