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Teacher Resources

These resources are designed to provide you with the structure and support necessary to integrate STEM into your learning environment.  These resources will help novice teachers bring technology and innovation to their schools and experienced teachers create the classrooms of the future.

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Planning and Implementation

Pacing Guides

Teachers and schools desire a plan for instruction that aligns with their goals. Check out our recommendations for pacing instruction based on the school calendar, the classroom schedule, student learning needs, and combining VEX IQ with VEXcode VR instruction.

Cumulative Pacing Guide Google Doc .xlsx .pdf

1:1 Pacing Guide with VEXcode VR Google Doc .xlsx .pdf

Content Standards

Not only can you see all of the standards that are aligned with VEX IQ STEM Lab units and lessons, but you can also view where and how each of those standards is met in one comprehensive document. In addition, country specific standards alignment is offered as well.

View Standards

STEM Lab Materials List

Here is a list containing everything you need to implement STEM Labs into your school or classroom.

Google Doc .xlsx .pdf

Build Instructions

See a complete list of all VEX IQ builds with links to download each model's build instructions.


Rubrics (1st gen)

Rubrics can be used to assess your students and provide feedback during and after a STEM Lab. The Google Doc versions of the rubrics can also be copied and customized.

Google Docs .docx .pdf

Checklists (1st gen)

Checklists can be used to follow along while teaching or as self guided progress tracking.


Letter Home (1st gen)

A Letter Home is available for you to send to parents to summarize learning, key terms, and applications of the STEM Lab.


STEM Lab SPARK Overview (1st gen)

View the overview and purpose for each section of the IQ STEM Labs.


STEM Lab Teacher Notes Guide (1st gen)

Teacher notes provide in-time tips and guidance for each stage of the Lab to make every page easier for you to teach. View the Teacher Notes Guide for an overview of each type of Teacher Note.


STEM Lab Preview (1st gen)

A preview of each STEM Lab is available to you that provides a description of the Lab, essential questions, understandings, objectives, vocabulary, materials needed, and educational standards.


Printable Resources for IQ STEM Labs (1st gen)

Bring either the teacher or student version of a STEM Lab off of the screen with a PDF printable option.