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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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18

Nov

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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20

Jul

VEX CORTEX Trainer: Using the LCD

The latest chapter within our VEX CORTEX Video Trainer Curriculum is now available … Using the LCD! Located in the Sensing section, this chapter covers how to configure and implement the LCD as a useful tool in your program. Some of the lessons you’ll learn within this chapter includes: Three steps to …

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2

Jul

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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30

Jun

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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22

Jun

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

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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11

Jun

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

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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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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