V5 Educator Certification Course

After completing all the Unit Exams, you will gain access to take the V5 Educator Certification Course Exam.

Approximately 21 hours to complete the course.

Total of 10 Units in the Educator course.

Online exam estimated at 1 hour.

Unit 1

Getting Ready

4 hours 45 minutes
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • How, When, and Why to Teach Robotics

    25 minutes

  • Getting Started with VEXcode V5 Blocks

    25 minutes

  • Programming with VEXcode V5 blocks

    20 minutes

  • Why Teach Programming with Blocks?

    20 minutes

  • Using STEM Labs to SPARK Student Interest

    25 minutes

  • Using the VEX Robotics Knowledge Base

    10 minutes

  • Building and Powering on an EDR Speedbot

    2 hour(s)

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    20 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 1 Exam

    15 minutes

Unit 2

Basic Movement

2 hour(s)
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • How to Configure a Device in VEXcode V5 Blocks

    20 minutes

  • How to Program Forward and Reverse Movements

    20 minutes

  • How to Program Right and Left Turns

    20 minutes

  • How to Set the Velocity of the Robot Within its Project

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    15 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 2 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 3

Remote Control

1 hours 55 minutes
5 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Pairing and Calibrating the V5 Controller

    15 minutes

  • Navigating the Menu Screen and Running the Drive Program

    20 minutes

  • Programming the V5 Controller

    35 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    20 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 3 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 4

Manipulators and the V5 Clawbot

3 hours 15 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • The Role of Manipulators in a Robot's Design

    20 minutes

  • Building and Attaching the V5 Clawbot Assembly

    1 hours 10 minutes

  • Programming the V5 Clawbot Claw to Open, Close, and Grasp

    30 minutes

  • Programming the V5 Clawbot Arm to Raise and Lower

    30 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    20 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 4 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 5

Sensors

1 hours 5 minutes
5 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Attaching and Connecting a Bumper Switch v2

    20 minutes

  • Configuring and Programming with Data from the Bumper Switch

    15 minutes

  • Using Feedback Data from the Motor Dashboard

    10 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 5 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 6

Programming Structures

1 hours 25 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Recognizing Event-Driven Programming

    25 minutes

  • Programming with Loops

    10 minutes

  • Programming with Conditionals and Decisions

    10 minutes

  • Programming with the Competition Template

    10 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 6 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 7

Troubleshooting

1 hours 55 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Troubleshooting the V5 Robot Brain & Battery

    30 minutes

  • Troubleshooting the V5 Controller

    10 minutes

  • Troubleshooting Other Devices

    15 minutes

  • Troubleshooting within V5 STEM Labs

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    20 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 7 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 8

Hardware Construction Techniques

1 hours 55 minutes
7 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • How to Choose an Appropriate Drivetrain Design

    15 minutes

  • Comparing Different Drivetrain Designs

    15 minutes

  • How to Design a Chassis

    15 minutes

  • Manipulators

    15 minutes

  • Using Simple Gear Ratios

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    15 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 8 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 9

Optional: Using the Vision Sensor

1 hours 30 minutes
5 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • What is the Vision Sensor?

    15 minutes

  • Configuring and Tuning the Vision Sensor

    15 minutes

  • Programming the Vision Sensor

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    15 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 9 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 10

Competitions

1 hours 30 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • What is a VEX Robotics Competition (VRC)?

    10 minutes

  • What Should I Expect on the Day of the Event?

    20 minutes

  • Where are VEX Robotics Competitions?

    20 minutes

  • How do I Organize a Team?

    10 minutes

  • Helpful links

    5 minutes

  • V5 Educator Certification - Unit 10 Exam

    20 minutes

V5 Educator Certification Exam