Hello World Issue 3: Approaching Assessment

It’s the beginning of a new school year, and the latest issue of Hello World is here! Hello World is our magazine about computing and digital making for educators, and it’s a collaboration between The Raspberry Pi Foundation and Computing at School , part of the British Computing Society . In issue 3, our international panel of experts takes an in-depth look at assessment in computer science. Approaching assessment, and much more Our cover feature explores innovative, practical, and effective approaches to testing and learning.

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Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet

Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis in a classroom setting. PiNet , which allows teachers to centrally manage a whole classroom’s worth of Pis, makes administrating a fleet of Pis easier

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Raspberry Pi Certified Educators shine at ISTE 2017

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the 2017 ISTE Conference & Expo , which saw over 20,000 educators convene in San Antonio earlier this summer. As a new Raspberry Pi Foundation team member , I was thrilled to meet the many Raspberry Pi Certified Educators (RCEs) in attendance. They came from across the country to share their knowledge, skills, and advice with fellow educators interested in technology and digital making

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European Astro Pi: Mission complete

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.

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Crash Course Computer Science with Carrie Anne Philbin

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

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European Astro Pi Challenge winners

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

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