Figuring out how to find prime numbers is a matter of the right strategy plus code plus trying different ideas.
The US Congressional App Challenge is an annual contest to encourage US high school students to try programming by creating an app.
A super portable version of Makey Makey, there's lots of experiments you can do with the new Makey Makey Go!
Younger kids can have lots of fun playing games this summer while learning basic programming concepts.
There are many ways to learn technology while playing. Here are technologies and resources you might want to find online this summer.
This online emulator lets you learn and try out a little of the Ruby programming language.
Here's a fun way to learn about telnet and watch the original Star Wars movie in ASCII format.
IFTTT is an online service that brings content to you by email, phone, or other devices.
Building your own computer is a great way to not only save money, and get more processing power, but also to learn about the less obvious parts of software programming.
Sumobots smash into each other and can be a fun project to create. Free plans are online. Upload your plan to services which send you the parts.
The Google Cardboard project is a fun way to experience virtual reality with your phone and software apps.
Use a software app to invent neat things by mixing SAM wireless blocks. No wires and no code needed.
Use dice from a board game or toy store to create difficult to crack passwords and phrases that you can remember.
DRY is an acronym for Don't Repeat Yourself. It's a critical programming concept and skill to learn.
The new Sphero SPRK Edition makes it even easier for teachers, parents, and kids to learn math, robotics, and programming.
This computer science problem is both interesting and fun to recreate in a classroom or group.
Here are a few of the many fun summer projects to be found at Instructables.com website.
The Kano computer is a Raspberry Pi computer with a spiffy installation process (and manual) and a carefully thought out online experience.
Every month the Bitsbox service delivers a colorful booklet full of fun coding projects for kids to do then share with friends and family.
Paper is a free software app for iPad users that is ideal for sketching simple to complex images, designing blueprints or diagrams for the boardroom, and taking notes in class. Paper has gained popularity for its multipurpose features. Approximately 10 percent of all iPad users have downloaded the app, according to The Verge website. Paper […]
Dash and Dot robots are cute round robots from the Wonder Workshop for kids elementary school age. Kids play with them to have fun and learn about technology.
Here are a number of simple and fun 3D models to print with your own 3D printer or through a 3D printing service.
An introduction to programming functions and procedures using pen and paper instead of code. Includes lots of examples and exercises.
You can print 3D models without owning a printer. Here's my experience printing 3D models using 3DHubs.com and a local printer.
This book helps average non-technical people learn how to free themselves from mundane computer tasks.
The FUZE computer is a 1980s computer design with the brain and flexibility of a modern Raspberry Pi. It's ideal for teaching kids to code and build electronics projects.
A real life case study to explore online security, privacy, and the law.
Learn without a computer or programming language. Includes exercises.