Hot stuff! pi-top helps schools compete in the heat of the Solar Car Challenge

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, ...
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Success study: how the pi-top is changing the game in a small town

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 ...
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The British Computer Society's School Challenge 2018

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 ...
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Moonhack 2018: get kids coding

20 July 2018 sees the the return of Moonhack, the record-breaking event organised by Code Club Australia.
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Case study: Pecos High School

One STEAM Lesson, 100% More Confidence – “pi-tops Are a Game-Changer” Jerald Jolito is an instructional technologist, science and robotics teacher at Pecos High School in ...
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PiWars 2018 retrospective

Let’s be honest. When we decided to submit a team for Pi Wars 2018 we had no idea of what we were getting ourselves into. “Designing and building a robot? That should be fun" ...
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Case study: Corbridge Middle School

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 ...
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How to create your own quick reaction game

Here at pi-top we love using Scratch with our physical computing projects so we decided it would be a good idea to share with you one of our favourite projects in honour of ...
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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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PiWars 2018 - Frankentop Mechanical Build pt.3

This post is a super quick update on the new design direction our robot chassis has taken. Basically earlier the week, it was decided for the robot chassis to be 3D printed to ...
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