It is not hyperbole to say that this is a difficult time to be a teacher. Teachers currently find themselves caught between wanting to see their students in their classrooms and also worried about their… Read More »3 ways teachers can really recharge this summer
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We are happy to announce our newest Educator Certification, Introduction to Computer Science with VEXcode VR. The Computer Science with VEXcode VR Certified Educator program is free and can be accessed at certifications.vex.com. At VEX,… Read More »Here’s why you’ll love the new Computer Science with VEXcode VR Certification!
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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
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In January of 2016, then-President Barack Obama addressed the changing demands of the 21st-century economy, and identified computer science as the “new basic skill required of contemporary students.” To meet the challenge of his time,… Read More »3 Ways to Celebrate CS Edu Week!
We have all probably seen stories of high school athletes receiving dozens of offer letters from college programs. These stories often contain examples of college recruiters writing letters to prospective athletes. Any college coach will… Read More »Dear Parents: 3 tips for ‘recruiting’ parent advocates for your robotics class