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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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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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Case study: how a successful pilot program led All Saints’ to offer new computer science classes

Published on: 09/18/18

All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory day school in Fort Worth, Texas. The school emphasizes leadership, academic rigour, and artistic exposure. Its aim is ...

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Another 15 cool projects you can make with your pi-top

Published on: 09/14/18

In our first '15 cool projects you can make with your pi-top' blog post, we gave you a list of some of our favourite pi-top projects. However, after starting to put together the ...

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15 cool projects you can make with your pi-top

Published on: 09/14/18

At pi-top, we believe that learning occurs best when learners work on projects that matter to them, collaborate with their peers, and take their creative skills beyond the screen.

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The Edtech Podcast Festival

Published on: 08/31/18

One of our favourite podcasts, the Edtech Podcast, is launching a one-day festival on Saturday, September 22nd in London and the pi-topTEAM will be there too! Like the podcast ...

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Eggstreme drop challenge

Published on: 08/28/18

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 ...

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Meetups & Making with pi-top - EdTech Austin

Published on: 08/24/18

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 ...

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