GPIO Zero is a zero-boilerplate Python library that makes physical computing with Python more accessible and helps people progress from zero to hero . Today, I’m pleased to announce the release of GPIO Zero v1.5.0 . It’s packed full of updates, including new features, bug fixes, and lots of improvements to the documentation
Newton Robotics Team Receives Donations from Johnson & Johnson Grant TAPinto.net NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Board of Education announced donations that were recently made to the Newton High School FIRST Varsity Robotics Team.
We are excited to announce that we will host the first-ever Scratch Conference Europe in the UK this summer: from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 August at Churchill College, Cambridge ! Scratch Conference is a participatory event that gives hundreds of educators the chance to explore the creative ways in which people are programming and learning with Scratch. In even-numbered years, the conference is held at the MIT Media Lab, the birthplace of Scratch; in odd-numbered years, it takes place in other places around the globe. Since 2019 is also the launch year of Scratch 3 , we think it’s a fantastic opportunity for us to bring Scratch Conference Europe to the UK for the first time
Foundation awards nearly $6,000 in grants | News | wahoo-ashland-waverly.com Wahoo Newspaper WAVERLY – The School District 145 Foundation for Education has announced that $5995 has been awarded for classroom programs that will benefit students …
Upward Bound Grant Gives Low Income, First Gen Students a STEM Boost UVM News The University of Vermont’s TRIO Upward Bound program has received a supplemental grant from the U.S. Department of Education to boost academic …
Every year for the last five years, Hour of Code has encouraged school students to spend just one hour writing some code, in the hope that they get bitten by the bug rather than generating too many bugs! This year, you can find activities from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Code Club, and CoderDojo on the official Hour of Code website . Boat race Boat race , a Code Club resource, is a one-hour project aimed at beginners
Last week was a very exciting week for us, with the announcement of the National Centre for Computing Education: funded programmes for computing teachers and students for the next four years, to really support the growth and profile of our subject. For me and many others involved in this field over the last decade, it’s an amazing opportunity to have this level of financial support for Computing — something we could previously only dream of. Everybody at Raspberry Pi is very excited about being involved in this important work! Some background A new Computing curriculum was introduced in England in September 2014, and it comprises three strands: computer science, information technology, and digital literacy
I am delighted to share some big news today. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is part of a consortium that has secured over £78 million in government funding to make sure every child in every school in England has access to a world-leading computing education. National Centre for Computing Education Working with our partners, STEM Learning and the British Computer Society , we will establish a new National Centre for Computing Education, and deliver a comprehensive programme of support for computing teachers in primary and secondary schools.
There is always a flurry of activity at the start of the new academic year, and we are getting in on the action: this autumn and winter, we’ll be launching four new online courses! They are completely free and aim to give educators a solid grounding in the concepts and practical applications of computing.
Electronics Weekly (blog) Astro Pi 2018 challenge prepares the Raspberry Pi for space Electronics Weekly (blog) Specifically, the European Astro Pi Challenge, to give it its full name, involves writing computer programs to run on the single board computer for experiments aboard the International Space Station. It is an ESA Education project run in collaboration …