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FLiP modules coming out of manufacturing at Parallax: We will be taking orders soon! -
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:57 am

Lots of excitement in the office today as our production FLiP modules emerged from our surface mount assembly line. We have a bit of characterization to do and we’ll be ready to accept your orders!

What’s the FLiP module all about? Take a...

BlocklyProp in College Courses: Feedback is much greater than we expected! -
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 5:18 pm

BlocklyProp is turning out to be very useful in college-level courses. Today I received the following message:

My name is Jordan Meyer, and I am a professor of Electronics Technology at American River College. I teach several classes, including

Blockly and Scratch Have a Strong Future in Education - and five reasons why educators should use it! -
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 3:17 pm

Parallax’s BlocklyProp efforts were just validated by research - for the first time, a visual programming language (MIT’s Scratch) has made the TIOBE “Top 20” with...

Educators! Schedule a Hangout with Parallax - Call us to talk about your programming, robotics and electronics course needs! -
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:06 am

Schedule a personal video Hangout with us to talk about your robotics, programming, and electronic course planning needs. This is an opportunity for you to see that you’re properly supported by Parallax. Ask us your questions and get an idea of our educational roadmap. The Hangouts are an...

Blockly Programming for Robotics and Inventing: Hands-on Professional Development for High School STEM Instructors -
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:27 pm

Join Parallax’s educational team for a hands-on exploration of BlocklyProp, our new Google Blockly visual programming language. Learn about robotics with the Propeller multicore microcontroller, sensors, and displays. We'll teach you how to help your students get programming quickly with simple successes. Open to middle and high school teachers and other educators.