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What we've been reading, week 41

Published on: 10/13/18

Happy weekend! Time to kick back and catch up on all the education and maker news you might have missed this week. So without further ado, here's our weekly best of the web ...

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To infinity and beyond! Exploring space with Raspberry Pi

Published on: 10/12/18

A few decades ago, students conducting space-based science projects sounded like something from the realms of science fiction. But with the falling cost, not to mention size, of ...

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Have makers solved the Banksy shredding mystery?

Published on: 10/09/18

As a piece of publicity, you’ve got to admire it. Sell a painting for £1m and as the auctioneer's gavel hits the mahogany woodwork of Sotheby’s, half shred it before the world’s ...

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Celebrating women in STEM: Ada Lovelace Day

Published on: 10/08/18

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 in ...

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What we've been reading, week 40

Published on: 10/05/18

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

Published on: 10/04/18

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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Is Pearson the Kodak of education?

Published on: 10/03/18

Artificial Intelligence (AI) often makes the list of things that are ‘just around the corner’ in the forthcoming Fourth Industrial Revolution, swiftly followed by ubiquitous ...

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What we've been reading, week 39

Published on: 09/30/18

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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Learning by making: the pi-top desk tidy

Published on: 09/28/18

It's no secret that we love maker spaces, and especially the fact that they allow you to get hands-on in an engaging and supportive environment. So when the opportunity to build ...

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Case study: St Raymond School

Published on: 09/26/18

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. ...

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