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Free Distance Learning Robot Workshops for Educators during COVID-19 School Closures -
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 9:23 am

100 educators to be accepted in our distance learning robotics workshop! While schools across the United States are closed for self-quarantine and travel-based conventions have been cancelled, we’re inviting educators to participate in a hands-on opportunity to learn about microcontrollers and robotics — totally free, from the comfort of your home! This is your time to pick up an entire STEM curriculum!

Two events to learn about Python scripting with the cyber:bot! -
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 3:11 pm

Dear Community,

Python and robotics with the cyber:bot is our first educational theme in 2020! We're starting with a webinar for the world-wide audience (January 14th) and an Educator's Workshop in Rocklin, California (February 13th). The cyber:bot is based on the...

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...

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