“Everybody’s welcome!” Since October 2015, and that first monthly Leeds Raspberry Jam at Swallow Hill Community College, we’ve tried to support the community to increase opportunities with digital making activities. … Continue reading Extending digital making collaborations with #ReadySteadyPi
We’ve been using a Y6 creative programme to link programming with literacy through digital making. Songs to code to alongside insults to sling! A Shakespearean school production gave the impetus … Continue reading Shakespeare Rocks!
I learnt a lot on Saturday. With every maker event there are opportunities for collaborations and family learning activities, and this weekend’s #MakeBelieve focus was about young people imagining the tech of … Continue reading Digital Making at #MakeBelieve
Raspberry Jams are community events organised to support knowledge share, learning new skills, gleaning new ideas and meeting other like-minded digital makers using Raspberry Pi. In Raspberry Jam group in Hull … Continue reading Wondered about the wonders of Pi? STEM to STEAM just got large scale in Hull!
Wow – a year since we started to put our monthly meet up into the calendar at Swallow Hill ! This month’s Raspberry Jam had the usual mix of shared … Continue reading Leeds Raspberry Jam: First birthday at Swallow Hill
Christmas came early last week. Got to admit that we became embroiled in Quality Street-gate with forceful opinions expressed about which choc should have been replaced. The trouble was that peer … Continue reading ‘Quality’ decision making without peer pressure using Picap
Another great community learning event when over 80 people registered, and this time planned with more support for a wider array of digital making projects. We were joined by friends … Continue reading Hull Raspberry Jam, September 2016
An introduction to IOT or programming with Python? Our ‘Sensing the Environment’ workshop gave opportunities to explore data logging, RGB values through animations and smart citizen applications using Raspberry Pi. … Continue reading Leeds Raspberry Jam September ’16
Thanks to Swallow Hill, we were able to add a daytime Raspberry Jam event into the summer diary. Our workshop centred around coding music with Sonic Pi and led to … Continue reading Leeds Raspberry Jam, 2nd August
Robots, clocks, game making, Pygame and musical compositions with Sonic Pi. This month’s jam was a blend of personalised projects and inspiration through collaboration. We got the chance to do a … Continue reading Leeds Raspberry Jam, 6th July 2016
Great to see the Raspberry Jam community growing in Hull. This weekend we welcomed over 40 people into Malet Lambert School, on a sunny Saturday morning, to share and learn together … Continue reading Hull Raspberry Jam, Saturday 25th June
Our next event will be in June or July and it’s that commitment from the Raspberry Jam community in Hull that has epitomised an excitement and support through Raspberry Pi and computing. Look out for … Continue reading Hull Raspberry Jam 23 April 2016