Go to advanced search

by vrntch_pi
Wed Dec 30, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: raspi or arduino
Replies: 3
Views: 808

raspi or arduino

Hey folks, I'd like to start a project but haven't decided what platform to utilize. I have no experience with arduino have been using my Pi for 4-5 months. Please excuse any ignorance, i've only read some tutorials and have never used an Arduino device of any kind. I'm trying to decide whether rasp...
by vrntch_pi
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Homeschool Help
Replies: 8
Views: 2723

Re: Homeschool Help

i will be teaching raspberry pi at a homeschool co-op - --do a search for "Raspberry Pi Educational Manual"

it can be downloaded from the RasPi Store - - i couldn't attach to this post - - it's too big.
have fun - -
by vrntch_pi
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Curriculum
Replies: 12
Views: 3096

Re: Curriculum

Never Mind - - I found it (it helps to look....duh) thanks again
by vrntch_pi
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Curriculum
Replies: 12
Views: 3096

Re: Curriculum

metalj wrote:There are books from no starch press you can easily do a year on their material. Or you can do projects out of the magpi.
what is 'MagPi'?
by vrntch_pi
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:38 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Curriculum
Replies: 12
Views: 3096

Re: Curriculum

If you are teaching at a stage when the pupils may be taking public examinations then maybe knowing the requirements of the National Curriculum where you are located, and the syllabus for their exam board should be early on your shopping list? That's based on assuming that "teaching a class" is abo...
by vrntch_pi
Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Curriculum
Replies: 12
Views: 3096

Re: Curriculum

I suggest finding something that the kids really want to ultimately do with the Pi, something that sounds fun and work through the tutorials. Then have them work on the ambitious (but not too ambitious project) and that should last the year. If not, you can always find other projects in the MagPi. ...
by vrntch_pi
Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Teaching and learning resources
Topic: Curriculum
Replies: 12
Views: 3096

Curriculum

I've volunteered to teach a Computer science class using the Rpi as a platform. I've been in IT for 20 years (desktop/server support, Networking et, et) but teaching is another story. I'll start with the tutorials on main site - -but feel like I need more material to occupy an entire year. The class...

Go to advanced search