Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi and Python
On Behalf of Computing At School and the Network of Excellence
Computing At School - Cambridgeshire group
Soham Village College, Cambridgeshire
25 June 2013 10:00 - 16.30
The Raspberry Pi / Python course aims to introduce teachers to the Raspberry Pi computer and some basic computing fundmentals. Further details can be found in the outline below.
Light Refreshments & Lunch will be provided.
Programme for the day
10:00 - 10:40 - Introduction to the Raspberry Pi
10:40 - 11:40 - First steps with the Pi / using the Linux OS
11:40 - 12:00 - Break
12:00 - 12:45 - Hands on activity (using linux)
12:45 - 13:30 - Lunch
13:30 - 14:10 - Getting started with Python
14:10 - 14:40 - Simple Algorithms
14:40 - 15:10 - Hands on activity (implementing algorithms)
15:10 - 15:30 - Break
15:30 - 16:15 - Next Steps / Using in the classroom
16:15 - 16:30 - Q&A / Feedback
We look forward to seeing you.
The Computing At School group (CAS) aims to promote the teaching of Computing at school. CAS was born out of our excitement with our discipline, combined with a serious concern that many students are being “turned off” computing by a combination of factors that have conspired to make the subject seem dull and pedestrian. Our goal is to put the excitement back into Computing at school.
The Computing At School group (CAS) is a grass roots organisation, whose energy, creativity, and leadership comes from its members. CAS is a collaborative partner with the BCS through the BCS Academy of Computing, and has formal support from other industry partners. Membership is open to everyone, and is very broad, including teachers, parents, governors, exam boards, industry, professional societies, and universities. We speak for the discipline of computing at school level, inc. FE, and not for any particular interest group.
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