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10

Sep'13

Setting Up Robots – VEX Edition

Now that the physical robot kits are in the classroom and ROBOTC is installed and activated, you should be ready to build the physical robots for your classroom. One of the best features of a VEX Robotics kit is that they allow students to create a nearly limitless range of robots; the downside of this, however, is maintaining student-created robots in a classroom.

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29

Aug'13

Reviewing ROBOTC Concepts After a Summer Off

There is a bevy of materials to help a teacher get started teaching the ROBOTC Curriculum. But what about the teacher that has made it through the curriculum and has a robotics class returning at the beginning of the school year?

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22

Aug'13

Organizing a Robotics Classroom

Getting your classroom organized for the beginning of the school year is an arduous task for even the most experienced teacher. It can be even more demanding for those that teach robotics.

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20

Aug'13

Robotics Back to School Blog Series

To kick start the school year, we are introducing a six week robotics back to school blog series that highlights the technical and pedagogical side of planning for your robotics classroom.

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09

Aug'13

LabVIEW Programming Fundamentals Video Trainer Now Available on CS2N

The Computer Science Student Network (CS2N) is now hosting the first installment of the LabVIEW Programming Fundamentals series: Volume 1: Motion, Sensing and Control.

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15

Jul'13

A Teacher’s POV: Jeff Maxwell

We've featured a couple of robotics students the last few weeks, but this week we showcase a robotics teacher who uses ROBOTC and Robot Virtual Worlds in the classroom.

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12

Jun'13

FREE Summer of Learning ROBOTC Online Classes Start on Monday!

Starting Monday, June 17th, our free online classes will begin for the Robotics Summer of Learning. The ROBOTC team will show you the best ways to get started using ROBOTC and answer your questions LIVE!

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10

Jun'13

Prizes for the Robotics Summer of Learning Announced!

We are very happy to announce the official prizes for the Robotics Summer of Learning competitions!

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03

Jun'13

Botline: Robotics Summer of Learning

The Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy Botline Newsletter contains news, information, and updates about robotics education. The June 2013 edition highlights the different activites we have to offer for the Robotics Summer of Learning!

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30

May'13

A Teacher’s POV: Using Robot Virtual Worlds in the Classroom

We continue the new section to our blog called Teacher’s POV (Point of View) with another post by Jason McKenna, a K-8 Gifted Support Teacher in the Hopewell Area School District outside of Pittsburgh, PA. He took the time to give some examples of how you can use Robot Virtual Worlds in your classroom.

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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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