New Picademy North America dates for 2019

Hooray, Picademy is back! We’re excited to bring our free computer science and digital making professional development program for educators to three new cities this summer: Picademy 2019 dates We’re thrilled to kick off our 2019 season, partnering with three new venues: we’ll be at Computer History Museum in the Bay Area the first week in June, at the University of California, Irvine in July, and at the Toronto Public Library in the second week in August.

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Staff Picademy and the sacrificial Babbage

Refill the coffee machine, unpack the sacrificial Babbages, and refresh the micro SD cards — it’s staff Picademy time! Staff Picademy Once a year, when one of our all-staff meeting brings together members of the Raspberry Pi team from across the globe, we host staff Picademy at our office. It’s two days of making and breaking where the coding-uninitiated — as well as the more experienced people! — are put through their paces and rewarded with Raspberry Pi Certified Educator status at the end. Lest we forget the sacrificial Babbages and all they have done in the name of professional development What is Picademy?

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Picademy North America 2018: That’s a Wrap!

Hooray! We’re celebrating our third season leading educator training in North America. That’s 20 Picademy workshops in 11 cities with 791 happy teachers graduating as Raspberry Pi Certified Educators. This summer was particularly rich with successes, challenges, and lessons learned — let’s take a closer look: Andrew Collins on Twitter That’s a wrap on #Picademy North America 2018! We welcomed over 300 educators in Denver, Jersey City, Atlanta and Seattle to the @Raspberry_Pi community.

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Coolest Projects: it’s for the whole family!

Wherever in the world I meet members of the Raspberry Pi community, I am always amazed by their enthusiasm for learning and making. And I often meet families that are enjoying computing together: kids who have introduced their parents to something that’s a whole new world for them, adults who are sharing a hobby they love with their children or grandchildren or nieces and nephews, and whole families that are learning alongside one another

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Making with Raspberry Pi – SmartBrief

SmartBrief Making with Raspberry Pi SmartBrief I recently attended Picademy, a two-day professional development program sponsored by the Raspberry Pi Association and designed to help educators with their digital making and computing projects. Raspberry Pi is a computer for both learning and … Price drop! Learn how to master Raspberry Pi 3 for under $20 Android Authority (blog) all 2 news articles »

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Making with Raspberry Pi | SmartBrief – SmartBrief

SmartBrief Making with Raspberry Pi | SmartBrief SmartBrief I recently attended Picademy, a two-day professional development program sponsored by the Raspberry Pi Association and designed to help educators with … Price drop! Learn how to master Raspberry Pi 3 for under $20 … Android Authority (blog) all 2 news articles »

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Celebrating our teachers

The end of the academic year is here, and we are marking the occasion by celebrating teachers from all over the world. For those about to teach, we salute you. Since last September, we’ve run a whole host of programmes that teachers have been involved in

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Tackling climate change and helping the community

In today’s guest post, seventh-grade students Evan Callas, Will Ross, Tyler Fallon, and Kyle Fugate share their story of using the Raspberry Pi Oracle Weather Station in their Innovation Lab class, headed by Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Chris Aviles . United Nations Sustainable Goals The past couple of weeks in our Innovation Lab class, our teacher, Mr Aviles, has challenged us students to design a project that helps solve one of the United Nations Sustainable Goals

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Four days of STEAM at Bett 2018

If you’re an educator from the UK, chances are you’ve heard of Bett. For everyone else: Bett stands for British Education Technology Tradeshow. It’s the El Dorado of edtech, where every street is adorned with interactive whiteboards, VR headsets, and new technologies for the classroom

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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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