E-Textiles Shine in These Summer Programs

E-textiles, also known as soft circuits or sewable electronics, are a great way to blend art and design topics with STEM . Today we are highlighting three summer programs using LilyPad sewable ... Continue reading

Fun, High Quality, Coding Technique

Editor's note: We're excited to bring you this series of guest posts from Shane Diller. Read on to learn more about Shane and how he approaches teaching Arduino. Howdy everybody, if you’ve read ... Continue reading

SparkFun AVC 2018: One Month Away!

BY Megan Arnold 8/7/18 6:26 AM

AVC

AVC is one month away! September 7 & 8 @ Boulder County Fairgrounds SparkFun AVC 2018 marks the event’s tenth anniversary this year, and to celebrate we’ve put together an awesome event for our ... Continue reading

Paper Circuits: The One Thing You’ve Been Missing in Basic Circuitry Instruction

BY Maya Kleinbort 8/2/18 6:30 AM
Since its inception eight years ago, the SparkFun Education team has held myriad trainings, workshops and professional development courses. The skill level of the participants in our courses has ... Continue reading

Teaching Arduino (or any Coding) Without a Full CS Course, Part 2

Editor's note: We're excited to bring you this series of guest posts from Shane Diller. Read on to learn more about Shane and how he approaches teaching Arduino. Happy July 31st to everybody out ... Continue reading

Teaching Arduino (or any Coding) Without a Full CS Course

Editor's note: We're excited to bring you this series of guest posts from Shane Diller. Read on to learn more about Shane and how he uses electronics in schools. Hey guys! I hope you enjoyed my last ... Continue reading

Plot Live Sensor Data with Python

Python offers a fun and easy entry into text-based programming, and is also used by professionals for quick prototyping to run websites, test algorithms and control robots. When used on the Raspberry ... Continue reading

3 ISTE 18 Trade Show Gems

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Chicago. I spent time chatting with educators from all over the country ... Continue reading

Using Code to Bring Existing Curriculum to Life

Editor's note: We're excited to bring you this series of guest posts from Shane Diller. Read on to learn more about Shane and how he uses electronics in schools. If you read my last post, you ... Continue reading

Tinkering in code

Summer is the busiest time for SparkFun Education. We run professional learning sessions and present at conferences all over the country. I just returned from the ASEE conference in Salt Lake City, ... Continue reading