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Become a Robotics Ninja!

Are your ready for your next professional development adventure? Why not learn more about robotics and step-up STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education at your school? A school robotics class or club is an excellent way to foster teamwork, creativity and technical knowledge. Here you’ll find both free and tuition based courses to help you become a robotics teaching ninja!
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Become a Robotics Ninja!
  • John Cork says:
    STEMRobotics offers educators a wealth of educational materials including lessons, assessments, instructor guides, videos and lectures. You’ll also find FREE courses for the LEGO Mindstorms NXT and LEGO Mindstorms EV3. You’ll also find a complete curriculum featuring lessons, assessments, instructor guides and more. If you’re ready to dive into Robotics this website is a great place to start.
  • Robotics Academy

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    education.rec.ri.cmu.edu
    education.rec.ri.cmu.edu
    John Cork says:
    The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 is one of the most popular robotics kits used in education today. Carnegie Mellon offers both on-site and online training solutions. The course is perfect for educators with little or no programming experience as well as experienced EV3 teachers. Be sure and check out the site for costs and course dates.
  • John Cork says:
    This FREE online, self-paced course is designed for K-12 teachers who are interested in learning about the LEGO NXT robotics kit. There is also a course available for the LEGO EV3 as well. This course will teach you the basics of the LEGO robotics and by the end of the course you will have built and programmed your own robot!
  • John Cork says:
    The FREE mini-course found at Udemy.com includes over 2 hours of video tutorials on how to use LEGO Mindstorms EV3. The course is a “hands-on” so you will need access to the Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit. By the end of the course you will have made your own robot and learned the EV3-G programming language. This will enable you to confidently run a robotics course with middle school students.
  • John Cork says:
    This website is absolutely chock-full of information that will certainly propel you forward in your quest to learn more about robotics. This article is perfect for those interested in learning more as it features 10 excellent tips to “get started” with robotics. Some of my favorite tips include using a LEGO Mindstorms kit if you have little programming knowledge or entering your students in a robotics contest to motivate and learn.
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