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
When it comes to any revolution, pi-top believes in backing up the talk with action – or, in this case, by making! We partnered with EdTech Austin, a local volunteer-led and organized Meetup group who, in their own words “…challenge our community to think through ways in which technology can enhance and promote real learning […]
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.
Let’s be clear. Robots are not gunning for our jobs. But they will very soon be gunning for the jobs that many of our parents and grandparents did. While tech companies continue to protest that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies won’t take away human jobs in the near future, the very obvious reality […]
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.
Since 2013 the BCS’ Bedford branch have been running a coding competition for UK schools at Cranfield University to cultivate young computing leaders, and this year, some of the pi-top team were invited along as guests and to present the winning team with a pi-top. Mark Stewart (pi-top CCO) has a long-standing relationship with Cranfield University, one […]