What we've been reading, week 10

Here's our weekly round-up of the latest and greatest education, making and learning news.
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pi-top [4] hero project: humanoid robot

In this short series, we speak to the designers and engineers who created our hero projects at Bett Show 2019 to find out how they built them and what problems they overcame.
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The girl and the bull

In March 2017, the city of New York woke up with a new neighbour: the Fearless Girl. The bronze statue depicts a girl who, as originally installed, faced a much larger and ...
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Can you use a pi-top for microsurgery training?

As we've discussed before on this blog, we're constantly amazed when people use our products in ways we'd not even thought of. So when Michael Axelsson and Bill Williams got in ...
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From code to cake! A recipe for 'learning by making' for younger children

In this essay, two of pi-top's learning team explore how to bring social constructionism and learning by making to the under 12s.
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What we've been reading, week 9

Hello March, hello weekend! Welcome back to another week of ‘what we’ve been reading’, our weekly round-up with the best education, making and learning stories that you should ...
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Why is it hard to learn about learning (a brief history of indoor lighting)

This keynote was delivered at our Bett Show 2019 fringe event, Learning by Making, by Dr William Rankin PhD, Founder of Unfold Learning and former Director of Learning & ...
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pi-top [4] hero project: weather balloon

In this short series, we speak to the designers and engineers who created our hero projects at Bett Show 2019 to find out how they built them and what problems they overcame.
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Scratch and education

In the latest episode of our podcast, We Make The Future, we explore the world of Scratch visual programming.
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Here's Raspberry Pi CEO, Eben Upton, on the pi-top [4]

Eben Upton is the CEO and inventor of the Raspberry Pi, the computer that powers the pi-top family. So it was only fair that we gave him exclusive access to our latest product.
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