This week the science and engineering world mourned the loss of NASA’s Mars rover, Opportunity. However, not everything has been about lost rovers; from an accessible smart guitar to why you shouldn’t learn a programming language, our weekly ‘best of web’ round-up contains the best education, making, and learning stories that you should know about. […]
Time to kick back and catch up on all the education, technology, learning, and maker news you might have missed this week. So without further ado, here’s our weekly best of the web reading list.
Last year we had a blast seeing you tweet your best pi-top sticker placements (some awesome examples below). So this year, for Bett 2019, we’ve decided again to give you the chance to win a pi-top and some pi-top swag!
Article by Graham Brown-Martin My 10-year-old daughter asked my 80-year-old mother what school had been like when she was little. My mother said, “Probably the same”, and while I don’t think she meant it in the way that it came out, I do think she was absolutely right.
How’s 2019 treating you? It’s always hard to go back to work after a break, so here’s this week’s best of the web round-up with the most interesting education, making, and technology content to help you beat the January blues.
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 […]
Got a book token in your stocking this Christmas and not sure what to spend it on? 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 […]
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.