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
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!
At VEX, our vision is to achieve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) literacy for all VEX students, teachers, and parents. STEM literacy includes hands-on and engaging ways to teach science and engineering principles. It… Read More »Innovation and Iteration: VEX students and teachers are creators of technology
As the presence of Educational Robotics in the classroom increases, so too do the responsibilities and concerns of educators, administrators, parents and students alike. How best can we utilize this new tool that is so… Read More »Why Teach Robotics? New research published by CMU
The skills required for today’s workforce are changing dramatically. Increasingly, workers are being asked to deal with new information, solve unstructured problems, and have strong interpersonal skills (OECD, 2016). Schools have responded to this challenge… Read More »Collaborative Problem Solving in the Classroom