gpiozero: Basic Recipes for RPi Sensors (projects)

Check out “recipes that demonstrate some of the capabilities of the GPIO Zero library.” (Beginner, 20 min. to 3 hours)

Sonic PI: Step-by-Step Tutorial by Mehackit

Here is a helpful guide to get you started with Sonic PI open source programming.

My First Raspberry Pi Game: Andy Balaam’s Blog

Your first game EVER (Basic, 3 hrs)

A step-by-step guide to create a game using Raspberrypi

python-with-science: Lessons

“This is an introduction and some projects for beginners in Python. The projects use turtle graphics so results are visually pleasing from the start.”

Learning to Program with Python

Learning to Program with Python – Several foundation activities (Basic, 10-20 min)

stuffaboutcode: Raspberry Pi – Minecraft – Hide and Seek

Design a Minecraft game with Raspberrypi! This is a beginner project. It will take around 1 to 2 hours to complete.

“a diamond block is hidden, at a random location, in the minecraft world and you have to find it and stand next to it and its quickest time wins. “

Create a “Whac-a-Block” game in Minecraft: Raspberry Pi

Learn how to create a “Whac-a-Block” game in Minecraft using Raspberry Pi and Python code (Intermediate project, 1 to 2 hours)

Getting Started with Minecraft Pi

“In this resource you will explore the virtual world of Minecraft Pi, the special edition of Minecraft made for Raspberry Pi.”

Raspberrypi: Code Club

Step-by-step instructions for projects including Scratch, HTML and CSS, Python, Sense Hat add-on, Sonic PI, Micro:bit, Blender, and more.

WeDo Building Instructions

Lego WeDo Guide with list of components and building instructions. (1-2 hours) – Easy

Choosing the Right Device

An infographic to help you select which device (Laptop, Tablet or Cloud-Based) is best suited for your students’ needs and your pedagogical intentions.

Wakelet: Scratch

Check out this Wakelet, which was created by the LEARN RÉCIT team. It contains many helpful links in one spot, so its easy for you to use and navigate.

Icograms: Exploring how Quebec changed between 1905 and 1980

Here is a student booklet to nurture competency 2. It was originally created by RÉCITUS. Students will research Quebec society around 1905 and 1980 and explore how different aspects changed over time. Then they will create a 3D map of a place in Quebec around 1980 using Icograms software.

We’ve created this accompanying Teacher’s Guide to help with planning and assessment. We’ve also translated this guide to using Icograms  (originally created by RÉCITUS).

Interactive Models: How to Guide

A slide deck that covers how to create your own interactive models using Scratch programming software and Makey Makey microcontrollers.

Scratch: Historical Figures

In this open-ended activity, students will research a historical figure and program a short scenario about what they learned. Students could research someone from a particular territory or society they are learning about. They could also program a story related to a specific historical event.

Minecraft: New France 1745

Are you looking for a fun and effective way to teach about the organization of a seigneury in New France around 1745? This activity might be of interest to your students and you!

Minecraft Education allows students to explore and create worlds based on what they are learning about in school. Minecraft Education is currently free to all educators with Office 365 (TEAMS) accounts.

Our RÉCITUS partners created a Minecraft seigneury based on New France around 1745 and an accompanying student booklet that guides students towards creating their own Minecraft seigneury. We’ve translated and adapted the RÉCITUS work.

Note: Teachers may have to request access to view the Teacher’s Guide.

Minecraft: Iroquois and Algonquian Societies around 1500

Learn about Iroquois and Algonquian Societies around 1500 using Minecraft. This resource is translated and adapted from RÉCITUS. This resource is still in the process of being vetted by members of Indigenous communities.

Note: Teachers may have to request access to view the Teacher’s Guide!

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