Learning SCRATCH on the Raspberry Pi

ScratchCatRaspberry

Teaching programming using MIT’s Scratch is easy for young students and adults alike. Scratch on Raspberry Pi is inexpensive and flexible for software and hardware controls, leveraging software control over the RasPi GPIO interface pins. Continue reading

Raspberry Pi brings back memories of the ZX81

Timex Sinclair ZX81 Computer

The Raspberry Pi computer reminds me of the Timex Sinclair ZX81 that let me build my own computer, and will enable today’s learners to step forward towards the next 30 years in turn! both are products seen first in the UK and enjoy many similarities, although the 30 years between also provide some extraordinary steps forward! Continue reading

RocketHub #SciFund Challenge!

The first STEMulate Learning #SciFund Challenge through RocketHub did not reach its overall goal, but the STEMulate Learning project was still successful! Thanks to the generosity of our fuelers, we raised $122 in donations along with donated computer components from two older systems. Total … Continue reading