The SXSW PanelPicker community voting is now open! Help shape the SXSW Edu Conference program by voting on which sessions you would like to see in March 2019. This year, our very own Graham Brown-Martin (Chief Education and Product) and Dr William Rankin (Director of Learning and Research) have each submitted a panel proposal, and you can vote […]
“Let them try the technology and see what they can do with it” says Dr LaRue Moore of the IT Academy at Kennedy High School in Richmond, California, “because they need to feel like they can succeed in today’s world.” Many of the students at Kennedy High School have more than their fair share of […]
Let’s be clear. Robots are not gunning for our jobs. But they will very soon be gunning for the jobs that many of our parents and grandparents did. While tech companies continue to protest that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies won’t take away human jobs in the near future, the very obvious reality […]
Written by Kevin Chung, IT & Technical Services Manager at House Schools Group (London, UK) House Schools Group joined the pi-top community when each school purchased a dozen pi-tops for its pupils. The group is accustomed to being ahead of the curve in terms of technology integration and so pi-top was an obvious choice to fill […]
Jerald Jolito is an instructional technologist, science and robotics teacher at Pecos High School, Texas. He’s also a pi-top champion. In this article, he tells us why instilling a STEAM mindset is important and how pi-top has helped his school achieve that.
Since 2013 the BCS’ Bedford branch have been running a coding competition for UK schools at Cranfield University to cultivate young computing leaders, and this year, some of the pi-top team were invited along as guests and to present the winning team with a pi-top. Mark Stewart (pi-top CCO) has a long-standing relationship with Cranfield University, one […]
20 July 2018 sees the the return of Moonhack, the record-breaking event organised by Code Club Australia.
If you weren’t one of the lucky ISTE 2018 attendees that managed to grab a copy (they disappeared fast from our booth!), don’t panic, you can enjoy the digital version of the magazine right here: The power of Learning by Making In this second issue, we dive into the purpose of education, why making is so […]
Some of the biggest names in tennis came together on June 27 for the Tim Henman Foundation Pro-Am Doubles Tournament. Once again pi-top was proud to sponsor the event which helps support the foundation’s outreach, scholarships and hospice programmes.
Hot off the press, and perfectly timed for ISTE2018, comes a new report by Lorraine Charles and pi-top’s Director of Learning and Research, Dr William Rankin. ‘Education, Learning and knowledge – a review of research and theory about constructionism and making’ is designed for teachers, administrators and school leaders, and is a fully academically researched paper […]