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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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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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10

Jun'15

A Teacher’s POV Blog Series

We’ve had some wonderful teachers share their stories with us this year about their experience in the classroom teaching robotics. Read their stories here with our Teacher’s POV blog series.  Here are a few recent posts: – International School Manila – Palisades Middle School Robotics Initiative – RVW VEX IQ Beltway – First Year …

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May'15

Droids Robotics – FLL Razorback Invitational Recap

The Droid Robotics are back with an update on their latest competition! —————————————————— Last week, our Pittsburgh-based robotics team (Not the Droids You Are Looking For) attended the First LEGO League (FLL) Razorback Invitational. The FLL Razorback Invitational is a 72-team invitational, championship tournament that was held from May 14-17, …

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08

May'15

Botline: 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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Apr'15

A Teacher’s POV: International School Manila

My name is Ringo Dingrando and I teach Robotics and Physics at International School Manila in the Philippines.  For the past three years, high school students have been inquiring into how to program using ROBOTC and how to use their programming skills to build robots, often with VEX hardware.  In …

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Apr'15

Robotics Academy and SHARP (Sarah Heinz House) team up for Family Fun Robotics Activities at CMU

The Robotics Academy and Team SHARP (of the Sarah Heinz House) teamed up to provide a family-fun event on Saturday April 18th during Carnegie Mellon University’s Spring Carnival event. The event provided two workshop sessions that allowed participants to get some hands-on Robotics programming. Families had a chance to learn …

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Apr'15

Pittsburgh Area – May Madness Info!

We are excited to announce the Sarah Heinz House May Madness event for 2015! This year’s event will take place Saturday, May 2 at the Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh, PA. This Year’s Game: We will be using the VEX IQ Highrise game. Both VEX IQ and LEGO robots can compete! We …

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Apr'15

A Teacher’s POV: Palisades Middle School Robotics Initiative

After last summer’s on-site training at Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy, Palisades Middle School’s technology and computer teachers initiated semester STEM units featuring the VEX Cortex Clawbot, Robot Virtual Worlds software, and ROBOTC programming. 8th grade students now experience how to build and program a robot through collaborative teamwork. In technology …

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Apr'15

Automated Work Cell

Take a look at this video of an automated work cell that was put together using VEX parts.

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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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