Learning Resources

Programming

Want to get a start with programming? This is a good place to start! Here are some small introductory booklets and lessons we've produces to help you on your way to becoming a master programmer. Just download one which you find interesting and get started! There are no requirements other than having a PC.

Build your own Website

Websites are a part of every day life now, but how are they made? With this guide, we will show you how you can get started with making your very own website.

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Introduction to Python with Raspberry-Pi

Python is a great place to start if you're keen to get programming. It is flexible, runs on loads of devices like the Raspberry Pi and can be incredibly powerful.

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Raspberry Pi - A Beginner's Guide

This guide will introduce you to everything Raspberry Pi-related.  It talks about the basics - unboxing, plugging in, which cable does what - and then explores a few elements of physical computing with the Raspberry Pi using the two main programming languages that Pi comes loaded with - Scratch and Python.

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History

These are the some of the learning resources used during the Viva Computer! Festival in July 2016. Each week of the festival had a theme and there is online material for each one, via Hstry (a collaborative website for creating learning resources). The materials have Viva Computer! interviews embedded within them so they’re a great way of bringing computing history to life. Teachers – feel free to use with your students. We’d love to hear how you use them so don’t hesitate to let us know how they worked for you.

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