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VEX PD+ offers a wealth of professional development materials that you can access at any time. Here you will find a comprehensive listing of all PD+ videos, articles, and Community Activities. Resources are organized by platform, to make it easy to find what you are looking for.

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Current VEX PD+ Videos

This is a comprehensive listing of all PD+ videos currently available, sorted by

Habits of Mind - Persistence
General
Connecting Research and Teaching - How can you provide students with effective feedback?
General
Planning and Preparing for a VEX Camp effective feedback?
General
Connecting Research and Teaching - What are effective Formative Assessment strategies?
General
Running a Virtual VEX Camp effective feedback?
General
Connecting Research and Teaching - What is the purpose of Formative Assessment?
General
Connecting Research and Teaching - Integrated STEM
General
Connecting Research and Teaching - Student Engagement
General
Get Started with VEX
General
5 Pillars of VEX
General
Why the VEX Continuum?
General
Connecting Research to Practice - Computational Thinking
General
Connecting Research to Practice - Teaching Creativity
General
Connecting Research to Practice - Evidence-Based Teaching
General
Connecting Research to Practice - Thinking Conceptually About Coding
General
Connecting Research to Practice - Eliciting Student Understanding
General
Moments in Engineering - Wheel Scrub
General
Moments in Engineering - Center of Mass
General
Habits of Mind - Thinking Flexibly
General
Habits of Mind: Taking Responsible Risks
General
Habits of Mind: Listening with Empathy and Understanding
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Michelle Lonsinger - Head Referee
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Aurora & Chase - Engineering
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Shravan & Arthur - Engineering
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Arthur and Stella Ortega - Parents
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Caution Tape - Parents
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Carlos from Owlbots - Engineering Notebook
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Kim Shumaker - Running an Event
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Drew - Engineering
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Gabriel & Walker - Robot Design
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Bethany Lonsinger - MC
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Diego - Engineering
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Lora Jean & Payton - Parents
General
VEX Worlds 2022 - Interview with Michael - Coding
General
Organizing Group Work with VEX 123
123
Using Choice Boards with VEX 123
123
Customizing VEX 123 Resources for Connecting Literacy with Robotics
123
Using VEX 123 Printables
123
Building a VEX 123 Learning Center
123
Connecting Literacy and Robotics Using VEX 123
123
Exploring Your VEX 123 Classroom Bundle
123
Using the VEX 123 Cumulative Pacing Guide
123
Teaching Computer Science with VEX 123
123
Computer Science Fundamentals with VEX 123
123
Differentiating Instruction within a VEX 123 STEM Lab
123
How Do I Teach a VEX 123 STEM Lab?
123
Coding with Web-based VEXcode 123
123
Coding with App-based VEXcode 123
123
Use Coder Cards to Code with VEX 123
123
Touch to Code with VEX 123
123
Why VEX 123?
123
Getting Started with CS - Drive Until
123
Getting Started with CS - Repeat Until
123
Getting Started with CS - Waiting and Non-Waiting Blocks
123
Getting Started with CS - Repeating Behaviors
123
Getting Started with CS - Moving Your 123 Robot
123
Implementing VEX 123 STEM Labs
123
Your First Project with the VEX Coder
123
Your First Project with the VEX 123 Touch Interface
123
Using the VEX 123 Art Ring
123
Meet Your Robot - Unit Overview
123
Meet Your Robot - Lab 1: Hello, 123!
123
Meet Your Robot - Lab 2: Robot Rules
123
Teaching Social-Emotional Learning with VEX 123
123
Tour of VEX 123 STEM Labs
123
VEX 123 STEM Lab Teacher Resources
123
Teaching with the Meet Your Robot Book
123
Using VEX 123 Activities
123
Self-Centered Instruction with VEX 123
123
Touch to Code STEM Lab
123
Organizing Group Work with VEX GO
GO
