ISTE 2018 - Show Preview

The ed tech community will descend on Chicago, Illinois, on June 24 for ISTE 2018 and the pi-top team will be there too. We’re buzzing with excitement and have lots of amazing ...
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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 ...
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PiWars 2018 retrospective

Let’s be honest. When we decided to submit a team for Pi Wars 2018 we had no idea of what we were getting ourselves into. “Designing and building a robot? That should be fun" ...
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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 ...
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How to create your own quick reaction game

Here at pi-top we love using Scratch with our physical computing projects so we decided it would be a good idea to share with you one of our favourite projects in honour of ...
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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 ...
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What is learning by making and why does it work?

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 ...
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The new pi-topOS update is here!

We have some amazing news! Our operating system, pi-topOS Polaris, is now built on the new and exciting latest release of Raspbian/Debian "Stretch". This new version is ...
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PiWars 2018 - Frankentop Mechanical Build pt.3

This post is a super quick update on the new design direction our robot chassis has taken. Basically earlier the week, it was decided for the robot chassis to be 3D printed to ...
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