IQ Educator Certification Course

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

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Approximately 14 hours to complete the course.

Total of 9 Units in the Educator course.

Online exam estimated at 45 minutes.

Unit 1

Getting Ready

1 hours 50 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • How, When, and Why to Teach Robotics

    5 minutes

  • Getting Started with VEXcode IQ

    25 minutes

  • Why Teach Coding with Blocks?

    10 minutes

  • Using the VEX Robotics STEM Library

    10 minutes

  • Building and Powering On a VEX IQ Clawbot

    45 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 1 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 2

Controller

40 minutes
4 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Pairing and Calibrating the IQ Controller

    10 minutes

  • Using the Driver Control Program

    10 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    10 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 2 Exam

    5 minutes

Unit 3

Basic Movement

1 hours 40 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Accessing Resources in VEXcode IQ

    20 minutes

  • Configuring Devices in VEXcode IQ

    15 minutes

  • Coding Drivetrain Movements

    15 minutes

  • Coding the Claw and Arm

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification Course - Unit 3 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 4

Programming Structures

1 hours 15 minutes
5 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Coding Repeating Actions

    10 minutes

  • Coding with Conditionals and Decisions

    25 minutes

  • Coding with Events

    10 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 4 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 5

Sensors

2 hours 15 minutes
7 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Using the VEX IQ Gyro Sensor & Inertial Sensor

    20 minutes

  • Using the VEX IQ Bumper Switch

    20 minutes

  • Using the VEX IQ Touch LED

    15 minutes

  • Using the VEX IQ Distance Sensors

    20 minutes

  • Using the VEX IQ Optical and Color Sensors

    20 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    15 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 5 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 6

Troubleshooting

55 minutes
4 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Troubleshooting Hardware

    15 minutes

  • Troubleshooting Software

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 6 Exam

    15 minutes

Unit 7

Hardware Construction Techniques

1 hours 30 minutes
7 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Using the VEX IQ Construction System

    15 minutes

  • How to Select, Capture and Support Shafts

    10 minutes

  • How to Decide on Which Wheels to Use

    10 minutes

  • How to Decide on a Type of Drivetrain

    10 minutes

  • Using VEX IQ Gears

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 7 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 8

Teaching with VEX IQ

2 hours 5 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • VEX IQ Curricular Resources

    20 minutes

  • VEX IQ STEM Lab Teacher Resources

    15 minutes

  • VEX IQ Planning Resources

    20 minutes

  • Using the Engineering Design Process with Students

    25 minutes

  • Teaching with VEX IQ (1st and 2nd generation) Kits (Optional)

    20 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification Course - Unit 8 Exam

    20 minutes

Unit 9

Competitions

1 hours 5 minutes
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • How is the VEX IQ Challenge (VIQC) Structured?

    5 minutes

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

    5 minutes

  • What are Important Game Definitions and Rules of the VEX IQ Challenge?

    5 minutes

  • What are the Mechanics of a Match?

    5 minutes

  • Where are VEX IQ Challenges (VIQC)?

    5 minutes

  • How do I Organize a Team?

    5 minutes

  • How do I Qualify for VEX Worlds?

    5 minutes

  • Helpful Links

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 9 Exam

    20 minutes

IQ Educator Certification Exam