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Important Announcements for the Parallax Community -
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3:43 pm

Recently some of our community have said "Parallax used to have a lot more for the hobbyist and commercial customer, but now you're all about STEM education!" In the same message, some let us know how they learned from "What's a Microcontroller?" a famous educational tutorial from Andy Lindsay.

Meet Clayton: Aspiring Rocket Engineer Inspired by Boe-Bots -
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm

The following transcript is compiled from multiple email interviews between Clayton C. (CC), a high school student in Nebraska and Parallax enthusiast since 2013, and Hannah Shows (HS), the Marketing and Events intern at Parallax Inc. The questions and answers have been lightly edited for...

'Can Do' Alternative Education with Parallax Products -
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:42 am

Think about it: What steps can you take to create and nurture a “can do” classroom culture while allowing for flexibility and self-pacing? Tina Angell, a California-based educator teaching alternative education, empowers students to define their own learning with the...

How a Parallax “Featured Teacher” Runs an Intensive Robotics & Engineering Program -
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:17 pm

At Parallax, we have the opportunity to meet many educators who prepare students for extraordinary technical careers. Recently, Faith Caplan, a California CTE Educator and March “Featured Teacher,” brought her entire class to Parallax to take a tour and learn more about careers, programming, and...

Exploring the Top Six Educator Resources for Shield-Bot with Arduino -
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:12 am

Parallax’s offers comprehensive wraparound support for the Shield-Bot for Arduino.

Many teachers lead 75-90 students/day through this course material. One of them is Faith Caplan, an engineering lead educator and CTE chairperson at Folsom Cordova Unified School...

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