Computing and sustainability in your classroom | Hello World #19

Reading Time: 5 minutes Issue 19 of our free magazine Hello World, written by and for the computing education community, focuses on the interaction between sustainability and computing, from how we can interact with technology responsibly, to its potential to mitigate climate change. To give you a taste of this brand-new issue, here is primary school teacher Peter Gaynord’s…… Continue reading Computing and sustainability in your classroom | Hello World #19

Teaching with Raspberry Pi Pico in the computing classroom

Reading Time: 6 minutes Raspberry Pi Pico is a low-cost microcontroller that can be connected to another computer to be programmed using MicroPython. We think it’s a great tool for exploring physical computing in classrooms and coding clubs. Pico has been available since last year, amid school closures, reopenings, isolation periods, and restrictions for students and teachers. Recently, I…… Continue reading Teaching with Raspberry Pi Pico in the computing classroom

Build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy with your kids

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Join us for Digital Making at Home: this week, young people can build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy with us! Through Digital Making at Home, we invite kids all over the world to code and make along with us and our new videos every week. So get your Raspberry Pi, wheels, wires, and breadboards ready!…… Continue reading Build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy with your kids

Come to our free educator sessions next to Bett 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you attending Bett Show this year? Then come to our free educator sessions on Friday 24 January right next to Bett to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the show floor and learn something new! Our team will be in a private room below the [email protected] pub, next door to Bett,…… Continue reading Come to our free educator sessions next to Bett 2020

GPIO expander: access a Pi’s GPIO pins on your PC/Mac

Reading Time: 4 minutes Use the GPIO pins of a Raspberry Pi Zero while running Debian Stretch on a PC or Mac with our new GPIO expander software! With this tool, you can easily access a Pi Zero’s GPIO pins from your x86 laptop without using SSH, and you can also take advantage of your x86 computer’s processing power…… Continue reading GPIO expander: access a Pi’s GPIO pins on your PC/Mac

What do you want your button to do?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here at Raspberry Pi, we know that getting physical with computing is often a catalyst for creativity. Building a simple circuit can open up a world of making possibilities! This ethos of tinkering and invention is also being used in the classroom to inspire a whole new generation of makers too, and here is why.…… Continue reading What do you want your button to do?

Physical computing blocks at Maker Faire New York

Reading Time: 2 minutes At events like Maker Faire New York, we love offering visitors the chance to try out easy, inviting, and hands-on activities, so we teamed up with maker Ben Light to create interactive physical computing blocks. Raspberry Blocks FINAL In response to the need for hands-on, easy and inviting activities at events such as Maker Faire…… Continue reading Physical computing blocks at Maker Faire New York

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