Introduction to Arduino
Although interested members of the public are welcome to join us the class is aimed at teachers of pupils at KS3 and above. Our miniCPD session will introduce you to programming using an Arduino with simple electronics (we will provide these for use on the day and can give you some advice on buying your own). This is a one-afternoon course for beginners but we may run a more advanced one if there is demand (contact email@example.com).
By the end of the workshop you should be familiar with the Arduino programming environment, how to drive simple electronics such as LEDs, sensors or servos, and a general knowledge of different Arduinos available as well as Raspberry Pis, Micro:bits, Crumbles and Sparkles.
The event will be capped at 15 people and a waiting list will be put in place once this has been reached.
Our other events
– for Sorting Unplugged with Paul Curzon, on Wed 25 Nov, 5pm, from Teaching London Computing in partnership with CAS London.
Nicola Plant is a Research Assistant for Teaching London Computing where she develops teaching resources and applications to inspire and engage students with new technologies. Nicola is also a movement artist, coder and researcher currently completing a PhD in human movement, expression and intersubjectivity. Specialising in motion capture, she makes movement-based interactive installations and experiences, her work has been presented at exhibitions and conferences worldwide. Nicola has over 6+ years of experience in peer-to-peer computing teaching and leading creative coding workshops.
Do I have to be a London computing teacher to attend?
No. All are welcome but the workshops are aimed at those who are currently (or who are about to begin) teaching the Computing curricula (particularly GCSE and A-level, though the information in the workshops has been used with younger children). As we’re funded by the Mayor of London we prioritise those who are currently teaching in London schools. The workshops are not suitable for school pupils though as the events are about how to introduce computing concepts into the classroom. Contact Jo Brodie (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
Is the event open to the public?
Yes, we have limited tickets for the public however the full price must be paid as we cannot recover these costs from our funders.