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Local Parallax, Inc. Announces Commitment to Computer Science Education at 2018 CSforALL Summit

Parallax, Inc. announced a commitment on Tuesday, October 9th to provide free robotics training to 500 educators over 2018-19 as part of the second annual CSforALL Summit. The commitment will expand the scope of computer science (CS) education. More teachers will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to effectively teach CS curriculum and engage students in the classroom.

Parallax believes in equitable access to CS education. “Educators are bringing robotics and coding into... More

One year of Codebender access Program the Shield-Bot for Arduino from a Chromebook! Parallax, NICERC, and Codebender partner to give you FREE access.

The Parallax Shield-Bot is the most popular Arduino educational robot and edu.Codebender (owned by Codeanywhere) is the best cloud programming environment for Chromebooks. Today, Parallax and Codeanywhere announce that the edu.Codebender programming environment is FREE through September 30, 2019, when used with the Shield-Bot... More

Chuck Gracey in Covington Celebrating the Life of Parallax's Chuck Gracey

We at Parallax are saddened by the recent passing of Chuck Gracey. Mr. Gracey was the father of Parallax founder Chip Gracey and Parallax CEO Ken Gracey. Chuck was a kind, optimistic, and generous spirit. He visited the office frequently, served on our board, and was a dear friend to all of us here.

Chuck was born on a farm in Covington, Tennessee. He showed an aptitude for all things electrical and mechanical from an early age. Around the age of 16 he opened his Mighty Motors shop... More

Parallax at the Robot Fest at USASEF 2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival 2018 - The process of discovery is of huge value to our students!

Parallax has run workshops at the USA Science and Engineering Festival (USASEF) for eight years now. This bi-annual event provides the perfect benchmark to compare progressin STEM education and students over a time continuum.

This time, most of our Parallax team was busy running the Professional Development for 500 Educators courses in Texas,... More

Celebrate National Robotics Week with 5 Robot Challenges!

National Robotics Week 2018

Although every week is robotics week here at Parallax, we are ready to celebrate National Robotics Week with our community by sending out a little challenge for the week of April 7th - 15th, 2018. Get those robots ready!

What is the purpose of National Robotics Week?

  • Celebrate the U.S. as a leader in robotics technology... More

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