Happy weekend! Time to kick back and catch up on all the education and maker news you might have missed this week. So without further ado, here’s our weekly best of the web reading list.
A few decades ago, students conducting space-based science projects sounded like something from the realms of science fiction. But with the falling cost, not to mention size, of hardware, it’s now much more possible.
As a piece of publicity, you’ve got to admire it. Sell a painting for £1m and as the auctioneer’s gavel hits the mahogany woodwork of Sotheby’s, half shred it before the world’s media.
Back in 2009, technologist Suw Charman-Anderson realised that women were underrepresented on stage at tech events. This problem, she thought, wasn’t caused by a lack of women in tech, but their visibility.
October’s here, and so’s our weekly best of the web reading list. Here are the education stories, subjects and news you need to know about.
October 5th marks World Teachers’ Day, where people celebrate the millions of teachers around the world. But we’ve chosen to celebrate just one…
Artificial Intelligence (AI) often makes the list of things that are ‘just around the corner’ in the forthcoming Fourth Industrial Revolution; swiftly followed by ubiquitous connectivity, full robotic automation, and supercomputing for all.
So long September, you were a blast. To bring the month of mist and mellow fruitfulness to a close, here’s this week’s ‘best of the web’ round-up of articles, posts and content that’s given us food for thought.
It’s no secret that we love maker spaces, and especially the fact that they allow you to get hands-on in an engaging and supportive environment. So when the opportunity to build our own at pi-top HQ in London came up, saying that we were all pretty excited might be an understatement.
At the St. Raymond school in Menlo Park, California, Ken Hawthorn has one goal: ensure that his school is a model for STEAM learning. Ken is a mechanical engineer turned teacher. As a consulting engineer he worked on a wide range of designs – from electric motorcycles to Large-Scale Processor Reference (LSPR) machines and he […]