Category Archives: Education

Great Javascript and css Exercise for your Students

The display property specifies the display behavior of an element. The position of an element is indicated as spanning from a start tag, possibly including some child content, and is terminated by an end tag. What is an element? In the … Continue reading

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What is the need and use of DOCTYPE?

When you have a question about html you should always go to www.w3.org, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. Now back to … Continue reading

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Simple Javascript to Hide a row

Here is a short piece of Javascript that will hide the row of a table: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <script> function hide(my_id) { //alert(“working on row ID# “+my_id); document.getElementById(my_id).style.display = ‘none’; } </script> </head> <body> <table border=“1”> <tr id=“row_1” onclick=“hide(‘row_1’);”> … Continue reading

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What is Minecraft: Pi Edition?

Minecraft: Pi Edition is a version of Minecraft developed for the Raspberry Pi. It is based on an old version Alpha 0.6.1 of Pocket Edition but is slightly cut down, containing a revised feature set and support for multiple programming … Continue reading

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What is MatPlotLib

Directly from www.matplotlib.org. Matplotlib is a Python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. … Matplotlib tries to make easy things easy and hard things possible. You can … Continue reading

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New Master Teachers Announcement

Congratulations to the 214 newly selected #MasterTeachers. This brings the total to 908 teachers participating in this program. Here is the complete announcement.

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Adding Multiline Comment in Python

Recently, during a workshop on Python the question came up about adding multiline comments. You can accomplish this by surrounding your comments with three single quotes. Here is an example: ”’ This is a multiline comment This is a multiline … Continue reading

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Using Python on a Mac Computer

Mac computers come with Python already installed. DO NOT UNINSTALL/REMOVE THIS PYTHON INSTALLATION BECAUSE THE SYSTEM IS USING IT. Here is a video that shows how I access a simple python script on my Mac. The command line interface, where … Continue reading

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What is Windows IoT Core?

Windows IoT Core is a “bridge” to Raspberry Pi. Worth looking into it.

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New Class: Python Coding Using Minecraft and Raspberry Pi

This class was very successful. The assignments were on target and the students learned a lot about coding using Python. We used the three dimensional system of Minecraft and build small and large structures using a variety of loops and … Continue reading

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