Twenty-eight-year-old Phuntsho Choden is one of 22 trainees on the UNICEF – funded ‘train the trainers’ programme which is empowering teachers to use the pi-top tools and education philosophy in 10 Youth Centres opening across Bhutan. The following case study was produced by Stephen Carrick-Davies, working in Bhutan overseeing the Bhutan pi-top programme.
Sophia Atherton is a Year 6 teacher and ICT Coordinator at Bonner Primary School in Bethnal Green, London. The school started using pi-top in February 2017 as part of their unique Enrichment programme.
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.
When a teacher got in touch after listening to episode 3 of We Make the Future, what he showed us blew us away.
Cornwall Hill College in Pretoria, South Africa, focuses on providing wide-ranging opportunities and exceptional facilities for students to excel in academic, sporting and cultural spheres, while still retaining traditional values of honesty, integrity, compassion and responsibility.
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.