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A Small Computer - A Giant Game Changer for Education

A Small Computer - A Giant Game Changer for Education

How the Raspberry Pi is transforming education with a low cost, credit card sized computer and an open source program to train teachers and share free resources. Presentation given at Den Digitale 2014


Carrie Anne Philbin

October 30, 2014


  1. A Small Computer a giant game changer for education

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  8. What is a Raspberry Pi?

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  10. Why Raspberry Pi? cheap! a classroom solution Control real world

    objects Pupil Premium Project based learning Community Free resources & training
  11. Raspberry Pi Community

  12. Why teach computing? Humans need not apply children are creative,

    imaginative, and not afraid of failure social mobility empowering Diversity in tech
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  14. The Computing Curriculum new > “From 5, children will learn

    to code and program, with algorithms, sequencing, selection and repetition; ! from 11, how to use at least 2 programming languages to solve computational problems; to design … computational abstractions that model the state and behaviour of real- world problems and physical systems; and how instructions are stored and executed within a computer system.” ! ! Michael Gove - UK Secretary for Education > ex
  15. Help for Educators Raspberry Jam Events Code Club attend Picademy

  16. Picademy free for teachers two days of fun learning Pi

    certification for educators a network of Pi teachers sharing
  17. Help for Educators Raspberry Jam Events Code Club Use &

    contribute to free & open Raspberry Pi Resources attend Picademy
  18. Teach Learn Make with Raspberry Pi

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  20. Collaboration MissPhilbin

  21. Academics Industry Experts Teachers Amazing things happen when we collaborate!

    Share & Collaborate
  22. Sonic Pi π ) ) ) Computing and the arts

  23. Example Sonic Pi Live demo

  24. Competitions

  25. Tutorials for kids @geekgurldiaries Adventures in Raspberry Pi

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  28. Carrie Anne Philbin @MissPhilbin