Celebrating women in STEM: Ada Lovelace Day

Back in 2009, technologist Suw Charman-Anderson realised that women were underrepresented on stage at tech events. This problem, she thought, wasn't caused by a lack of women ...
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What we've been reading, week 40

October's here, and so's our weekly best of the web reading list. Here are the education stories, subjects and news you need to know about.
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World Teachers' Day: the life of Joe Bower

October 5th marks World Teachers’ Day, where people celebrate the millions of teachers around the world. But we’ve chosen to celebrate just one…
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What we've been reading, week 39

So long September, you were a blast. To bring the month of mist and mellow fruitfulness to a close, here's this week's 'best of the web' round-up of articles, posts and content ...
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Case study: St Raymond School

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 ...
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What we've been reading, week 38

So how's the new term going? If you've had a manic week and haven't had time to stop and read interesting education stories from around the world, don't worry, we've done it ...
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Interview: Mitchel Resnick, MIT Media Lab

Mitchel Resnick is the Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Amongst his group’s many achievements is the programming language, called Scratch, that ...
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What we've been reading, week 37

Welcome to this week's 'best of the web' round up of articles, posts and content that's given us food for thought.
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Maps, memory and the banning of mobiles in French schools

If you’ve spent some of the summer holidaying in France, you might have come across a vide-grenier (literally 'empty attic'). These bric-a-brac yard sales are full of the sort ...
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The Edtech Podcast Festival

One of our favourite podcasts, the Edtech Podcast, is launching a one-day festival on Saturday, September 22nd in London and the pi-topTEAM will be there too! Like the podcast ...
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