Using Choice Boards with VEX GO
GO
Using the VEX GO Parts Ruler
GO
Your First Project with VEXcode GO
GO
Tour of VEX GO STEM Labs
GO
Intro to Building - Unit Overview
GO
Intro to Building - Lab 1: Kit Introduction
GO
Intro to Building - Lab 2: NASA Flagpole
GO
Intro to Building - Lab 3: Launch Pad
GO
Intro to Building - Lab 4: Spaceship
GO
Intro to Building - Lab 5: Mars Buggy
GO
Intro to Building - Lab 6: Mars Base Build
GO
Getting Started with Your VEX GO Bundle
GO
VEX GO STEM Lab Teacher Resources
GO
Teaching with the Ready, Set, GO! Book
GO
Using VEX GO Activties
GO
Student-Centered Instruction with VEX GO
GO
Mars Rover: Surface Operations STEM Lab
GO
Spatial Reasoning in 15 Minutes or Less
GO
Implementing VEX GO STEM Labs
GO
Creating a Learning Center with VEX GO
GO
M.A.D. Box STEM Lab
IQ
Organizing Group Work with VEX IQ
IQ
Your First Project in VEXcode IQ
IQ
Updating VEX IQ Firmware
IQ
Drive Forward and Reverse STEM Lab
IQ
Tour of SPARK STEM Labs
IQ
Getting Started with VEX IQ
IQ
To Do or Not To Do STEM Lab
IQ
Loop, There It Is! STEM Lab
IQ
Turning STEM Lab
IQ
Pacing the IQ (2nd generation) STEM Labs
IQ
Tour of the IQ 2nd gen Kit
IQ
Your First VEXcode IQ Blocks Project
IQ
Using the VEX IQ Optical Sensor
IQ
Using the VEX IQ (2nd gen) Distance Sensor
IQ
Student-Centered Instruction with VEX IQ
IQ
Using VEX IQ Activities
IQ
Clawbot with Controller
IQ
Speedy Delivery
IQ
Inertial Sensor Deep Calibration
IQ
Coding Individual Motors in VEXcode IQ
IQ
Using the VEX IQ Herobot: Fling
IQ, VIQC
Using the VEX IQ Herobot: Fling
IQ, VIQC
Drivetrain Design - VEX Plastic
IQ, VIQC
Configuring Fling in VEXcode IQ
IQ, VIQC
Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment
IQ, VIQC
Competition Cycle
IQ, VIQC
Roles on a Team
IQ, VIQC
REF Foundation Online Challenges
IQ, VIQC
Engineering Design Notebook
IQ, VIQC
REC Foundation Forms, Policies, and Procedures
IQ, VIQC
Competition Information
IQ, VIQC
Competition Day Best Practices
IQ, VIQC
Who is the REC Foundation
IQ, VIQC
Before the Build: Starting Your Teams
IQ, VIQC
Your First Project with VEXcode EXP
EXP
Implementing an EXP STEM Lab Unit in Your Classroom
EXP
Getting Started Teaching a STEM Lab Unit
EXP
Building the BaseBot
EXP
Exploring your EXP Bundle
EXP
VEX EXP Python - Using Events
EXP
VEX EXP Python - Creating a Function
EXP
Using Events in VEXcode EXP
EXP
Building the EXP Clawbot
EXP
Using the Code Viewer in VEXcode V5 (C++)
V5
Using the Code Viewer in VEXcode V5 (Python)
V5
Momentum Alley STEM Lab
V5
Speedy Delivery STEM Lab
V5
Using the VEX Metal Parts Ruler
V5
Your First Project in VEXcode V5
V5
Updating VEX V5 Firmware
V5
Getting Started with VEX V5
V5
Overview of the V5 Sensors
V5
Robo Rally STEM Lab
V5
Loop, There It Is! STEM Lab
V5
To Do or Not To Do STEM Lab
V5
Clawbot with Controller STEM Lab
V5
Robosoccer STEM Lab
V5
Using the V5 GPS Sensor
V5
Medbot
V5
Tour of SPARK STEM Labs
V5
Mastering the Workcell
V5, Workcell
Introduction to the V5 Workcell
Workcell
The Cartesian Coordinate System and the V5 Workcell
Workcell
Using the VRC Herobot: Moby
V5, VRC
Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment
IQ, VIQC
Competition Cycle
IQ, VIQC
Roles on a Team
IQ, VIQC
REF Foundation Online Challenges
IQ, VIQC
Engineering Design Notebook
IQ, VIQC
REC Foundation Forms, Policies, and Procedures
IQ, VIQC
Competition Information
IQ, VIQC
Competition Day Best Practices
IQ, VIQC
Who is the REC Foundation
IQ, VIQC
Before the Build: Starting Your Teams
IQ, VIQC
Planet HEXBUG Teacher Resources
V5, VRC
Getting Started Teaching with Planet HEXBUG
V5, VRC
CS with VEXcode VR and Planet HEXBUG Webinar
V5, VRC
CS with VEXcode VR and Planet HEXBUG Webinar
V5, VRC
Three Teacher's Perspectives on VEXcode VR in Virtual Teaching
V5, VRC
Hour of Code All Year Long
V5, VRC
Using VEXcode VR Classroom Competitions
V5, VRC
Using VEXcode VR Activities
V5, VRC
Intro to the Computer Science Level 1 - Blocks Course
V5, VRC
Ideas for Incorporating VEXcode VR into Art Classes
V5, VRC
Ideas for Incorporating VEXcode VR into Language Arts Classes
V5, VRC
Ideas for Incorporating VEXcode VR into Social Studies Classes
V5, VRC
Ideas for Incorporating VEXcode VR into Math Classes
V5, VRC
Ideas for Incorporating VEXcode VR into Science Classes
V5, VRC
Customizing Resources for VEXcode VR Art Canvas+
V5, VRC

