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Teachers Discuss Using VEXcode VR remotely
Teachers Discuss Using VEXcode VR remotely

At VEX Robotics, we are ecstatic over how well VEXcode VR has been received by schools, teachers, and students all over the world. VEXcode VR is currently being used in over 126 countries around the …

VEXcode VR, Remote Learning about VEX Robots
VEXcode VR, Remote Learning about VEX Robots

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, an…

STEM Labs: Teacher-friendly planning tools for STEM learning
STEM Labs: Teacher-friendly planning tools for STEM learning

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:…

Innovation and Iteration: VEX students and teachers are creators of technology
Innovation and Iteration: VEX students and teachers are creators of technology

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 scie…

Teaching Creativity
Teaching Creativity

When I was a teen, riding in the car with my father was always an adventure. We didn’t have a cell phone, let alone GPS, but even if we did, my father would not have used them. It was as if consulti…

Education Technology

Teaching Python with VEXcode VR
Teaching Python with VEXcode VR

Schools have always had to deal with the tension between vocational and academic interests.  Students will often ask, “When will I ever do this in real life?”. Arguably, in Computer Scien…

Answers to your VEXcode VR FAQs
Answers to your VEXcode VR FAQs

Teachers and students all over the world are using VEXcode VR to learn computer science.  In this blog, we take a look at some of the more common questions we have received about VEXcode VR.&nbsp…

VEXcode VR, Learn Coding at Home Without a Robot!
VEXcode VR, Learn Coding at Home Without a Robot!

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…

Collaborative Problem Solving in the Classroom
Collaborative Problem Solving in the Classroom

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 sk…

STEM Solutions that Work
STEM Solutions that Work

Just when you thought STEM couldn’t get any bigger, The New York Times recently identified the acronym and all it stands for, as the national priority in education. With proficiency in STEM hailed a…