The Raspberry Pi Christmas shopping list 2018

Looking for this year’s perfect something to put under the tree ‘from Santa’? Well, look no further than right here — it’s time for our traditional Christmas shopping list! Woohoo! Which Raspberry Pi?

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From inspiration to innovation: Hands-On Coding blocks

Marcos Navas is a Union City Technology Facilitator with Union City school district in New Jersey and an active member of the maker, STEM, and coding communities. He was part of the first cohort of Raspberry Pi Certified Educators in the United States. Recently, he completed a fellowship with IDEO’s Teachers Guild and launched Hands-on Coding , a company that makes physical coding blocks for learners

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The National Centre for Computing Education: your questions answered

Last week was a very exciting week for us, with the announcement of the National Centre for Computing Education: funded programmes for computing teachers and students for the next four years, to really support the growth and profile of our subject. For me and many others involved in this field over the last decade, it’s an amazing opportunity to have this level of financial support for Computing — something we could previously only dream of. Everybody at Raspberry Pi is very excited about being involved in this important work! Some background A new Computing curriculum was introduced in England in September 2014, and it comprises three strands: computer science, information technology, and digital literacy

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Raspbian update: first-boot setup wizard and more

After a few months of hiding in a dark corner of the office muttering to myself (just ask anyone who sits near me how much of that I do…), it’s time to release another update to the Raspberry Pi desktop with a few new bits and a bunch of bug fixes (hopefully more fixes than new bugs, anyway). So, what’s changed this time around? Setup wizard One of the things about Raspbian that has always been a bit unhelpful is that when a new user first boots up a new Pi, they see a nice desktop picture, but they might not have much of an idea what they ought to do next.

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Collyer’s college wins Raspberry Pi coding competition – West Sussex County Times

West Sussex County Times Collyer's college wins Raspberry Pi coding competition West Sussex County Times Collyer's college has won PA Consulting's annual Raspberry Pi programming competition for its age category. The event saw the UK's brightest innovators from schools across the country compete in the final of PA Consulting Group's sixth annual Raspberry …

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2018 Picademy dates in the United States

Cue the lights! Cue the music! Picademy is back for another year stateside. We’re excited to bring our free computer science and digital making professional development program for educators to four new cities this summer — you can apply right now

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CoderDojo: 2000 Dojos ever

Every day of the week, we verify new Dojos all around the world, and each Dojo is championed by passionate volunteers. Last week, a huge milestone for the CoderDojo community went by relatively unnoticed: in the history of the movement, more than 2000 Dojos have now been verified! 2000 Dojos This is a phenomenal achievement for a movement that’s just six years old and powered by volunteers. Presently, there are more than 1650 active Dojos running weekly, fortnightly, or monthly, and all of them are free for participants — for example, the Dojos run by Joel Bayubasire in Kampala, Uganda: Empowering refugee children This week, Joel set up his second Dojo and verified it on our global map.

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The Raspberry Pi Jam Takes over the Princess – channel5belize

Channel 7 Daily News The Raspberry Pi Jam Takes over the Princess channel5belize It was created in 2008 and first brought to Belize seven years later. But the Raspberry Pi computer has become the base of the Public Utilities Commission's Young Innovators Program. The P.U.C.'s vision is to support the country's future inventors ..

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Get social: connecting with Raspberry Pi

Fancy connecting with Raspberry Pi beyond the four imaginary walls of this blog post? Want to find ways into the conversation among our community of makers, learners, and educators?

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