Computing and sustainability in your classroom | Hello World #19

Reading Time: 5 minutes Issue 19 of our free magazine Hello World, written by and for the computing education community, focuses on the interaction between sustainability and computing, from how we can interact with technology responsibly, to its potential to mitigate climate change. To give you a taste of this brand-new issue, here is primary school teacher Peter Gaynord’s…… Continue reading Computing and sustainability in your classroom | Hello World #19

We’ll see you at CSTA 2022 Annual Conference

Reading Time: 5 minutes Connecting face to face with educators around the world is a key part of our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and it’s something that we’ve sorely missed doing over the last two years. We’re therefore thrilled to be joining over 1000 computing educators in the USA at the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Annual…… Continue reading We’ll see you at CSTA 2022 Annual Conference

A cybersecurity club for girls | Hello World #18

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this article adapted from Hello World issue 18, teacher Babak Ebrahim explains how his school uses a cybersecurity club to increase interest in Computing among girls. Babak is a Computer Science and Mathematics teacher at Bishop Challoner Catholic College Secondary in Birmingham, UK. He is a CAS Community Leader, and works as a CS…… Continue reading A cybersecurity club for girls | Hello World #18

Making the most of Hello World magazine | Hello World #18

Reading Time: 9 minutes Hello World magazine, our free magazine written by computing educators for computing educators, has been running for 5 years now. In the newest issue, Alan O’Donohoe shares his top tips for educators to make the most out of Hello World. Alan has over 20 years’ experience teaching and leading technology, ICT, and computing in schools…… Continue reading Making the most of Hello World magazine | Hello World #18

It’s back: The Hello World podcast for the computing education community

Reading Time: 3 minutes We set out last year to gather more stories, ideas, and inspiration from and for the computing education community in between Hello World magazine issues: we launched the Hello World podcast. On the podcast, we dive deeper into articles from Hello World, and we speak with people from all over the world who work as…… Continue reading It’s back: The Hello World podcast for the computing education community

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…… Continue reading Green information technology and classroom discussions

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…… Continue reading Snapshots from the history of AI, plus AI education resources

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

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 practical…… Continue reading Hello World’s first-ever special edition is here!

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

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

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

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.…… Continue reading Universal design for learning in computing | Hello World #15

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

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