Get your teeth into the history of computer science with our Director of Education, Carrie Anne Philbin, and the team at YouTube’s incredible Crash Course channel. Crash Course Computer Science Preview Starting February 22nd, Carrie Anne Philbin will be hosting Crash Course Computer Science! In this series, we’re going to trace the origins of our modern computers, take a closer look at the ideas that gave us our current hardware and software, discuss how and why our smart devices just keep getting smarter, and even look towards the future! The brainchild of Hank and John Green (the latter of whom is responsible for books such as The Fault in Our Stars and all of my resultant heartbroken tears), Crash Course is an educational YouTube channel specialising in courses for school-age tuition support
This column is from The MagPi issue 56 .
In October last year, with the European Space Agency and CNES , we launched the first ever European Astro Pi challenge. We asked students from all across Europe to write code for the flight of French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Proxima mission. Today, we are very excited to announce the winners! First of all, though, we have a very special message from Thomas Pesquet himself, which comes all the way from space… Thomas Pesquet congratulates Astro Pi participants from space French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet floats in to thank all participants in the European Astro Pi challenge
This column is from The MagPi issue 52 . You can download a PDF of the full issue for free, or subscribe to receive the print edition in your mailbox or the digital edition on your tablet.
Opensource.com Book review: Up to no good with ' Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents' Opensource.com It all started with the Raspberry Pi as a Christmas present, and we started with the Raspberry Pi Education Manual as our guide.
Opensource.com Book review: Up to no good with ' Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents' Opensource.com It all started with the Raspberry Pi as a Christmas present, and we started with the Raspberry Pi Education Manual as our guide. As a free download, it was a very good primer to get started.
This week, we trained our 1000th Raspberry Pi Certified Educator at a Picademy in Cardiff, south Wales. These teachers, librarians and other educators are now equipped to begin sharing the power of digital making with their learners, their local communities and their peers
Raspberry Pi makes inroads into embedded systems New Electronics (blog) But it's Pi's success outside of its original target of the education market that has taken its founders somewhat by surprise. And that has seen the Raspberry Pi Foundation developing devices specifically for industrial applications – the latest being …
Next week brings another opportunity for educators to visit the Raspberry Pi Foundation at Bett 2017 , the huge annual EdTech event in London. We’ll be at ExCeL London from 25-28 January, and we’ll be running more than 50 workshops and talks over the four days. Whether you’re a school teacher or a community educator, there’s something for you: visit our stand (G460) to discover ways to bring the power of digital making to your classroom and beyond.
Raspberry Pi shifts upmarket as it targets Pi Compute Module 3 at industrial systems Computing The Raspberry Pi Foundation is focusing a new option, called the Pi Compute Module 3, at industrial systems as it eyes a shift upmarket and away from its core in the education sector. The modules, however, will remain low cost and are the combined ..