This year we’re taking over the Bett Arena to host our Learning by Making event for educators, makers, and technology enthusiasts.
Article by Alex Beard “Schooling is not the same as learning,” wrote the authors of the World Bank’s World Development Report for 2018, the first of its kind to be devoted entirely to education. I know what they mean. A decade ago I grabbed an English syllabus and headed off to teach at a south […]
Looking for a new good book to read? Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up some of the best books exploring the past, present and future of making, education and technology. Get these on your bookshelf. Mindstorms: children, computers, and powerful ideas If pi-top had a patron saint it would be Seymour Papert. His 1980 book Mindstorms […]
Welcome to the last weekly-round up for 2018! As always, we’ve collected the best education, maker and technology content that has given us food for thought this week.
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.
Welcome to another week of ‘what we’ve been reading’, our weekly round-up of the latest education, making, and learning stories.
Article by Cathy N. Davidson The conventional wisdom about 21st-century skills holds that students need to master the STEM subjects –science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – and learn to code as well because that’s where the jobs are. It turns out that is a gross simplification of what students need to know and be able […]
When the USSR launched Sputnik 1 sixty one years ago in October 1957, hotly followed by Sputnik 2 the following month, it signalled the start of the Space Race.
Hello friends! Here’s our weekly round-up of the latest and greatest education, making, and learning stories that you should know about.
Twinkly lights are now adorning the streets, and that can only mean one thing: the holiday season is upon us! Here are 12 fun Christmas-themed projects to keep you busy while you’re waiting for Santa to arrive.