The most basic circuit that we will learn to wire is the LED light. The others are not much different and no harder in most cases. Click here to download PDF version Click here to download code With LEDs its is important you use the correct resistor for the correct LED. Refer to wherever more »
The Len Function This function is extremely useful and often comes up in coursework tasks. It is used to work out how many characters have been used in a string or another type of object. Look and run the code below to see a simple example. TASK Try this for yourself by editing the more »
we can use indexing to help us find characters or words in a string. This is especially useful if we are looking for something in a paragraph or a variable.
I will be building up child friendly lessons in Python basics slowly in the coming weeks. Here is the first lesson in the series.
In this section I hope to include snippets of code, ideas from yourselves and some projects that our students have worked on. I will also link to things I find around the web that I think you (teachers & students) will use to help you better understand how to programme with the raspberry Pi. The more »
The makers of Minecraft, Mojang have released a free version of the game for the Raspberry Pi. We will be using this in our classes to help students develop their skills in Python. Before starting these tutorials, students would first have to have some knowledge of how to use Python. Tutorials coming soon!
UPDATE 22/01/2018 – All download links should now be working. Sorry for any previous issues. To help students understand some of the concepts of computer science, here are a few posters that you may want to put up on your wall displays. I try to make understanding some of the concepts easy for Python Learners. more »