A new research paper by pi-top’s Dr William Rankin

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, knowledge and learning  –  an overview of theories and research about constructionism and making’ is designed for teachers, administrators and school leaders, and is a fully academically researched paper […]

Case study: Pecos High School

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 recently started […]

Case study: Corbridge Middle School

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 […]

How to add Learning by Making to STEAM Lessons

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 […]