This year we’ve shared many wonderful stories about educators, makers and technology enthusiasts from all over the world on our blog. And so looking back (and according to our stats) these are the ones you enjoyed, shared and read the most.
At the St. Raymond school in Menlo Park, California, Ken Hawthorn has one goal: ensure that his school is a model for STEAM learning. Ken is a mechanical engineer turned teacher. As a consulting engineer he worked on a wide range of designs – from electric motorcycles to Large-Scale Processor Reference (LSPR) machines and he […]
Sam Page is the Head of Computer Science at Westminster School (London, UK)
“Let them try the technology and see what they can do with it” says Dr LaRue Moore of the IT Academy at Kennedy High School in Richmond, California, “because they need to feel like they can succeed in today’s world.”
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
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 […]