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Learning in the MakerSpace: Arduino, Day 2 (AM)

Project 5: Mood Cue I am now getting extremely frustrated with the poor quality of this kit. This project involves attaching a potentiometer (knob) and a servo motor. The potentiometer doesn’t fit on the breadboard as illustrated in the instructions. … Continue reading


Learning in the MakerSpace: Arduino, Day 1

I ordered the Arduino starter kit and have been working through the accompanying book of projects. The kit (available at includes an Arduino uno, 15 projects, and the materials to complete those projects. Today, I completed projects 1, 2, … Continue reading


Podcast Interview with Katie Wardrobe

Last month, I spoke with Australian music educator and music technology consultant Katie Wardrobe for her “Music Tech Teacher” podcast. We spoke for about 45 minutes about the value of learning to code in a music class and how to … Continue reading

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