Category Archives: STEM
SOUTH HUNTINGTON, NY — Teq and the South Huntington School District will celebrate the district’s first NAO academic robot on Wednesday at an unboxing ceremony at 10:30 a.m at Stimson Middle School.
The South Huntington Education Foundation hosted events throughout the year to raise money to purchase NAO, cutting edge technology aimed at increasing student … Read more
The Teq PD team recently saw the result of months of planning and preparation with the successful pilot of NAO U at Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center in South Huntington. The pilot is the first step in delivering this exciting new program around the country.
The task seemed simple. Program a robot to stand from his seated position and walk to a point two feet forward and one foot to the right. Participant eyes light up and mental gears start turning. The task is fun.
Code.org is a non-profit that is a committed to increasing computer programming education. We think its mission is great and encourage … Read more
Chief Learning Officer Joe Dixon gave two presentations at the Museum of Science and Industry that gave students their first look at the educational robot. From there, Dixon and a team of instructional technologists gave hands-on sessions with students … Read more
Do you play video games, use computer programs, or have a phone or camera? Do you know that someone wrote (coded) a series of instructions to make those amazing technologies work? Did you know that you could do it too? It doesn’t take a genius. In fact, if you can read and write then you … Read more
On Monday and Tuesday, April 8 and 9, Teq’s Chief Learning Officer Joe Dixon will be giving demonstrations to show off NAO, an … Read more
Robots for iPad is a beautiful app created by IEEE Spectrum Magazine. And who — you ask — is the handsome humanoid cover model that graces the front the app’s icon? That’s our friend NAO, who’s featured among more than 100 of his robotic counterparts. The app allows you to explore the history … Read more
When Teq launched its partnership earlier this year with Alderbaran Robotics — makers of the NAO Academic Robot — we were excited about introducing an exciting new tool for STEM education, computer programming and engaging students’ critical thinking skills. But the NAO, as it turns out, is also being used to study the effects that … Read more
New York, NY — About a dozen New York City teachers worked together recently to build wooden structures used to fling balls of wadded paper across a classroom. They weren’t developing new ways to frustrate janitors, the group was learning new ways to create accessible lessons in the areas of Science, technology engineering and Math … Read more