Sophia Atherton is a Year 6 teacher and ICT Coordinator at Bonner Primary School in Bethnal Green, London. The school started using pi-top in February 2017 as part of their unique Enrichment programme.
Hello friends! Welcome back to another week of ‘what we’ve been reading’, and this week we’ve a bumper selection of the education, making, and learning stories that you should know about.
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 teacher. As a consulting engineer he worked on a wide range of designs – from electric motorcycles to Large-Scale Processor Reference (LSPR) machines and he […]
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 […]
Article by Darryl Samuel I’m currently studying for a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in computer science at King’s College London. I also volunteer at my son’s primary school – St James the Great Primary school in Croydon UK
Sam Page is the Head of Computer Science at Westminster School (London, UK)
“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.”
Dan Ryder is a teacher at Mt. Blue High School, Maine USA. He’s also a pi-top champion. In this article, he tells us what learning by making has done for his school, and showcases three specific examples of students’ work.
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.