Spark Fun Electronics launches online learning portal
Online portal learn.sparkfun.com, part of the the new education initiative of Boulder based SparkFun electronics has launched, announces a press release today. The program is part of the company’s new Department of Education and aims to bring embedded electronics technology into classrooms. The Education Department plans to host workshops at various locations across the country and will continue to expand the curriculum of classes offered onsite at the SparkFun headquarters in Boulder. The company is also in the process of developing online classes.
“We are excited to have a new platform for continuing our mission to lower the age and technical barriers of entry into this exciting world of technology and electronics,” said Levkoff. “Our hope is that the open source model SparkFun embraces as a company will improve the overall affordability and accessibility of technology and will greatly enhance a student’s classroom experience while learning about the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). We want to support a community that is dedicated to sharing knowledge and reigniting the passion for learning, playing and creating.”
Read the full release here.