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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...

Attend a free one-hour Webinar: Ken Gracey will guide you through teaching programming in the classroom -
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:21 am

Attend Parallax's free one-hour educational webinars. Get detailed descriptions of each webinar and register at the links below. We're looking forward to seeing you.

S3 Robot with Blockly

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Parallax Into 2017: What we've got planned for the New Year -
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 2:40 pm

With the winter break and holidays upon us I’d like to provide a special thank you to all of you. The last year included tremendous progress towards our educational microcontroller, electronics and robotics focus. The largest responsibility we have is to effectively contribute to the STEAM...

Why the Parallax Board of Education (BOE) Shield-Bot for Arduino is so popular in Education - especially if you’re a Chromebook school! -
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 3:35 pm

Call the Parallax Educator Hotline (916) 625-6801 (open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. PT) - try it! 

This hotline exists so educators may call us on their schedule and talk about...

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