Ask a high school student how he or she typically feels at school, and the answer you’ll likely hear is “tired,” closely followed by “stressed” and “bored.” A study by Yale’s Center researchers from the… Read More »Implementing STEM with Project-Based Learning
VEXcode VR is for experimenting with different ways to program a robot. To encourage self-directed learning, new projects can be created and played in seconds, immediate feedback is provided, and both sensor data and the… Read More »VEXcode VR, Remote Learning about VEX Robots
While I was teaching, many of the parents I interacted with had a great deal of empathy for the difficulty of the teaching profession. However, there is a greater challenge that goes unseen to most:… Read More »STEM Labs: Teacher-friendly planning tools for STEM learning
Currently, there are nearly 1.5 billion students worldwide who are home from school due to the coronavirus pandemic. At VEX Robotics, we are working hard to meet the reality that over 60 million teachers are… Read More »VEXcode VR, Learn Coding at Home Without a Robot!
We are all in the middle of watching history unfold as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Schools and businesses are closing, and there is uncertainty as to when they will reopen, let alone when… Read More »Support for Teachers During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Teaching is one of the most difficult jobs in the world. Teaching is sometimes made even more difficult when well-meaning, but unrealistic, expectations are placed upon teachers. When I first started teaching educational robotics, I… Read More »Getting your VEX Educator Certification: What You Need to Know!