Micro:bit – Simple Compass


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One of my favorite things about the micro:bit is that it comes with several sensors right on the board that can be used without any additional hardware. However, if you’re […]

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Programming a TI-85 Graphing Calculator – Revisting the 1990’s TI-BASIC


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In my previous post, I discussed how I cleaned out and restored my old TI-85 Graphing Calculator after finding corroded batteries inside. After finally getting it to turn on, I […]

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TI-85 vs Potassium Carbonate: A Cautionary Tale


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This year at the R Studio conference, I heard an excellent presentation from Mary Rudis on teaching statistics with R at community colleges. (I don’t teach at that level, but […]

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Introduction to Paper Circuits with an LED Valentine’s Card


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Creating a paper circuit in a card is a very fun project that teaches kids some basics about electronics and makes a fun gift. I have designed a Valentine card […]

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Additional Examples of Nested If Statements


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In my previous post, I discussed an issue in Scratch relating to Nested If statements. I think that by limiting the If statement to only one conditional (an If condition […]

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Nested If and Variable If Statements in Scratch


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I love using Scratch to teach children and others about coding. By using blocks instead of syntax, it has simplified coding to make it accessible even for very young children. […]

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First Projects with the Makey Makey: The Fruit Keyboard.


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One of the easiest ways to use your Makey Makey is to hook up a simple gaming keypad with the included alligator clips. The six alligator clip spaces on the […]

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Welcome to Circuits and Code


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Hello and thank you for visiting this new site! I decided to start this site after watching an excellent keynote at the 2019 RStudio Conference by David Robinson. He described […]

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