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How can AI-based analysis help educators support students?

Reading Time: 8 minutes We are hosting a series of free research seminars about how to teach artificial intelligence (AI) and data science to young people, in partnership with The Alan Turing Institute. In the fifth seminar of this series, we heard from Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design at the University College London (UCL) Knowledge Lab. Rose […]

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How do we develop AI education in schools? A panel discussion

Reading Time: 8 minutes AI is a broad and rapidly developing field of technology. Our goal is to make sure all young people have the skills, knowledge, and confidence to use and create AI systems. So what should AI education in schools look like? To hear a range of insights into this, we organised a panel discussion as part […]

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Immerse Yourself in Arduino EDUvision Season 4

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hopefully you’ve been with us during the roller-coaster ride of Arduino EDUvision season 4, which just came to a close. We’ve had a wonderful time, and the response from the community has been outstanding. Arduino EDUvision began life as a way to compensate for the lack of in-person events during 2020. And now we’ve already live […]

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The machine learning effect: Magic boxes and computational thinking 2.0

Reading Time: 10 minutes How does teaching children and young people about machine learning (ML) differ from teaching them about other aspects of computing? Professor Matti Tedre and Dr Henriikka Vartiainen from the University of Eastern Finland shared some answers at our latest research seminar. Their presentation, titled ‘ML education for K-12: emerging trajectories’, had a profound impact on […]

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Arduino Certification Explained

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Certification Explained Arduino Team — November 12th, 2021 Did you know that Arduino Education offers official certification? It’s aimed at educators who use (or want to use) Arduino kits in their middle school or high school classrooms. Arduino Certification is an online exam that tests your knowledge of electronics and programming. Students, makers, professionals […]

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Introducing Code Club World: a new way for young people to learn to code at home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today we are introducing you to Code Club World — a free online platform where young people aged 9 to 13 can learn to make stuff with code. In Code Club World, young people can: Start out by creating their personal robot avatar Make music, design a t-shirt, and teach their robot avatar to dance! […]

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Cat Lamin on building a global educator family | Hello World #17

Reading Time: 7 minutes In Hello World issue 17, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Cat Lamin talks about how building connections and sharing the burden can help make us better educators, even in times of great stress: “I felt like I needed to play my part” In March 2020, the world suddenly changed. For educators, we jumped from face-to-face teaching […]

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Computer science education is a global challenge

Reading Time: 7 minutes For the last two years, I’ve been one of the advisors to the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, a US-based think tank, on their project to survey formal computing education systems across the world. The resulting education policy report, Building skills for life: How to expand and improve computer science education around […]

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Engaging Black students in computing at UK schools — interview with Joe Arday

Reading Time: 7 minutes On the occasion of Black History Month UK, we speak to Joe Arday, Computer Science teacher at Woodbridge High School in Essex, UK, about his experiences in computing education, his thoughts about underrepresentation of Black students in the subject, and his ideas about what needs to be done to engage more Black students. To start […]

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Hello World’s first-ever special edition is here!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello World, our free magazine for computing and digital making educators, has just published its very first special edition: The Big Book of Computing Pedagogy! “When I started to peruse the draft for The Big Book of Computing Pedagogy, I was simply stunned.” Monica McGill, founder & CEO of CSEDResearch.org This special edition focuses on […]

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Take part in the UK Bebras Challenge 2021 for schools!

Reading Time: 3 minutes The annual UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge is back to provide fun, brain-teasing puzzles for schools from 8 to 19 November! In the free Bebras Challenge, your students get to practise their computational thinking skills while solving a set of accessible, puzzling, and engaging tasks over 40 minutes. It’s tailored for age groups from 6 […]

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Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Reading Time: 5 minutes Join our free online course Introduction to Machine Learning and AI to discover the fundamentals of machine learning and learn to train your own machine learning models using free online tools. Although artificial intelligence (AI) was once the province of science fiction, these days you’re very likely to hear the term in relation to new […]

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Learn the fundamentals of AI and machine learning with our free online course

Reading Time: 5 minutes Join our free online course Introduction to Machine Learning and AI to discover the fundamentals of machine learning and learn to train your own machine learning models using free online tools. Although artificial intelligence (AI) was once the province of science fiction, these days you’re very likely to hear the term in relation to new […]

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Inspiring learners about computing through health and well-being projects | Hello World #17

Reading Time: 5 minutes Your brand-new issue of the free Hello World magazine for computing educators focuses on all things health and well-being, featuring useful tools for educators, great ideas for schools, and inspiring projects, ideas, and resources from teachers around the world! One such project was created by the students of James Abela, Head of Computing at Garden […]