Re: [Hampshire] Raspberry PI projects for children?

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Author: AdamC via Hampshire
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CC: AdamC
Subject: Re: [Hampshire] Raspberry PI projects for children?
Hi Adam,

I've run code club at a couple of locations with children aged from 10-13 -
whilst I'm not up to date with the resources, they seemed good about 3
years ago, and I can't imagine that they've worsened with time.

Hope that helps

On Sat, 22 Apr 2023 at 14:08, Adam John Trickett via Hampshire <
hampshire@???> wrote:

> Hi,
> Has anyone had any experience with using a Raspberry Pi for a project with
> children?
> I can see that there are loads of projects on-line and in magazines, but
> which
> ones actually work well with children?
> My wife is working with the town hall to provide IT lessons (mostly
> pensioners) but they would like to do something with children during the
> school holidays.
> The ideal projects would be:
> * Doable over 4 days of mornings or afternoons
> * Doesn't require use of soldering irons (weapons)
> * Not strictly attractive to boys or girls
> * Some thing for primary and secondary school age
> * Not silly expensive - we can get grant money but not zillions
> I've said I'm happy to give time on the Linux side and I know some
> programming, but I expect it will be more of a plug board kit kind of
> project
> with a pre-written program that they can tinker with.
> --
> Adam Trickett
> Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France
> I guess that, if you're in Microsoft's shoes, it makes sense. If you
> can't write software or protocols that can stably walk and chew gum,
> program in a limit that prevents the user from telling it to do so.
>    -- Jonathan Patschke, on limitations in Active Directory

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