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Educator Wayne Greene in Georgia -
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 3:49 pm

Our motivation is your success - when educators and students share their stories we share them via e-mail with the whole office. Earlier this year, we gathered up a box of BASIC Stamp microcontroller modules, Boe-Bot robot parts, and some components that we were unable to sell (returns, I...

New ActivityBot 360 Robot Now Shipping: What educators and students need to know! -
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 1:44 pm

 This week we started shipping the new ActivityBot 360 robot!

As we continue the focus on programming and electronics education using a one-robot-per-student model, these are the key points we’d like to share with our...

Destiny 2 Live Action Trailer: Cayde-6’s Animatronic Head and Weapons Use the Propeller Multicore Microcontroller - BlocklyProp makes it easy to control WS2812 Smart LEDs -
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 2:34 pm

Earlier this month, the video game sequel, Destiny 2 was released worldwide. Along with the game launch was a Live-Action Commercial, Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts of Kong, Skull Island fame. Parallax hardware was used prominently in the characters.

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20 Years in Education: How stability, consistency and accessibility benefit educators and students who learn from Parallax -
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:56 am

Parallax has progressively focused on microcontroller educational programs for 20 years. When my teammate Jen [who was my first hire at Parallax] pointed this out to me last week, a number of thoughts came to my mind. The first of which was how we’re still working with the same customers that...

Amazon PRIME shipping on Parallax BlocklyProp products. Educators asked - we’ve responded! -
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 4:31 pm

You can now purchase the key Blockly-ready products from Parallax on Amazon with PRIME shipping - at the same price as direct from Parallax! Because some districts list Amazon as an approved vendor, this may make purchasing easier for many teachers.

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