To have a Code Expo your first need to have coding clubs. Having coding clubs at your school is great in so many ways. It helps students understand what coding/program is and let’s them try it in a fun way It exposes kids to one of the most important skills you […]
The Raspberry Pi foundation announced a new model of the popular computing platform, the Raspberry Pi 2. The most important changes are; Much faster processor, they moved from a 700mhz single core to a 900mhz quad-core processor Twice as much memory, increased the […]
The idea behind an hour of code is to expose students to coding in a fun and accessible way. They provide videos, teacher resources and some well developed lessons or activities that can be offered anywhere. There is a focus on Computer Science Education Week where they help organize […]
The Raspberry Pi Foundation have produced a new version of the Raspberry Pi, it’s called the B+. This is in addition to the existing model A and B designs. As you probably have guessed the B+ is an update of the model B which came out about 2 years ago. […]
Comparing the Arduino and Raspberry Pi Because I work a lot with the Raspberry Pi, I am sometimes asked the question “what is the difference between the Arduino and Raspberry Pi?”. I came across this video from AddOhms (https://www.youtube.com/user/AddOhms) that does a very clean job of explaining the difference. […]
You can’t help but learn with Scratch One of the really fantastic things about Scratch is that it’s available online, to anyone, for free. If you’re not familiar with Scratch, it’s an simple, graphical programming language designed for kids. It was developed at MIT and is use all over […]
Hacking the future: Clare Sutcliffe at TEDxBrighton Clair is part of a team that started a program setting up coding clubs at schools supported by coding professionals across the UK. Check out her story.
How Girls Should Serve Raspberry Pi: Tom Dubick at TEDxCharlotteED Here is a good video highlighting what some 13 yr old girls are doing with their Raspberry Pi.
Eben Upton one of the creators of Raspberry Pi at a TED talk Recorded in 2012, this is Eben Upton who was part of the Cambridge University PHD program talking about how the Raspberry Pi came to be.