Cymplecy (Simplesi) Blog

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Using Scratch 3 in Primary Classroom

I normally teach Scratch using 1.4 in class but decided to give Scratch 3 a try-out in January/February with Year 4 (previous class experience – one half-term when they were in Year 3) Summary...

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DHT11 Added to ScratchGPIO

You can now use a DHT11 Temperature/Humidity sensor with ScratchGPIO. To get readings simple use an example script like this to ask for readings once per second from a sensor connected to pin10.  

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AniBots for Primary

I am a very strong proponent that physical computing is a great way to carry on enthusiasm for programming after primary children have out-grown animating sprites on a computer screen. Or, in fact, getting back...

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Scratch2GPIO

Raspberry Pi have worked with MIT to produce a Scratch2 compatible program that runs standalone on a Pi3 or Pi2 (but not older models or PiZero series). It comes with basic gpio pin control...