Remote Sensing and Datalogging with the micro:bit

As we have worked with teachers using the micro:bit more and more over the past year, we have seen amazing projects across different subject areas. Teachers are the smartest… digital high-five! One ... Continue reading

Finding Project Ideas: Science Buddies

BY Bobby Chan 6/19/18 6:34 AM

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When it comes to adding hands-on projects to your instruction, there are seemingly endless possibilities. Luckily, the internet provides a number of resources for finding project ideas. Below are ... Continue reading

One Size Doesn't Fit All: Three Rules of EdTech

BY Jeff Branson 6/14/18 6:24 AM

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It is tempting in a world where new technology appears every day to want to try everything new and shiny. Most of us don’t have the time, energy or brain power to do this, so how do we sort all this ... Continue reading

SparkFun’s best beginner STEM kits for you and your students

Get a jump start on next fall's lesson plans by checking out the best of our beginner's kits!... Continue reading

Using a Raspberry Pi Without a Monitor

The Raspberry Pi is a fantastic little computer that enjoys widespread popularity in the classroom. Teachers are able to use it as an inexpensive platform for teaching a variety of coding concepts. ... Continue reading

SparkFun Higher Education Survey

In surveying our educator community this year, we decided it would be best to separate K-12 and higher education since they seem to have very distinct needs. We gathered some incredible insights from ... Continue reading

Unexpected Jobs That Use Computer Science

While not all students will end up pursuing careers in computer science, it is still be a good idea for all students to learn the basics. More and more seemingly unrelated careers are now using basic ... Continue reading

Summer Vacation 101: Prepping for Back-to-School the SparkFun way!

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SparkFun K-12 Survey Results

At SparkFun, we love hearing from educators - the feedback we receive is used to make the services and products we provide align with real needs. One tool we use annually (-ish) is a survey. Many ... Continue reading

So you've gotten Raspberry Pi – what now?

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