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20

Mar

CS2N: Pushing Forward Automated Assessments in the Classroom

Robotics Academy researchers have developed innovative technologies to motivate and assess students. These technologies enable teachers to spend more time helping and motivating students and less time assessing them. The research team is in the process of completing a total upgrade to CS2N and is looking for test classrooms. These …

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16

Mar

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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10

Jun

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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8

May

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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30

Apr

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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6

Apr

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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25

Feb

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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6

Oct

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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2

Jun

Summer Professional Development Classes are Filling Up Quickly!

Our Summer Professional Development classes are filling up quickly. Register today to make sure you get into your preferred course!

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17

Apr

Student POV: Robovacuum

Alexis and Noah are back again with another Student POV! This time, sharing how they programmed a robovacuum in ROBOTC Graphical Language for the VEX IQ platform.

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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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