The Benefits of a Robotics Education

adminRobotics, Robotics In The Classroom, STEM Education

In a snippet, we explain why we think a robotics education rocks! Robotics is a very specialized field of study which encompasses a lot of learning with hands on activities. It is fun, engaging, complex and tests our patience to its limits, all in one breath. It makes us learn how to communicate and collaborate with others, builds our problem-solving … Read More

Robotic Boomerangs Team 89999A

adminSTEM Education, Vex Robotics, Vex Robotics Competition Melbourne

Presenting Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy’s robotics team for 2017 – Robotic Boomerangs, Team 89999A. Team 89999A members have participated in various robotics tournaments through the years and now in their teen years have decided to take their skills up further by participating in the Vex Robotics Competition “In the Zone” which is Season 2017 – 2018. The team took … Read More

Robotic Boomerangs Claims Tournament Champions Title at Season Opener

adminRobotics Competitions, STEM Education, Uncategorized, Vex Robotics, Vex Robotics Competition Melbourne

Last Saturday, 12 August 2017, Innovate’s Team Robotic Boomerangs 89999A went to Doreen for the Season Opener of the Vex Robotics Competition “In the Zone” season 2017 – 2018. Our team had a great time, though it was a last minute dash to get everything ready but yes we did and yes we truly had fun! Watching other teams play … Read More

The Four C’s of Education

adminDigital Literacy, Educational Robotics, Reflections, Robotics, Robotics In The Classroom, STEAM Education, STEM Education

According to ISTE, the four C’s of education are Communication, Critical Thinking, Collaboration and Creativity. This is 2017 learning, where students will not just be passive consumers of technology but actually understand why and how things work and how to make effective use of technology and enhance one’s learning. These four C’s are more apparent in the academy than mentioned. … Read More

Why Learn To Code

adminCoding, Coding Academy Program, Coding for kids, STEM Education

Coding has been around for quite some time and in fact, it is such an important skill which will only serve as an advantage if one knows how to code. Yes, also to prepare for the jobs of the future, but other than that, there are quite a few things kids can learn from coding. Just take a look at … Read More

Another great year for Innovate Academy

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Another remarkable year has passed. We have taken on the World Championships with outstanding results, the Australian Nationals, held our own competitions, launched robotics certification programs, conducted Digital literacy programs, done STEM programs in Mauritius, concluded 4 seasons of tech camps, visited many schools and more. Congratulations to all our students who have done the academy proud by doing their … Read More

Team Robotic Boomerangs Takes on Australian Vex Nationals

adminRobotics, Robotics Competitions, STEM Education, Vex Robotics, Vex Robotics Competition Melbourne

Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy’s Team Robotic Boomerangs 89999A (consisting of 3 members and of Vex IQ World Championships 2016) made a trip down to Wangaratta, Victoria where the Vex Robotics Nationals were held. There were 28 teams participating and all were school teams except for our Team Robotic Boomerangs. The team did very well and rose up to the … Read More

Innovate VEX IQ Challenge – Crossover

adminEducational Robotics, Robotics, Robotics Competitions, STEM Education, Vex IQ Robotics, Vex IQ Robotics Competition

On 17 October, Innovate Technology and Robotics Competitions held a VEX IQ Robotics Challenge with the latest game, Crossover. Under a minute, teams had to play the Crossover game and take as many of the Hex balls over to the other side and stash it into the racks and eventually mount the bridge and balance it together with the other … Read More