Coding and Robotics

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You’re Teaching the Wrong Programming Language

No, really you are. If someone hasn’t told you this yet it’s probably because too few people know what programming language you are teaching. Of …

Programming

Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to 3D Printing

You’ve probably heard of 3D printing. It was supposed to be the new “Industrial Revolution.” People would be able to fabricate anything in their own …

Using MIT App Inventor to Control Arduino - the Basics

We all have a smartphone. Now, with that statement of the obvious, let me ask you this. Why is your Arduino hardly ever connected to your smartphone. …

Arduino

Scratch Programming Tutorial

Scratch Introduction<p>Getting Started<p>Scratch Blocks<p>Motion Looks Sound Event Control Sensing Operators Pen Data More...

Arduino Bluetooth Basic Tutorial

Ever thought of controlling any electronic devices with your smart phone ?Controlling your robot or any other devices with your smartphone will be …

Hummingbird Duo Datasheet | Hummingbird Robotics Kit

Introduction<p>This document describes the electrical characteristics of the Hummingbird Duo Controller and Duo kit parts.<p>Table of Contents<p>1. …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino Programming | Hummingbird Robotics Kit

The Arduino programming language is the main language used to program Arduino and Arduino-based microcontroller boards like Hummingbird Duo. The …

Gear & Gadgets

From Dabbling to Doing: 6 Tools That Excite Kids About Coding

<b>By Tanner Higgin, Common Sense Education</b>It’s clear coding and computer science have become key priorities in K-12 education. From Code.org’s massive …

Education

Garage Door Opener Logs to Google Drive

A garage door opener is a pretty classic hack around these parts. IR, Bluetooth, WiFi, smartphone controlled, web interfaces — we’ve seen it all. But …

Home Automation

SpriteKit Tutorial: Create an Interactive Children’s Book with SpriteKit and Swift 3

<i>Update 01/20/17:</i> Updated for Swift 3, iOS 10 and Xcode 8 by Caroline Begbie. Original tutorial by Tammy Coron, and previously updated by Jorge …

XCode

IOT Based Air Pollution Monitoring System using Arduino & MQ135 Sensor

In this project we are going to make an <b>IOT Based Air Pollution Monitoring System</b> in which we will <b>monitor the Air Quality over a webserver using</b> …

Arduino

myDevices Cayenne — World’s First Drag-and-drop Raspberry Pi And Arduino Project Builder

Short Bytes: myDevices Cyanne is an Internet of Things project builder that makes it easy for anyone to create new things with Raspberry Pi and …

Sensors for arduino

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The Gender Skills Gap Is Getting Even Worse, Says New Research

The share of women in computer science jobs is on the decline, says new research. The good news? Business owners, educators, and parents can still reverse course, and even triple the number by 2025.<p>Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit that aims to get more women involved …

Education

Kids can now program Dash and Dot robots through Swift Playgrounds

A startup called Wonder Workshop is teaching kids how to code using Swift.<p>Founded in 2012, Wonder Workshop makes toy robots, called Dash and Dot, that kids can control with programs they create using Wonder Workshop apps, which feel more like casual games than desktop scripting tools. The apps …

Programming

One Wire Waterproof Temperature Sensor

Introduction<p>This is a waterproofed version of the DS18B20 Temperature sensor. Handy for when you need to measure something far away, or in wet …

Arduino

What’s the Difference Between Coding and Computational Thinking?

In my last EdSurge article, “Computer Science Goes Beyond Coding,” I wrote about the difference between coding and computer science, to help us …

Homeschooling

5 Tips for Learning Coding (With No Prior Experience)

The only way to develop a comprehensive understanding of coding is by first building a foundational knowledge of how and why programming does certain things.<p>At a time when certain job professions are withering away at the hands of technology and automation, there's one skill set that continues to …

Programming

Coding snobs are not helping our children prepare for the future

Earlier this week, Carmen Fariña, the chancellor of America’s largest school system, announced that the ambitious plan to bring computer science education to New York City’s 1.1 million public school students would expand in September to include elementary schools. The goal is to give all the …

Education

Dr. Stager or; How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Scratch

I am going to be honest, today I was found out. I understand the place and power of programming. However, I was one of those people who had …

Programming

American schools are teaching our kids how to code all wrong

The US Department of Labor projects that one million jobs in computing will go unfilled by 2020. These are good jobs, jobs that would allow economic mobility and great earning potential over the course of a career. We know why these positions aren’t being filled—a lack of skilled candidates.<p>In …

Education

How to Explain Algorithms to Kids

The Field Guide to Arduino

With Arduino Day fast approaching, we’re doing a lot of thinking on everyone’s favorite development board. We’re practically up to our knees in …

The BBC Gives Computer Hacking Kits To 1 Million U.K. School Kids

"We are trying to show kids that hacking and coding can be as much fun as picking up a paint brush."<p>The BBC Microbit, a hacking device for kids, finally made it into U.K. schools last week. The BBC is giving away 1 million kits to school kids, free, one for every 11- and 12-year-old in the land.<p>The …

Arduino Step by Step: Your complete guide

Learn how to create electronic projects with the Arduino, the world's friendliest electronics prototyping platform!<p>×<p>Best course for getting started …

Arduino

Tips & Tricks: Introduction to Arduino Programming: The Tutorials

Should Computer Education Cover More Than Just Coding?

President Obama wants kids to learn to code. So much so, he's pledged billions of dollars to teach them.<p>"Now we have to make sure all our kids are equipped for the jobs of the future – which means not just being able to work with computers, but developing the analytical and coding skills to power …