There are lots of communities and resources out there for educators, hobbyists, makers, and students alike. Here are some of our favorite places to look for inspiration for new projects, learn about electronics, and more.
You have probably seen littleBits kits in our store but did you know they have a great online community, educators page, and chapters in cities around the world? Their site is full of great projects to make for beginners.
Arduino, a great beginners tool for learning about hardware, also offers some useful online resources for their users. Check out their learning system, forums, and blog for tons of ideas of what to do with your Arduino.
Instructables is a great site for all kinds of DIY projects – tons of inspiration awaits!
I mean, of course we are on this list! If you are reading this then you probably already know that Adafruit is the best resource for all of your educational electronics need. In addition to our store we have an educators page, learning system, forums, jobs board, blog, weekly shows, videos and more!
August is Back to School Month here at Adafruit! Each week we’ll be bringing you a two #BackToSchool posts on the blog! Stay tuned for product and gift guides, tutorials from the Adafruit Learning System, and inspiration from around the web! Get started by checking out Adafruit’s educational resources, such as our kits and project packs, suggested products for young engineers, blog posts for educators and an extensive selection of books to help you learn!
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