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by craigargh
Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Picademy
Topic: STICKY: Advice from first cohort
Replies: 19
Views: 22218

Re: Advice from first cohort

A lot of people can find learning to program very daunting and a bit scary. This is normal. A few people at the first PiCademy felt the same. Most other teachers will have had no prior experience of using the Raspberry Pi so don't feel alone. You'll be surprised how easy and fun it is to do things o...
by craigargh
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: Picademy
Topic: Cohort One Contacts
Replies: 9
Views: 3191

Re: Cohort One Contacts

I'm Craig Richardson. I've previously worked as an ICT and Computing teacher. At the moment I'm writing a book on Python Programming with Minecraft Pi and another on Python, which is in the same series as Carrie Anne's book. The Minecraft book is available for free on my blog. A second draft will be...
by craigargh
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Picademy
Topic: RCE at CAMJAM
Replies: 10
Views: 3137

Re: RCE at CAMJAM

Having the PiCademy participants talk about their experience at the next Cam Jam is a great idea.

I'm also running the Minecraft workshop twice during the day if anyone wants to drop in to help out.
by craigargh
Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Picademy
Topic: What's been the most useful part of Picademy?
Replies: 5
Views: 3084

Re: What's been the most useful part of Picademy?

The range of topics we covered on Monday was extremely useful. It was fantastic seeing people learning new things and creating new ideas from what they'd learned. The opportunity to pursue personal projects on the Tuesday was really beneficial. People were very passionate about what they were workin...

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