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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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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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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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06

Aug'15

VEX CORTEX Trainer: Competition Programming

The latest chapter within the VEX CORTEX Video Trainer Curriculum is now available … Competition Programming! Located in the Engineering Section, this chapter includes lessons designed to help students prepare their programs for a VEX Competition. Some of the lessons you’ll learn within this chapter includes: Creating a Competition Legal Program with the …

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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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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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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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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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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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