Getting Physical at Raspberry Heights Workshop

Today’s Beginners Class was all about physical computing. It’s my favorite part of The Raspberry Heights Workshop. They all love the hands-on aspect of it and for many it’s the first time that they are able to use computers to make things happen IRL (in real life). They learned about basic electronics and circuits and made an LED turn on and off using Scratch.

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#teamwork is the rule. Making things happen together.

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Thomas takes it to the next level. Don’t tell mom, but, his Raspberry Pi and “parent detector” are hidden in this unassuming tissue box.

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Working through some robotics in Intermediate III. Using MeArm, Python and Raspberry Pi with ServoBlaster from Richard Ghirst.

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Raspberry Heights Workshop – Maker Faire Reunion

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Hi fellow Makers!

Raspberry Heights Workshop will be at the World Maker Faire next weekend in New York City. We are making a big call out to our alumni and supporters. If you have taken a class or have been a supporter of Raspberry Heights, please stop by our booth for a group photo at 2:00PM on Saturday. Come earlier if you’d like to share your Raspberry Pi project at our booth. Just bring your rig (Pi and any interfacing equipment) and we’ll get you set up.

If you have never taken a class at Raspberry Heights Workshop, Maker Faire is the perfect time to come and ask us questions face to face.

Can’t wait to see you all September 26-27th.

T minus one week for Raspberry Heights Workshop Fall 2015!


There is just one week before our fall classes begin and we are gearing up to deliver an enriching experience for your children.  The Raspberry Heights Workshop is in our third year now and the response has been overwhelming, so, sign up now before we sell out. If you have been coming to the workshop, there’s never been a better time to come back. We can’t wait to show you all about coding, making circuits, controlling servos, connecting sensors and electronics all while using Raspberry Pi computers.

The Raspberry Heights Workshop is a project based workshop for kids ages 6-11 to learn about computers and electronics. The classes are held Sunday mornings in Jackson Heights.

No class September 27 – Come See Us at Maker Faire! – We are inviting our alumni to share what they are working on at the Faire, so contact us if you would like to participate.

Classes begin Sunday September 13th. Visit our registration page to sign up.

Check out this Raspberry Heights Workshop video from New Learning Times.

The Raspberry Heights Workshop is located in Queens, New York City
classes are held at the
Jackson Heights Early Learning Center Annex
7910 34th Ave
Jackson Heights, NY 11372-2437

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Come join us for our third year at Raspberry Heights Workshop.

We are entering our third year teaching kids about computers, electronics and programming.

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Fall Raspberry Pi 2015 classes are now forming for kids 6-11.

Class Dates (Sept 13, 20 & Oct 4, 11)

Register now

There is still a couple spots open for beginners. If you have already been part of the Raspberry Heights Workshop, we have classes for you to continue building your skills and most importantly, having fun along the way. We have new equipment, new software, new tutorials and a great staff to help you on your journey.

Coding for NYC Kids at Raspberry Heights Workshop

Don’t Miss Out! Classes Start This Sunday.


Class Dates (3/22, 3/29, 4/12, 4/19) no class on Easter

Raspberry Heights Workshop is a four session computer class for kids 6-11. They learn to build, configure and program Raspberry Pi computers while having fun in Jackson Heights.

Very happy to be offering our early Spring session.
Now open for registration online.

10 AM Beginners – Learn Computing and Electronics Basics using Raspberry Pi

11 AM Intermediate I – Use MIT’s Scratch to program your own video game

12 PM Intermediate II – Learn Unix Commands and Program Minecraft Pi using Python

1 PM Intermediate III – Take programming into the real world with electronics and physical computing

Sign Up today. Classes begin March 22rd.

If you would like to know more visit our website.

One of Jackson Heights best kept secrets according to Queens Mamas!

Read the article here.

Classes are held at The Jackson Heights Early Learning Center Annex a block away from the Sunday Green Market.

7910 34th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY, US



Bid on NYC’s best @RaspberryPi class for kids #piday #hourofcode

Bidding for good helps schools raise money. Win and you get a great deal on Raspberry Heights Workshop. The winner will be able to register their child for the four session project based workshop. Learn about Raspberry Pi, Scratch, Linux, Minecraft and physical computing with the coolest little computer on the planet.

Bid now, bid often, the auction ends soon.

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Raspberry Heights February 2015 Registration Now Open! (and new class added)

We just announced our schedule for the next session of Raspberry Heights classes and the beginner class is nearly sold out!

Sign up now on our registration page.

In addition to our regularly scheduled classes, we have added Intermediate III level that’s all about physical computing. Now that is something to get excited about.

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Raspberry Heights Workshop adds Wendy Sanchez-Vaynshteyn to team

We are very pleased to welcome Wendy Sanchez-Vaynshteyn to the Raspberry Heights family.
STEM lover and enthusiast. She is a biomedical engineer turned full stack web developer with a passion to explore and problem solve. As a former Madoff, NIH, Howard Hughes and Louis Stokes scholar, Wendy is on a mission to promote a passion for technology and the sciences to others while constantly learning new skills and having fun tackling real world problems.


Raspberry Heights Workshop is Looking for an Intern

Do you know of a young woman or young man interested in technology? We are looking to make our local computer classes for kids even better. If you know a spunky, responsible student that would like to learn, teach and help kids have fun while learning about computers, have them contact me.

I am seeking someone that is a HS senior college student looking to build a resume and earn money on Sunday mornings and occasional Saturdays. Classes are held in Jackson Heights.

@Raspberry_Pi @adafruit @RaspberryHeight