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Thursday, February 7 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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The Robotics program at Archbishop Jordan High has been turning out regional and provincial champions at the VEX Robotics competitions for the past 5 years with students at the Grade 11/12 levels. This year, we have made the decision to start the VEX program at the Grade 9 and 10 levels for the first time, forgoing the LEGO NXT system. This session will introduce the VEX Robotics system and why we at ABJ decided that it is a better system for students at the high school level to learn and master. However, the challenge for both teachers and students alike is the implementation of the C++ programming language. So likewise, I will demonstrate how we can best prepare to learn and apply this language in the robotics environment.

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John Chan

Teacher, Archbishop Jordan CHS
Teacher since 2000; at Archbishop Jordan (Sherwood Park) since 2008. Majored in Sciences; taught a variety of subjects including Photography, Robotics, Video Game Programming, and Digital Design. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Video Production, and Computer Programming. These... Read More →


Thursday February 7, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Westin: Alberta Rm 10135 100 St NW
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 90
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Tags English
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