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by Missscompute
Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Recycle My Pi
Replies: 19
Views: 4859

Re: Recycle My Pi

Wonderful, seems to be a positive response so far. Part of my thinking is sending them with a lesson plan/ idea of where to start as well so that it doesn't feel like they were being thrown in the deep end. Now I just need to find the time to start this up! (Bring on the Easter holiday) Any news on...
by Missscompute
Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Recycle My Pi
Replies: 19
Views: 4859

Re: Recycle My Pi

Wonderful, seems to be a positive response so far. Part of my thinking is sending them with a lesson plan/ idea of where to start as well so that it doesn't feel like they were being thrown in the deep end. Now I just need to find the time to start this up! (Bring on the Easter holiday)
by Missscompute
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Recycle My Pi
Replies: 19
Views: 4859

Recycle My Pi

Hello all, On the Saturday of the Pi birthday weekend I did a talk about my experience with the new primary coding curriculum. I happened to (rather off handedly) say that I managed to get my school a set of Pis by tweeting (you don't ask, you don't get!). At the end of the talk someone asked how I ...
by Missscompute
Wed May 13, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Astro Pi set up help!
Replies: 7
Views: 2179

Re: Astro Pi set up help!

That got it working! Thank you so much, never seen a class so excited about flashing lights!
by Missscompute
Wed May 13, 2015 11:18 am
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Astro Pi set up help!
Replies: 7
Views: 2179

Re: Astro Pi set up help!

Thanks for the advice, I've wiped the SD card and reinstalled everything. My issue now is that it seems to have taken up all the space on the SD card (only 8 GB) so it now won't start when I type startx... it just takes a long time then comes up with an error message ('no protocol specified'). After...
by Missscompute
Tue May 12, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: Astro Pi
Topic: Astro Pi set up help!
Replies: 7
Views: 2179

Astro Pi set up help!

I won't even try to lie, I'm a learner Raspberry Pi user. My school just received the Astro Pi had that I requested and I can't seem to make it run properly. I've installed everything properly (according to the given instruction). In the instructions it says after the reboot the rainbow LED lights s...

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