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I am hoping to start a Linux Club with our students recycling old laptops
from the district and exploring a variety of Linux distributions. Hopefully
I can acquire some Ras Pi's and  Parrallella
<https://www.parallella.org/board/> 's. - Windows cleaner, Ubuntu user.

On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 5:19 PM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
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> Adam - wonderful! Isn't it cool how many educational things
> <http://www.raspberrypi.org/resources/> the Pi people have on their site?
>
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 11:55 AM, Adam Provost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Following up, finally... here are links to many of the activities we did
>> with the B+.
>>
>> Here's how we laid it out...
>> six Rasp Pi b+ kits and six Arduino kits
>>
>> Students worked in groups for 3-4 weeks then switched kits.
>>
>> For Pi....
>>
>> We did an intro... basic design, functions. And formatting SD cards using
>> Linux / Unix... got us into basic Linux functions, view of 'the other OS.'
>> First time for many down that path. Many students got interested in taking
>> one of their older windows based PCs and refitting it with Linux. Win!
>>
>> 2. http://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/networking-lessons/
>>
>> 3. https://learn.adafruit.com/category/learn-raspberry-pi
>>
>> 4. We looked at some onboard capabilities:
>>
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/getting-started-with-scratch/
>>
>>
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/getting-started-with-mathematica/worksheet1.md
>>
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/web-server-wordpress/
>>
>> had some fun with this one:
>>
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/timelapse-setup/worksheet.md
>>
>>
>> Further experiments, helpful resources we found as a class:
>>
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/
>>
>>
>>
>> We had a class budget for indy projects. Many students used these links
>> below for ideas and then did mods from there:
>>
>> https://learn.adafruit.com/category/raspberry-pi
>>
>> http://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/coder-html-css-lessons/
>>
>>
>> http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2012/nov/04/12-things-to-make-raspberry-pi
>>
>>
>> Many went the route of building web server or game server for indy
>> projects. In each project the students learned a lot about what kinds of
>> things you can do with this cheap board. Another win!
>>
>>
>> Hope that helps!
>>
>> Always looking for more info. Please pass it on if you've got other
>> activities!
>>
>> Adam
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 9:35 AM, Steven DeZalia <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>  Windows 10 is supposed to have a version that will run on the
>>> Raspberry Pi 2 (the new unit). I believe it’s also supposed to be free, but
>>> I suspect it to be a stripped down version like Windows Home Basic or
>>> something similar.
>>>
>>> https://dev.windows.com/en-us/featured/raspberrypi2support
>>>
>>> Steven
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:
>>> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Steve Ligett
>>> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:30 AM
>>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>>> *Subject:* Re: Raspberry Pi's
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Lucie - I wonder if there's an application in VT for Pi's to be used
>>> just as desktop systems. Are we post-desktop? I'm going to try out the pinet.org.uk
>>> LTSP implementation <http://pinet.org.uk/> this week. I'm a fan of both
>>> Raspberry Pi and LTSP.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> steve
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 12:09 PM, Lucie deLaBruere <
>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Looking for someone working with Raspberry Pi's with students.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Anyone in Vermont doing this?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Lucie
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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