For over 15 years Parallax has been committed to education. Parallax provides teacers, students, and engineers the material they need to learn microcontroller programming and interfacing. We offer a variety of educational texts and kits designed to engage the developer in hands-on learning starting from circuit design and continuing to advanced robotics. Parallax tools and hardware continue to be used by top educators around the world.
Teacher Samples of BASIC Stamp Activity Kit (90005) are available. Once we qualify you a sample kit will be sent out within two business days. Please contact email@example.com from a school email address.
(Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Stamps In Class: The Stamps in Class program provides engaging, hands-on activities to build student interest in STEM topics. Our extensive free resources help teachers integrate STEM topics using Parallax products in their classroom. Learn more about our STEM offerings.
Built around the Parallax Propeller chip, which features eight 32-bit processors and a shared memory and system clock, makes true independent and cooperative simultaneous multi-tasking possible. A great way to introduce college students to object-oriented programming and cutting-edge multiprocessor technology at once. Propeller Education Kit
Boy Scouts of America - Robotics Merit Badge
The Boe-Bot Robot is a recommended platform for completing the Boy Scouts of America Robotics Merit Badge! Absolutely no previous electronics experience is required. Learn more about using the Boe-Bot for Scouting.
Need a custom Parallax hardware kit for your program? No problem! Just contact Sales to discuss pricing and development.
Programs & Tools Suitable for:
- Middle/High School
- Vocational School/Continuing Education
- Scout troops/Robotics Clubs
- Independent learners
Dedicated Educational Website:
www.Learn.Parallax.com This sister site provides countless microcontroller tutorials, projects, examples and resources. Explore the wealth of Learn Resources to discover new implementations and expand your skills with your exisiting Parallax hardware. Authors include the Parallax Education team, and contributors from the microcontroller community with a commitment to robotics in the classroom, STEM education initiatives, and techology literacy across all academic fields.
Parallax offers free courses for educators who wish to teach robotics in the classroom. Taught by Parallax engineers, these courses are one or two days and cover the basics of the Propeller chip or breadboarding and robotics with the Boe-Bot. Visit our Education Events Calendar for course schedule and to sign up.
Discuss ideas, ask questions, explore other user implementations and resources. Be sure to visit the Propeller Forum or the Education Forum to get connected with the users and information you need. We even have a Private Forum just for Educators.
Tutorials & Translations
Educational materials in different languages
Resources & Learn Site Make it Easy to Develop Curriculum for:
- Computer Science
- Introduction to Technology
- Industrial Control
- Embedded Systems Design
- Microcontroller-Based Monitoring Equipment
Copyright Permissions for Educational Use
Our Stamps in Class books, BASIC Stamp Manual, Propeller Manual, and Propeller Education Labs are all available as free pdf downloads, and may be duplicated as long as it is for use exclusively with Parallax microcontrollers and products, and for educational purposes, and the student is charged no more than the cost of duplication. No site license is required for the download, duplication and installation of Parallax software for educational use on as many school or student computers as needed.
Read the Parallax Software Policy Memo.