Programming with Simon

A way to use the popular Simon game to teach programming after you have used it to teach soldering.

So your students soldered together our Simon game. It was easy, it was fun and your students learned how to solder. Now you're wondering what's next. Using just an FTDI and the Simon games you can teach your students the basics of programming necessary to program microcontrollers.

Concepts that will be covered include:

  • Software setup
  • Input
  • Output
  • Digital
  • Analog
  • Serial Communication
  • Internal pull-up resistors


Programming with Simon (PPT)


Arduino Programming with a SparkFun Simon by Lindsay Craig

This material is intended for use with the SparkFun Simon Kit

Courtesy of SparkFun