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BlocklyProp in College Courses: Feedback is much greater than we expected! -
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:18 pm

BlocklyProp is turning out to be very useful in college-level courses. Today I received the following message:

My name is Jordan Meyer, and I am a professor of Electronics Technology at American River College. I teach several classes, including

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Blockly and Scratch Have a Strong Future in Education - and five reasons why educators should use it! -
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 3:17 pm

Parallax’s BlocklyProp efforts were just validated by research - for the first time, a visual programming language (MIT’s Scratch) has made the TIOBE “Top 20” with...

Educators! Schedule a Hangout with Parallax - Call us to talk about your programming, robotics and electronics course needs! -
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:06 am

Schedule a personal video Hangout with us to talk about your robotics, programming, and electronic course planning needs. This is an opportunity for you to see that you’re properly supported by Parallax. Ask us your questions and get an idea of our educational roadmap. The Hangouts are an...

Blockly Programming for Robotics and Inventing: Hands-on Professional Development for High School STEM Instructors -
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Join Parallax’s educational team for a hands-on exploration of BlocklyProp, our new Google Blockly visual programming language. Learn about robotics with the Propeller multicore microcontroller, sensors, and displays. We'll teach you how to help your students get programming quickly with simple successes. Open to middle and high school teachers and other educators.

New Wi-Fi modules: Add your Boe-Bot, Shield-Bot, ActivityBot, Arlo, or other Inventions to the Internet of Things! -
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:13 pm

With the new Parallax Wi-Fi module, your Boe-Bot can have its own Twitter feed!

With the increasing focus on IoT and the popularity of the ESP8266 WiFi device, we wanted to design a module that would be very easy to use and integrate...

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