Code & Coffee: A Recap from 9/24/17

Code & Coffee: A Recap from 9/24/17

On September 24th, we launched a NEW class called Code & Coffee. Our small, individualized class was a bunch of fun! Thanks to our kind hosts at Fountain City Coffee in Columbus, GA! The coffee was fantastic, and the coding class was a huge success! In case you...
How Learn Robotics Can Save Your School Money $

How Learn Robotics Can Save Your School Money $

Robotics is an expensive field to get into due to the nature of the equipment, kits, tools, and resources needed to be successful. Here at Learn Robotics, we view robotics education as an investment in an interdisciplinary, STEM/STEAM education. Because the biggest...
Adding Technology to Any Classroom

Adding Technology to Any Classroom

It’s a new school year and many school districts are implementing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) initiatives within their programs and classes. I won’t go into details about STEM/STEAM,...
The Simple Guide to Writing an Arduino Program

The Simple Guide to Writing an Arduino Program

Whether you’re a seasoned programmer or new to coding and robotics, writing an Arduino program is fairly easy. In this article, I’ve outlined everything you need to know to get started with Arduino programming.  While not mandatory, I recommend that you...
Manufacturing Engineer: Two Useful Tools

Manufacturing Engineer: Two Useful Tools

  What does a Manufacturing Engineer bring to work? When I first started my Automated Manufacturing job, I wondered what I would need to bring and wear to work to make my job more efficient and effective. Now that I’ve been in the role for over six-months,...
How to Wire a Breadboard

How to Wire a Breadboard

What is a Breadboard?A breadboard is a plastic piece with conductive channels. It’s a solder-less way to connect wires, sensors, and devices to these ports to create prototypes, devices, and electronic circuits.In this tutorial, we’ll show you how easy it...
Arduino: The Top 5 Arduino Kits Worth Buying

Arduino: The Top 5 Arduino Kits Worth Buying

One of the top questions my students (and frankly, their parents) would ask me after a robotics class, was How do I continue with robotics? or What Arduino kit should I buy [my son/daughter]? We loved the class, but don’t want to lose these skills. What’s...
Robotics Challenge: Ultrasonic Sensor

Robotics Challenge: Ultrasonic Sensor

  Program an Ultrasonic Sensor The true way to get good at something is to PRACTICE. I designed the robotics challenge to help you practice basic skills in an applied way. This week’s robotics challenge focuses on ultrasonic sensors and will enhance your...
Start Robotics with These 3 Ways

Start Robotics with These 3 Ways

You probably stumbled upon this article because you are (or someone you know is) looking to start robotics. Congrats! You are now entering into a world of intense frustration and highly-gratifying satisfaction. Robots do exactly what you tell them to, whether you want...

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