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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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Mar'15

National Robotics Week – VEX IQ Challenge!

To celebrate National Robotics Week, we’ve opened up our FREE VEX IQ Virtual Challenge for everyone to participate!! The VEX IQ Virtual Challenge is part of an ongoing research project by Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Academy and the University of Pittsburgh’s Learning Research and Development Center designed to assist robotics teams learning to …

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20

Mar'15

Getting Started with ROBOTC Graphical for VEX IQ!!

Are you interested in learning how to program in ROBOTC Graphical for VEX IQ or VEX IQ Robot Virtual Worlds? If so, click here!

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17

Mar'15

New Case Study Highlights Successes of Robot-Math Activities!

A new case study shows that robot-math activities might be successful when focused on a few target skills and when designed with individualized tutorials/prompts that motivate proper skills. Read more about it here!

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Feb'15

A Teacher’s POV: RVW VEX IQ Beltway

Jason McKenna, from the Hopewell Area School District outside of Pittsburgh, PA, writes about his experience in the classroom with the new Robot Virtual World game, VEX IQ Beltway!

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26

Dec'14

Asia-Pacific Robotic Championships 2014

Terry Sy, a robotics teachers who completed ROBOTC training at one of our Professional Development classes, shares his latest robotics competition adventure with us from the 2014 Asia-Pacific Robotic Championships. Read about it below ...

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Nov'14

Visit us at the PLTW Summit 2014!

We are at the 2014 PLTW Summit in Indianapolis this week! Stop by our booth to say hi!

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24

Oct'14

Virtual NXT 2.1.0 Update!

We are happy to announce another big update to the Virtual NXT, bringing it to version 2.1.0! This update fixes compatibility issues with the Move blocks in the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 programming language. The Move Steering and Move Tank blocks both work as expected. We’ve also created a new resource …

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06

Oct'14

Expedition Atlantis for the iPad is Now FREE for a Limited Time!

The Robot Virtual Worlds team is proud to announce our iPad app, Expedition Atlantis, is now FREE to download for a limited time! Download Today!!

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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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