pi-top [4] hero project: weather balloon

In this short series, we speak to the designers and engineers who created our hero projects at Bett Show 2019 to find out how they built them and what problems they overcame.
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The best Valentine's Day maker projects

Whether you're a member of the lonely hearts club or team love, Valentine's Day is a great opportunity to make something for someone that you love. So this year, stay away from ...
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A round-the-world quest to discover the secret of learning

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 ...
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Christmas 1957: Sputnik and making your own TV

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.
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Learning by making: the pi-top desk tidy

It's no secret that we love maker spaces, and especially the fact that they allow you to get hands-on in an engaging and supportive environment. So when the opportunity to ...
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Issue 2 of our 'Learning by Making' magazine is out now

If you weren't one of the lucky ISTE 2018 attendees that managed to grab a copy (they disappeared fast from our booth!), don't panic, you can enjoy the digital version of the ...
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What is learning by making and why does it work?

What were your school days like? If they were anything like mine, you spent quite a bit of time hoping not to be picked on in physics, struggling with algebra, and staring out ...
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