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.
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.
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
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 […]
One STEAM Lesson, 100% More Confidence – “pi-tops Are a Game-Changer” Jerald Jolito is an instructional technologist, science and robotics teacher at Pecos High School in Texas. The school’s mission is to provide excellence in education within a positive, creative atmosphere that empowers students with critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills. Jerald has […]
Three Words to Describe pi-tops? “They. Are. Amazing.” Dean Johnston is the Deputy Headteacher at Corbridge Middle School in Corbridge, north-east England. Corbridge is a popular 9-13 middle school with high academic standards, and a focus on developing successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens. As well as being deputy head, Dean teaches computing technology […]
Are you looking for ways to engage your students more deeply in STEAM? Learning by making is a fantastic way to facilitate hands-on learning where students make, do or build something that’s meaningful to them. Learning by making builds students’ collaborative problem-solving skills, challenges them to think critically, and provides both a sense of achievement […]
What were your school days like? If they were anything like mine, you spent quite a bit of time hoping not to be picked on in physics, struggling with algebra, and staring out of the window while your chemistry teacher read at you from a textbook. I did enjoy design technology though, because it gave […]