Taking the First Steps Into the World of IoT With the Arduino 101

For many teachers the idea of approaching Arduino in the classroom seems daunting, and they feel like they need to know everything before they dive into embedded electronics with their students. In ... Continue reading

Maker Education Survey Results

BY Megan Hemmings 4/18/17 8:20 AM

Maker Education

Last year, we conducted a survey of your opinions on maker education. Today, we wanted to share the results of that survey with you. Check out the infographic below to see some of the results of K–12 ... Continue reading

5 Reasons Your School Needs a Makerspace

Making is fundamental to who we are as human beings. You don’t need to have special training or skills; every single one of us is a maker by nature. Creating a makerspace in your school opens up the ... Continue reading

5 Tips for Teaching E-Textiles

Teaching e-textiles can be a daunting task for educators new to the craft. We've compiled our top five tips and tricks to use while designing and facilitating a class or lesson around learning to sew ... Continue reading

Fun With Buttons! 3 Step-by-Step Projects for Your Classroom

Last weekend SparkFun visited the Girls & Science event at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, where we unveiled our newest interactive arcade game, the Button Bopper! ... Continue reading

Create Your Own Paper Circuit Teaching Tools

Electronic craft projects are quickly becoming one of our most popular activities for classrooms exploring STEAM. Students can learn about simple circuits through building creative pop-up cards with ... Continue reading

When It Comes to Maker Education, We All Have Plenty to Learn

BY Shelby King 3/2/17 10:46 AM

Maker Education

My first couple months at SparkFun have been full of tinkering and learning. Before joining SparkFun, I knew what STEAM was and knew that I wanted to be a part of the awesome movement in maker ... Continue reading

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