Oct 21 2015
Meanwhile, Y9/10 DLs are planning Year 9 code club:
…with Python training for the BB8 Sphero,
Oct 10 2015
Having explained how I have bench tested and decided on a final Raspberry Pi configuration – in A Classroom set of Raspberry Pi’s – part 1, I took delivery of 18 sets and started putting them together with the help of my Digital Leaders. Here is the description of both the equipment and the setting up.
The standard set-up is this:
Cable tied and velcroed to the wall with toggled switching using the KVM (velcroed to PC box):
Sep 5 2015
I attended #Picademy North at Easter (2015). I committed then to a post about a Raspberry Pi project which would be a viable method of using Raspberry Pi’s in the classroom – initially for a coding club and subsequently for KS3 lessons. Six months later I have sources spreadsheet for all the components; completed my testing, and linked my updated KS3 scheme of learning. Here are my Raspberry Pi setup notes too and Physical Computing Notes.
My aim is two stage –
Aug 17 2015
I have just sent out 4 packages of the following to Digital Leaders. We will be trialling the Pibrella and the RasPio/ModMyPi Raspberry Pi YouTube Workshop Kit which will be the basis of Year 8 and 9 physical computing next year.
Here are the links for the installation and the resources:
Feb 20 2015
My main gotcha from #BETT2015, apart from the massive buzz of being on the panel in the main arena, was this:
There are several reasons for my excitement. [This post is being updated as work-in-progress to share – please tweet @gr8ict with any feedback] More