Author Archives: Llewelyn Fernandes

Screen Printing

I’ve recently started teaching programming to students at the London College of Communication (part of the University of the Arts in London). One of the benefits of working with them is that they have some great making facilities and they … Continue reading

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CoderDojo

We’ve recently kicked off our CoderDojo sessions at the University of West London in Ealing.  For those of you who don’t know about CoderDojo, it’s an amazing initiative started in 2011 in Ireland but now operating in over 70 countries … Continue reading

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Kian’s Light-Seeking Robot

Back in October 2017 Kian came along to one of our first robotics courses (see post More Robots – Records Smashed!!).  In September he came back for a one-to-one tuition session ahead of starting his degree in robotics at Sheffield … Continue reading

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End the Summer with micro:bit Robots

The school summer holidays were drawn to a close by two groups of friends at our robotics workshops. In these workshops we used the micro:bit to build the robot.  One of the great things about the micro:bit is the inclusion … Continue reading

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Innovative Engineering

In this week’s Introduction to Robotics courses, we had quite a mix of students, coming from engineering and architecture backgrounds, as well as the usual mix of GCSE and A-Level students.  This made for some innovate designs (particularly from the … Continue reading

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A variety of electronics projects

Today we completed our first ever Introduction to Electronics and Programming course.  Using Raspberry Pi computers programmed using Python, over just 2 days students built: A digital-to-analogue “one-hand-mulitple-LEDs” clock using a stepper motor to control the hand. A 3-way parent … Continue reading

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Half-term Robots

Six young students aged 11 to 15 came for a week of robot-building.  Here are a couple of videos.

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