Slashdot stories can be listened to in audio form via an RSS feed, as read by our own robotic overlord.

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

+ - Adafruit to Teach Electronics Through Puppets in New Kids' Show->

Submitted by
coop0030
coop0030 writes "Wired has an article up about how Adafruit, the kit-based electronics retailer and promoter of hobbyist engineering, is aiming to teach electronics to a younger demographic. So young that they’re enlisting the help of puppets. Their new online show, titled Circuit Playground, will teach the essentials of electronics and circuitry to children through kid-friendly dolls with names like Cappy the Capacitor and Hans the 555 Timer Chip. Limor “Ladyada” Fried, Adafruit’s founder and chief engineer (and 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year), will host the episodes, with her team assisting with onscreen and puppeteering duties. Episodes will premiere this March, and Fried holds hope for them to help inspire the next generation of designers and builders."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Adafruit to Teach Electronics Through Puppets in New Kids' Show

Comments Filter:

"If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?" -- Lily Tomlin

Working...