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  • Recommended Podcasts: just in time for winter break travel

    It’s time for another podcast round-up!  My kids are ages 5 & 9 this year and enjoy listening to funny things and don’t mind intense storytelling.  If you’ve got kids with similar tastes, here are a few of my family’s favorite listens from this year (in order from best for …
    Source: Library MakersPublished on 2019-12-14By Library Makers
  • Friday Product Post: Move on RVR

    Hello everyone! We are happy to announce that our Basic and Advanced Autonomous Robotics Kits for Sphero RVR are now shipping, and that’s not all – we also have the the micro:bit Club Kit and the new PICkit 4. But wait, there’s even more: we have a limited edition of …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-13By Chris McCarty
  • Getting Started with the Autonomous Kit for the Sphero RVR

    Getting Started with the Autonomous Kit for the Sphero RVR a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t1100 STEP 1: Connect the Sphero RVR to the App! Although the Sphero RVR (pronounced: rover or ˈrōvər) is NOT included with these kits, in our collaboration with Sphero, …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-12-13By Santa Claus Impersonator
  • Enginursday: An Old Lamp Learns New Tricks

    In the spirit of the three R’s, I decided to update an old, broken incandescent lamp with some addressable LEDs and trimpots. The poor old lamp was on a steady decline, and after the second of the three lamp heads failed to power its bulb, it was clear that the …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-12By Eric Orosel
  • Practicing Culturally Sustaining Engagement

    Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Education (CRSE) isn’t just a mindset or method of instruction. It’s a holistic approach to both the system and the practice of education. Dr. Tyra Good is Assistant Professor of Practice in Education and Liaison, Equitable School District and Community Partnerships at Chatham University. She …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2019-12-12By ryan
  • Basic Autonomous Kit for Sphero RVR

    Basic Autonomous Kit for Sphero RVR a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t1033 Introduction The SparkFun Basic Autonomous Kit for Sphero RVR is an expansion set of sensors to the Sphero RVR platform and is a great way to start driving the Sphero RVR, either …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-12-12By Pearce
  • Advanced Autonomous Kit for Sphero RVR

    Advanced Autonomous Kit for Sphero RVR a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t1034 Introduction The SparkFun Advanced Autonomous Kit for Sphero RVR provides all the functionality of the basic kit with the addition of time-of-flight distance sensing in the front and rear. Based around Raspberry …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-12-12By Pearce
  • Hanukkah Paper Circuits
    Celebrate Hanukkah by lighting this paper circuit menorah using copper tape, an LED and a coin cell battery. This is a great project to add to your school or library makerspace around the holiday season. We also, have Christmas paper… The post Hanukkah Paper Circuits appeared first on Makerspaces.com. …
    Source: MakerspacesPublished on 2019-12-10By Makerspaces.com
  • Getting more from your SparkFun Edge Development Board

    Don’t forget, we’ve got new deals live today for our Week of Deals sale. Stock up for 2020 projects and find your last-minute gifts, all in one place! Last week, SparkFun CTO Kirk and I headed out to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, to take part in …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-12-10By Rob Reynolds
  • CSforPGH Index

    CSforPGH is proud to announce the launch of the CSforPGH Index, a new microsite of tools and resources that support computer science education. Visit the site here. Curated by members of the CSforPGH Working Group, each resource in the Index is described in technical and educational detail, along with insights …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2019-12-10By Jackie Johns

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