Imagine a classroom as a sandbox in which middle school girls can play with ideas and be creative. Does that sound like an engineering course? It is at Charlotte Latin School, where students are using the affordable Raspberry Pi open-source computer to explore programming, design, and technology concepts without fear of damaging expensive equipment.
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This TEDx talk features girls and their physical projects. Most of these projects feature the Raspberry Pi computers and materials we bought here at Adafruit. They range from a pillow with blinking lights to LEGO robotic dog to a backpack with turn signals. We want our students to be technology creators, not just consumers.
Charlotte Latin School