We love it when people hack and mod pi-tops in ways we hadn’t even thought about, and this one is a beauty!
Student Michael Tennant recently returned to Zimbabwe, a country he last saw when he was two years old, to help teach computer science. Here, in his own words, is what he got up to.
All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory day school in Fort Worth, Texas. The school emphasizes leadership, academic rigour, and artistic exposure. Its aim is to provide an engaging and transformational educational experience with inspiring teachers, coaches, and mentors, in a challenging and nurturing learning environment. A group of educators from the school, […]
“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.”
Vehicles from 30 US high schools arrived in Texas to take part in the 25th Solar Car Challenge race in the summer of 2018, each hoping to cover 1,300 miles from Fort Worth, Texas to Palmdale, California. An event like this combining learning by making, engineering and computers had pi-top written all over it – this […]
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.
We have some amazing news! Our operating system, pi-topOS Polaris, is now built on the new and exciting latest release of Raspbian/Debian “Stretch”. This new version is available for download from our website and comes with some nice improvements and changes. Keep reading this blog post to know all about it! What has changed? When […]
A few weeks ago Chris, pi-top’s Mechanical Design Engineer, travelled to Shenzhen to get the pi-top China team more involved with the PiWars project. Up until now, they had only been able to provide help and advice remotely. He did some pi-top work as well (the team attended a Raspberry Pi Jam in Shenzhen), but […]
Early on in the process, pi-top’s Mechanical Design Engineer, Chris started making plans for our robot but everything changed in January after a brief discussion with our CTO Ryan, which led to Robo-Top becoming something of a pi-top Frankenstein’s Monster. As I’m not massively technically-minded, Chris is going to take over the blog post from […]