Category Archives: Education

UCD CoderDojo Raspberry Pi Demo

Three queries arose after my Raspberry Pi demo at the first session of the UCD CoderDojo for the 2017/18 academic year at the UCD Innovation Academy. The first question related to the cost and availability of the Pi 3 “in the shops”. … Continue reading

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BBC Micro:bit board Irish Resellers

  I have been in conversation over the last few days with 4 teachers who are experiencing back-to-school misery and frustration with their efforts to source and purchase BBC micro:bits in Ireland.    Maplin is the only listed BBC micro:bit … Continue reading

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Whizzkids DCU Week 5

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Whizzkids DCU Week 5 was great fun and a mix of nationalities and abilities. The group consisted of novices, old hands and a very able hacker. Besides learning HTML, CSS and Javascript as they constructed … Continue reading

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Radio Caroline outlawed at midnight 50 years ago

  Archive black and white photographs of Radio Caroline being kitted out in Greenore Harbour, County Louth in the Republic of Ireland.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 50 years ago while I was on holidays in Skerries in north … Continue reading

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Whizzkids at DCU 2017

Another week at Whizzkids DCU 2017 Summer Camp has come to an end and a great time was had by all. The standard was very high and new national and international friendships were forged during the week. The other images … Continue reading

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Charleville Mall Library CoderDojo Computer Maintenance Badge

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