The Sonic Pi music programming workshop is intended for upper elementary and high schools students as an introduction to programming and computer music. During the workshop students get to create their own songs by writing code with Sonic Pi, which is based on the popular Ruby programming language.
The Creative Electronics and Programming course is a 38-hour course for secondary schools and self-studying. The course combines students' interests and creative ambitions with programmable electronics and prototyping. Design and project work together with working in the Arduino environment aim to provide an empowering learning experience.
The workshops are available in English and Finnish.
The Creative Electronics and Programming course combines students' interests and creative ambitions with programmable electronics and prototyping.
The Sonic Pi course by Mehackit gives an interesting, low-threshold introduction to programming and computational thinking.
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