The educational technology (‘EdTech’) sector is booming (some might even say overheating). Startups, as well as major global giants, now offer teachers and schools hundreds of products, projects and hardware like never before. Which is why, in many ways, it’s never been more difficult or confusing for school administrators and teachers when it comes to […]
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.
20 July 2018 sees the the return of Moonhack, the record-breaking event organised by Code Club Australia.
Three Words to Describe pi-tops? “They. Are. Amazing.” Dean Johnston is the Deputy Headteacher at Corbridge Middle School in Corbridge, north-east England. Corbridge is a popular 9-13 middle school with high academic standards, and a focus on developing successful learners, confident individuals, and responsible citizens. As well as being deputy head, Dean teaches computing technology […]
Are you looking for ways to engage your students more deeply in STEAM? Learning by making is a fantastic way to facilitate hands-on learning where students make, do or build something that’s meaningful to them. Learning by making builds students’ collaborative problem-solving skills, challenges them to think critically, and provides both a sense of achievement […]
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 of the window while your chemistry teacher read at you from a textbook. I did enjoy design technology though, because it gave […]