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With over 550 participants from 36 countries, the 21st Century Learning Conference is the event of choice for those who want to come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education. With a strong focus on the impact of technology on learning and teaching, the event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner led workshop sessions, plus fun professional sharing and networking opportunities.


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Friday, March 10 • 09:05 - 12:35
Robotics & Coding with VEX IQ
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VEX IQ is a robotics platform designed to transform STEM learning for young students and their teachers. Students can jump right in and snap robots together using this intuitive system. Educators can utilise free VEX IQ Curriculum materials to help teach valuable lessons and skills needed in today’s changing world.

Bring your Mac or PC to participate in the robot programming portion.

Participants will have an opportunity to learn the following:
  • Connections between robotics and STEM Education & Design
  • Learning about requirements for using the VEX IQ system
  • Hands-on learning with the VEX IQ and mBot robots
  • Building basic VEX IQ and mBot robots
  • Programming the robots for autonomous routines
  • Working with motors, sensors
  • VEX robotics designs for competitions
  • Investigate the VEX EDR platform for middle and high school students
  • School Robotics Programs
  • Role of competition in school robotics programs
  • Setup a robotics program in school as a club/activity or class
  • Cost of starting the program, logistics, competitions, travel, etc.
  • (Hands-on learning with Arduino kits)
  • (Basic Arduino projects)
  • Connecting electronics with STEM Education


Rolly Maiquez

Chadwick International School

Friday March 10, 2017 09:05 - 12:35

Attendees (16)