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Cyber Weekend Sales Teaser Join in Parallax’s holiday fun with our Cyber Sale Weekend Deals!

Fill the holiday season with servos and circuitry, build a festive contraption, and learn robotics with Parallax. Create opportunities for robotic success in 2019 with the right parts, tutorials, and support from Parallax! Running from Friday, November 23rd until Sunday, November 25th at midnight (with an encore deal on Monday, November 26th), take advantage of our weekend steals and deals to restock your robotics workshop. Read below for FULL details!

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ActivityBot 360 in class Parallax is the Latest Certified Code.org Third-Party Curriculum Provider

The Parallax team is proud to announce that we are official third-party curriculum providers for Code.org. For decades, we have prided ourselves on our open educational resources (OERs) to create more equitable access to computer science (CS) education. Parallax provides quality electronic products, coupled with unmatched customer support, thorough product tutorials, and creative project ideas to encourage the engineer in all of us to shine through. Along... More

CSforAll logo 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

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