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Celebrating the community: Yolanda

Reading Time: 3 minutes So far in our series of community stories, we’ve collaborated with young people from the UK, India, and Romania who are getting creative with technology to change the world around them. Our next community story comes from a highly regarded community member who has been connecting young people with opportunities to learn and create with […]

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Possibilities of the Raspberry Pi — from Code Club to Coolest Projects USA

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yolanda Payne is a veteran teacher and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. After discovering a love for computers at an early age (through RadioShack Tandy), Yolanda pursued degrees in Instructional/Educational Technology at Mississippi State University, the University of Florida, and the University of Georgia. She has worked as an instructional designer, webmaster, and teacher, and she […]

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Puerto Rico’s First Raspberry Pi Educator Workshop

Reading Time: 3 minutes Earlier this spring, an excited group of STEM educators came together to participate in the first ever Raspberry Pi and Arduino workshop in Puerto Rico. Their three-day digital making adventure was led by MakerTechPR’s José Rullán and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Alex Martínez. They ran the event as part of the Robot Makers challenge organized […]

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Tackling climate change and helping the community

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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, […]