Lab Notes

Using CodeSpace to Build Executive Functioning Skills: 3 Easy Ways to Support Gifted Learners

Using CodeSpace to Build Executive Functioning Skills: 3 Easy Ways to Support Gifted Learners

Coding offers gifted students more than an academic challenge. It can help build executive functioning skills too.
NeoPixel API: Part 4 - Chase Lights Explained!

NeoPixel API: Part 4 - Chase Lights Explained!

The fourth and final installment of a series on API design with neopixels.

Wrapping up with the amazing neo_sweep() function!

NeoPixel API: Part 3 - a Python Library Module

NeoPixel API: Part 3 - a Python Library Module

Part three of a series on API design with neopixels.

Your new Python module takes shape!

NeoPixel API: Part 2 - Make a Wish!

NeoPixel API: Part 2 - Make a Wish!

Part two of a series on API design with neopixels.

Designing the NeoPixel API of your dreams!

NeoPixel API: Part 1 - What's an API?

NeoPixel API: Part 1 - What's an API?

Part one of a series of posts on API design with neopixels.

Designing an API can be magical - you make a wish, and then it comes true!

How young is too young for Python? Guest post by Vernon Morris

How young is too young for Python? Guest post by Vernon Morris

Thanks to Vernon Morris for contributing this blog post. Vernon has been teaching for over 15 years as both an NYC Teaching fellow and a computer ...
Introducing CodeBot's new Breadboard Expansion - Display Project!

Introducing CodeBot's new Breadboard Expansion - Display Project!

CodeBot has a Breadboard! I couldn't wait to get started with the new Breadboard expansion module. CodeBot brings out plenty of I/O capability on t...
CodeSpace in the Gifted Classroom

CodeSpace in the Gifted Classroom

Jaime Smith has been a teacher for six years and is the gifted specialist for Fayette County Schools in Alabama. She serves students in third thro...
How Python Coding is Changing Career Tech Education

How Python Coding is Changing Career Tech Education

The best part of my job is supporting teachers as they step outside their comfort zone. For some teachers, that means letting their students lead t...
Jumpstart Python Empowers AP Computer Science

Jumpstart Python Empowers AP Computer Science

Brea Colagross has been teaching math, business, and computer science for 15 years. She currently teaches AP Computer Science Principles at Russell...
STEAM Lab with CodeSpace

STEAM Lab with CodeSpace

My name is Jennifer Earnest and I am a STEAM Lab teacher at a Title I elementary school in rural Georgia.  We are very lucky at my school with our ...
Using a Magnetic Switch - Protected by Python!

Using a Magnetic Switch - Protected by Python!

Magnetic switches are popular peripherals you can even find at your local hardware store. Whether you're making a DIY security system, trying to count how many times a door is opened during a day, or building the notorious fridge alarm, this project will show you the way!

Check out the demo video at: https://youtu.be/ks6JoeQ71Zg