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Green information technology and classroom discussions

Reading Time: 5 minutes The global IT industry generates as much CO2 as the aviation industry. In Hello World issue 17, we learn about the hidden impact of our IT use and the changes we can make from Beverly Clarke, national community manager for Computing at School and author of Computer Science Teacher: Insight Into the Computing Classroom. Beverly […]

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Snapshots from the history of AI, plus AI education resources

Reading Time: 6 minutes In Hello World issue 12, our free magazine for computing educators, George Boukeas, DevOps Engineer for the Astro Pi Challenge here at the Foundation, introduces big moments in the history of artificial intelligence (AI) to share with your learners: The story of artificial intelligence (AI) is a story about humans trying to understand what makes […]

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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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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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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 […]

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How do you use data to solve a real-world problem? | Hello World #16

Reading Time: 6 minutes In our brand-new issue of Hello World magazine, editor Gemma Coleman speaks to Kate Farrell from Data Education in Schools to discuss the importance of teaching data to help students navigate the world. The big theme of issue 16 of Hello World is data science and data literacy, and on how to teach those topics […]

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The all-new Hello World podcast for educators interested in computing and digital making

Reading Time: 2 minutes There is growing momentum behind the idea of putting computing, computer science, and digital making at the heart of modern education. At the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we want to connect with and support computing educators, both inside and outside of the classroom. Hello World magazine, which we started in 2017, is a platform to help […]

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Universal design for learning in computing | Hello World #15

Reading Time: 7 minutes In our brand-new issue of Hello World magazine, Hayley Leonard from our team gives a primer on how computing educators can apply the Universal Design for Learning framework in their lessons. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for considering how tools and resources can be used to reduce barriers and support all learners. […]

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“Tinkering is an equity issue” | Hello World #14

Reading Time: 8 minutes In the brand-new issue of Hello World magazine, Shuchi Grover tells us about the limits of constructionism, the value of formative assessment, and why programming can be a source of both joy and angst. How much open-ended exploration should there be in computing lessons? This is a question at the heart of computer science education […]

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What are the effects of the pandemic on education? | Hello World #13

Reading Time: 3 minutes How has computing education changed over the last few months? And how will the coronavirus pandemic affect education in the long term? In the introduction to our newest issue of Hello World, our CEO Philip Colligan reflects on the incredible work of front-line educators, and on the challenges educators and students will face. In just […]

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The Raspberry Pi Press store is looking mighty fine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eagle-eyed Raspberry Pi Press fans might have noticed some changes over the past few months to the look and feel of our website. Today we’re pleased to unveil a new look for the Raspberry Pi Press website and its online store. Did you know? Raspberry Pi Press is the publishing imprint of Raspberry Pi (Trading) […]

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Using Raspberry Pi for deeper learning in education

Reading Time: 7 minutes Using deeper learning as a framework for transformative educational experiences, Brent Richardson outlines the case for a pedagogical approach that challenges students using a Raspberry Pi. From the latest issue of Hello World magazine — out today! A benefit of completing school and entering the workforce is being able to kiss standardised tests goodbye. That […]

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Exploring the interface of ecology, mathematics, and digital making | Hello World #11

Reading Time: 5 minutes In Hello World issue 11, Pen Holland and Sarah Wyse discuss how educators and students can get closer to the natural world while honing maths and computing skills. Using a Raspberry Pi, you too can join this citizen science collaboration. Connectedness to nature as measured by the Nature Connection Index is currently the lowest in young people […]

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Using data to help a school garden

Reading Time: 7 minutes Chris Aviles, aka the teacher we all wish we’d had when we were at school, discusses how his school is in New Jersey is directly linking data with life itself… Over to you, Chris. Every year, our students take federal or state-mandated testing, but what significant changes have we made to their education with the […]