Current Community Activities

See all of the Community Activities that have been shared, sorted by platform for easy access.

Sailing Adventure
123
Jellyfish Creation Challenge
123
Tower Crash
123
Corner Color
123
Coder Monster
123
Number Line
GO
Egg Relay
GO
Carpark Capers
GO
Snappy Crocs
GO
Speed it Up - Slow it Down
GO
TIC TAC GO!
GO
Design a Novel Diorama!
GO
Lunar Phases!
GO
Compass Rose
GO
Astronaut Rescue
GO
Create a Course
GO
Stop and Go
IQ
At A Distance
IQ
Left and Right
IQ
Maze Solver
IQ
Square Dance
IQ
Earthquake Art
IQ
Drawing Robot
V5
Obstacles
V5
Brain Art
V5
Back & Forth
V5
Path Follow
V5
Draw Your Initials
Workcell
Estimate Coordinates
Workcell
Green Machine
Workcell
Red and Green Conveyor
Workcell

Latest Community Topics

See all of the recent Community Topics.

  • Teaching EXP STEM Lab Units with V5 Kits!
  • Connecting STEM to the Real-World
  • Problems with Consistent Connectivity when using Classroom Set
  • Bulletin Boards - Dynamic and Changing
  • New Generation Buying/Selling Points
  • Fetc 2022
  • VEX Robotics Community Introductions
  • VEX IQ VEXcode VR Fields
  • VEX IQ (2nd gen) 1:1 Pacing guide is now live!
  • EXP STEM Labs are here!
  • Teaching V5 STEM Labs with EXP Kits!
  • VEX Go Competition
  • Self Assessment Strategies
  • EXP Activities
  • Inspiration for Parade Float designs
  • "My favorite part is the coding!"
  • ASCD Webinar on COVID-19 Relief Funding
  • Happy New Year! Are you making any "Robotics Resolutions" for 2022?
  • Robot Soccer
  • PD+ Video Playlists!
  • Changing our culture
  • Educator Conference
  • Socially Distant Robot Games
  • VEXcode VR Student Success
  • VR Challenges
  • Help needed
  • CAD Resources for the V5 Workcell Marker Attachment
  • Programming Challenge
  • Spatial Reasoning in Fifteen Minutes!
  • Project Template