Summer Tech-Dojo – Rhyl 2015

Come and learn all about the fun and exciting things you can do with a Raspberry Pi. There will be a range of activities including hacking Minecraft using Python and creating an artificially intelligent chatbot.

This event is aimed at 10 year olds and above, if your child is younger than 10, please contact the event organiser prior to booking.

Each day is exactly the same so you only need to book your child on to one of the days as places are limited therefore BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL ON ONE OF THE DAYS ONLY. 

Parents/carers are encouraged to attend with their child however only a child place needs to be booked.

The Rhyl Tech-Dojo will run for 3 dates in July, please book using one of the links below.

Monday 27th July 2015 10am – 2pm

Tuesday 28th July 2015 10am – 2pm

Wednesday 29th July 2015 10am – 2pm

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The ideal Raspberry Pi setup in school

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So I’ve recently been adding bits and bobs to the Raspberry Pi’s at school and begun to face the same problem I’m sure many of you have. You find a resource/program/app to add and then you have to go and add it to all the other cards for the rest of the pi’s. Including all the little setup tweaks we like to have. Which got me working on my latest mission, create an ideal setup with the majority (as far as it can be) of software required for a school environment and then clone it to all the other cards, setup and all.

Here’s the list so far that includes additions from my PLN:

Scratch
Python
Minecraft
Chromium
Weather Station – @heyiolo
XiX Music Player
xrdp – for Remote Desktop
Wifi and VNC – @boeeerb
Python pi-camera – @TommyBobbins

Some hardware suggestions:

Pibrella and 7 Segments of Pi (@Cyntech1) – @Geeky_Tim @recantha @gadgetoid

Adventures in Raspberry pi by Carrie Anne Philbin is also a must have!!

So what else do we need for the perfect setup for school? Tweet me at @MrAHeard and I’ll add your suggestions to the list.