Coolest Projects Global 2022: Celebrating young tech creators & creative ideas

Reading Time: 8 minutes Congratulations to the thousands of creators from 46 countries who participated in Coolest Projects Global 2022. Their projects awed and inspired us. Yesterday STEM advocate and television host Fig O’Reilly helped us celebrate each and every one of these creators in our online event. Check out the gallery to see all the amazing projects. During…… Continue reading Coolest Projects Global 2022: Celebrating young tech creators & creative ideas

Why we translate our free online projects for young people to learn coding

Reading Time: 4 minutes All young people deserve meaningful opportunities to learn how to create with digital technologies. But according to UNESCO, as much as 40% of people around the world don’t have access to education in a language they speak or understand. At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we offer more than 200 free online projects that people all…… Continue reading Why we translate our free online projects for young people to learn coding

Celebrate Scratch Week with us

Reading Time: 3 minutes Scratch Week is a global celebration of Scratch that takes place from 15 to 21 May this year. Below, we’ve put together some free resources to help get kids coding with this easy-to-use, block-based programming language. If you’re not sure what Scratch is, check out our introduction video for parents. Visit Scratch Island on Code Club…… Continue reading Celebrate Scratch Week with us

Get kids coding and learning electronics with Raspberry Pi Pico

Reading Time: 7 minutes Since the release of the Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller in 2021, we have seen people all over the world come up with creative Pico-based inventions. The Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller. Now, thanks to our brand-new and free ‘Introduction to Raspberry Pi Pico’ learning path, young coders can easily join in and make their own cool…… Continue reading Get kids coding and learning electronics with Raspberry Pi Pico

Python coding for kids: Moving beyond the basics

Reading Time: 7 minutes We are excited to announce our second new Python learning path, ‘More Python’, which shows young coders how to add real data to their programs while creating projects from a chart of Olympic medals to an interactive world map. The six guided Python projects in this free learning path are designed to enable young people…… Continue reading Python coding for kids: Moving beyond the basics

Share your tech project with the world through Coolest Projects Global 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s time for young tech creators to share with the world what they’ve made! Coolest Projects Global 2022 registration is NOW OPEN. Starting today, young people can register their technology creation on the Coolest Projects Global website, where it will be featured in the online showcase gallery for the whole world to see. By registering…… Continue reading Share your tech project with the world through Coolest Projects Global 2022

Coding for kids: Art, games, and animations with our new beginners’ Python path

Reading Time: 7 minutes Python is a programming language that’s popular with learners and educators in clubs and schools. It also is widely used by professional programmers, particularly in the data science field. Many educators and young people like how similar the Python syntax is to the English language. That’s why Python is often the first text-based language that…… Continue reading Coding for kids: Art, games, and animations with our new beginners’ Python path

Celebrate Black history this month with code!

Reading Time: 3 minutes For those of us living in the USA, February is Black History Month, our month-long celebration of Black history. This is an occasion to highlight the amazing accomplishments of Black Americans through time. Simply put, the possibilities are endless! Black history touches every area of our lives, and it is so important that we seize…… Continue reading Celebrate Black history this month with code!

Young people can name a piece of space history with Astro Pi Mission Zero

Reading Time: 5 minutes Your young people don’t need to wait to become astronauts to be part of a space mission! In Mission Zero, the free beginners’ coding activity of the European Astro Pi Challenge, young people can create a simple computer program to send to the International Space Station (ISS) today. The International Space Station, where your young…… Continue reading Young people can name a piece of space history with Astro Pi Mission Zero

New free resources for young people to become independent digital makers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation is to help learners get creative with technology and develop the skills and confidence they need to make things that matter to them using code and physical computing. One of the ways in which we do this is by offering learners a catalogue of more than 250 free…… Continue reading New free resources for young people to become independent digital makers

Creative projects for young digital makers

Reading Time: 3 minutes With so many people all over the world still living in various levels of lockdown, we’ve been working hard to provide free, creative project resources for you to keep young digital makers occupied, learning, and most importantly having fun. As a dad of two, I know how useful it is to have resources and project…… Continue reading Creative projects for young digital makers

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