IQ Educator Certification Course

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

Approximately 16 hours to complete the course.

Total of 10 Units in the Educator course.

Online exam estimated at 45 minutes.

Unit 1

Getting Ready

3 hours 10 minutes
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • How, When, and Why to Teach Robotics

    25 minutes

  • Getting Started with VEXcode IQ Blocks

    25 minutes

  • Programming with VEXcode IQ 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 a VEX IQ Autopilot

    30 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    20 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 1 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 2

Basic Movement

1 hours 50 minutes
7 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • How to Configure a Device in VEXcode IQ Blocks

    15 minutes

  • How to Program Forward and Reverse Movements

    15 minutes

  • How to Program Right and Left Turns with VEXcode IQ Blocks

    15 minutes

  • How to Set the Velocity of the Robot with VEXcode IQ Blocks

    20 minutes

  • How to Program a Sequence of Movements

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    15 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 2 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 3

Controller

1 hours 25 minutes
5 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Pairing and Calibrating the IQ Controller

    10 minutes

  • Running the Drive Program

    10 minutes

  • Using VEXcode IQ Blocks to Program the IQ Controller

    35 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    20 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 3 Exam

    5 minutes

Unit 4

Building and Programming the VEX IQ Clawbot

1 hours 30 minutes
4 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Building the VEX IQ Clawbot

    30 minutes

  • Programming the IQ Clawbot Claw and Arm

    30 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    15 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 4 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 5

Sensors

1 hours 35 minutes
7 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Configuring and Programming with Data from the Bumper Switch

    15 minutes

  • Configuring and Programming with Data from the Gyro Sensor

    15 minutes

  • Configuring and Programming with Data from the Touch LED

    15 minutes

  • Configuring and Programming with Data from the Distance Sensor

    15 minutes

  • Configuring and Programming with Data from the Color Sensor

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 5 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 6

Programming Structures

1 hour(s)
5 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Programming with Loops

    10 minutes

  • Programming with Conditionals and Decisions

    10 minutes

  • Programming with Events

    25 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 6 Exam

    5 minutes

Unit 7

Troubleshooting

1 hours 35 minutes
6 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Troubleshooting the VEX IQ Robot Brain & Battery

    20 minutes

  • Troubleshooting the VEX IQ Controller

    10 minutes

  • Troubleshooting Sensors and Smart Motors

    15 minutes

  • Troubleshooting within VEX IQ STEM Labs

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    20 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 7 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 8

Hardware Construction Techniques

1 hours 40 minutes
7 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

  • Using the VEX Plastic Construction System

    15 minutes

  • How to Select, Capture, and Support Shafts

    15 minutes

  • How to Decide on which Wheels and Pulleys to Use

    15 minutes

  • How to Decide on a Type of Drivetrain

    15 minutes

  • Using Simple Gear Ratios

    15 minutes

  • Implementing Educational Robotics

    10 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 8 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 9

Optional: Using the Vision Sensor

1 hours 20 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

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 9 Exam

    10 minutes

Unit 10

Competitions

1 hours 40 minutes
9 lessons

  • Introduction

    5 minutes

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

    10 minutes

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

    15 minutes

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

    10 minutes

  • What are the Mechanics of a Match?

    10 minutes

  • Where are VEX IQ Challenges (VIQC)?

    15 minutes

  • How do I Organize a Team?

    10 minutes

  • How do I Qualify for VEX Worlds?

    10 minutes

  • Helpful Links

    5 minutes

  • IQ Educator Certification - Unit 10 Exam

    10 minutes

IQ Educator Certification Exam