Welcome to this week’s ‘best of the web’ round up of articles, posts and content that’s given us food for thought. EdTech to help close the opportunity gap A new report from Reform out this week examines the role of edtech in closing the gap in opportunity. The paper highlights the different areas where EdTech […]
If you’ve spent some of the summer holidaying in France, you might have come across a vide-grenier (literally ’empty attic’). These bric-a-brac yard sales are full of the sort of reclaimable junk objects that once cleaned up or framed, sell for a hefty mark up in the vintage stores of east London or Williamsburg, New […]
Summer camps and after-school clubs are great fun, and are sometimes where learners get their hands on pi-tops for the very first time. Saturday Kids have been using pi-tops as part of their activities since May this year, in this guest post, they explain how they do it. “Building a computer is part of the […]
Neil Mittal is a teacher at All Saints’ Episcopal School, Texas, USA. He’s also a pi-top champion. In this article, he tells us how he deployed pi-top to not only improve the learning experiences of students but also to get the entire school staff onboard too.
Dan Ryder is a teacher at Mt. Blue High School, Maine USA. He’s also a pi-top champion. In this article, he tells us what learning by making has done for his school, and showcases three specific examples of students’ work.
Vehicles from 30 US high schools arrived in Texas to take part in the 25th Solar Car Challenge race this summer, each hoping to cover 1,300miles from Fort Worth TX to Palmdale, CA. An event like this combining learning by making, engineering and computers had pi-top written all over it, and this year quite literally, as […]
One of the things learners love about pi-top is its bright green case, that and the fact you can open it, look inside and start learning by making.
Emily Swenson is a teacher at Mabel Brasher Elementary Montessori School (Louisiana, US). She’s also a pi-top champion. In this article she tells us how she, with no prior technical knowledge, used pi-top in her school to run amazing experiences
pi-top co-founder and CEO Jesse Lozano scooped not one, but two awards at EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year event held on July 4.
It’s the biggest education tech conference in America, and pi-top was one of the hottest booths on the floor, so here’s what went down when we hit ISTE2018.