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pi-top Wins Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Back to School 2022

By Deshna Banerjee on Oct 19, 2022 12:26:58 PM

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The pi-top Robotics & Electronics Superset has won “The Best Tools for Back to School” program, in ‘Secondary Education’

Austin, TX, October 7, 2022: Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence program, “The Best Tools for Back to School” is designed to help educators identify the most effective products and solutions that will support their work in any learning environment. 


“As we head into another uncertain year in education, technology will continue to be one of the key drivers for innovation,” says Tech & Learning Group Publisher Christine Weiser. “Our judges chose the winning products recognized here for their versatility, compatibility, value, and ability to help schools solve challenges and support continuous instruction.”


This recent win cements the unique potential of pi-top products in Grades 6-12. The Robotics & Electronics Superset was chosen for its ability to make computer science learning easy and engaging from beginner, block-based coding through advanced AI concepts, all with a single set. 


Included in the Superset is a license to Further, the pi-top online lesson library & teaching platform. Further is designed for the classroom, providing over 125 hours of standards-aligned computer science and robotics content. From step-by-step teacher guides to standards-aligned lessons and comprehensive scope and sequence documents, teachers are guided every step of the way in building a computer science class that students love.


And pi-top is continuing to focus on their mission to make computer science easy and engaging for every student, and teacher. “Our Superset is designed to appeal to a wide variety of students, skill levels, and interests.” says Stephanie Calcott,VP of Marketing. “We want to ensure that students are provided with an understanding of the real-life, physical applications of computer science. The curriculum used with our Robotics and Electronics Superset is true STEAM learning - integrating sciences, arts, and engineering concepts to provide activities that appeal to a wide range of student interests.”


This momentum appears to be sustained with the company recently also making Lead Forensics “100 To Watch - High-Growth Businesses 2022.” We look forward to reporting more big achievements from pi-top.


About pi-top

pi-top provides everything a school needs to implement engaging, standards-aligned computer science lessons with students around the globe. The pi-top computer science ecosystem is centered around Further, the easy-to-use lesson management platform that provides a path for students to grow, from beginner to advanced computer science skills, through real-world STEAM lessons and activities. 


In addition, pi-top’s ecosystem enables integration with computer science products from other manufacturers, extending a school’s investment in all technology. Learn more at pi-top.com or on the pi-top blog. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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