Posts tagged with ‘robotics’

Posts tagged with ‘robotics’

  • New Classroom Ideas After Attending EdTech Conferences- A Teacher’s Perspective

    This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to attend several EdTech conferences to include ISTE, CSTA, and the Building a STEM Leadership Alliance as well as Picademy. I walked away from each of these conferences with new ideas and plans for the upcoming school year.  I am even more excited to share these new ideas and resources with my students...

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    Welcome DexterOS 1.3!

    This month we’re welcoming the latest release of DexterOS:  Version 1.3.  This latest version of DexterOS is packed with features asked for by educators in STEM classrooms around the world! Bloxter and Python Side by Side The most anticipated and exciting feature of DexterOS 1.3 is that Bloxter now lets you see your code in the Python programming language...

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    How To Get Started With Robotics In The Classroom

    This is a time of new beginnings, fresh starts, and a whole lot of chaos. by Lisa Rode, 6th Grade Classroom Teacher in Fairfax County, VA When starting a new school year or initiative, how do you add anything more? If you are not familiar with programming and robotics, adding “just one more thing” can be a bit intimidating,...

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    A Teacher’s Takeaways from the 2017 ISTE Conference

    What I learned at ISTE 2017 The ISTE conference is a spectacular reminder of why teaching is one of the best professions.  It is incredible to talk to so many educators, administrators, district-level technology coordinators, and others from around the world.  Each one is so passionate about what they teach and learning new things to help their students.  The...

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  • GoPiGo Line Follower for the Raspberry Pi

    New Product: GoPiGo Line Follower

    Essential to any robot learning kit is a line follower.  This week, we are introducing a line follower sensor for the Raspberry Pi, the GoPiGo Line Follower.  A line follower is an easy way to direct your robot around the floor of a classroom, your kitchen, or your office.  Just lay down some tape and start the line following program!...

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  • EV3 Sensors and the BrickPi

    EV3 Sensors and the BrickPi

    Looking for adventure? Last month we quietly released a beta version of the BrickPi firmware that will allow you to use EV3 sensors and the BrickPi.  We wanted to invite all that are interested pushing the state of the art further to give the firmware a test.

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    May: Free Shipping Within the United States

    This month we’re going to try something new.  We recently set up an Endicia account, that lets us ship small packages at a very inexpensive rate.  We want to give it a test run to make sure that, first and foremost, we’re not sacrificing service to our customers.  To do that, we’re offering free domestic (US) shipping for orders...

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  • Raspberry Pi and LEGO MINDSTORMS Sensors

    This week we’ve posted a quick tutorial to show how we connected an amazing little computer called the Raspberry Pi and some amazing LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT sensors. For those that haven’t heard, the Raspberry Pi is a small, $25 Linux computer, about the size of a (large) credit card.

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