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The Raspberry Pi and the book monster – The working demo

So today is my last session with the children and we will be creating quality audio and enhanced lighting sequence coding for me to combine into the final code for their book monsters. I finally got the tilt mechanism working … Continue reading

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The Raspberry Pi and the book monster – Session 3

Session 3 was going to be a challenging session as we would be introducing multiple LEDs, breadboards (we did look at breadboards briefly in session 2) and programming the LEDs to work independently. The children quickly and confidently set up … Continue reading

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The Raspberry Pi and the book monster – Session 2

The children from all three schools seemed very excited about the second session. We recapped session one and many of the children were able to recall several of the acronyms we discussed and were given the task of setting up … Continue reading

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The Raspberry Pi and the book monster – Session 1

I created packs of Raspberry Pi materials for the children to utilise during our first session at St Francis with small groups of children from each of the schools. The packs included a Raspberry Pi, a clear Pi case, power … Continue reading

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The Raspberry Pi and the book monster

The Curriculum Innovation team was contacted by Dan Copley, the Headteacher of St Francis Catholic Primary, to discuss an idea he had on creating a man size book monster. The book monster would be located in the library and children … Continue reading

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