Writer: Linda Fresques
The NMSU Engineering New Mexico Resource Network in cooperation with NMSU College of Education (Scientifically Connected Communities) and Robotics Education and Competition Foundation will host a teacher training on VEX robotics. How to Start and Mentor an Effective VEX Robotics Team will be held on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the New Mexico State University Campus in Las Cruces (room to be determined).
VEX Clawbot Kits, the foundation robot kit in the VEX Robotics Design System, will be available to guide teachers in assembling a robot as they learn to work with the VEX Robotics Design system. Grants will be available for those who want to acquire the kits for their schools.
Teachers are encouraged to being laptop computers to download EasyC software. Lunch will be provided.
There is no cost for New Mexico teachers, but registration is required. Cost of the training is $40 for non-New Mexico Teachers. Space is limited. To register, visit http://nmsuvex.eventbrite.com.