The following article addresses common questions for teaching with VEX V5. Select the links below for resources that will help you with planning and implementing VEX V5 STEM Labs in your classroom.

Where do I get lessons for VEX V5?

You can find a complete list of VEX V5 STEM Labs on the VEX website. 

What resources are available to teachers for implementing STEM Labs?

The following article is a guide to using and implementing STEM Labs in the classroom with a breakdown of vital STEM Lab resources at your fingertips.

See the following link for instructions on how to access the Teacher Portal. Through the Teacher Portal, you will have access to the Teacher versions of the STEM Labs which include additional information and helpful hints for implementing VEX V5 STEM Labs in the classroom. You will need to create an account and log in to access the Teacher Portal.

How do I organize VEX V5 STEM Lab lessons?

Organize STEM Labs based on your preferences or needs with the VEX V5 Cumulative Pacing Guide. This pacing guide offers suggestions for 6, 9, 12, and 18-week sessions that progress from beginner to intermediate levels, and offers variations on engineering-focused or coding-focused instruction sequences. See this example of our 6-week pacing guide.


How do VEX V5 STEM Labs align with standards?

See a complete list of aligned standards for each VEX V5 STEM Lab in our VEX V5 Content Standards guide that includes NGSS, ISTE, STL, CSTA, CCSS Math, and CCSS ELA standards. Additionally, the VEX V5 STEM Lab Where Standards are Reached resource identifies where and how the standards are addressed in each STEM Lab.

Where do I get help for VEX V5?

The VEX STEM Library is a library of articles in which you can quickly find information about VEX V5 products, services, and support content.

Where do I get professional development?

VEX offers online training for teachers with the VEX Certified Educator program. Select the following link to get started. You will need to create a profile and log in to view the certification courses.

For more information, help, and tips, check out the many resources at VEX Professional Development Plus

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