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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 http://www.dendigitalekant.dk/

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Carrie Anne Philbin

October 30, 2014
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  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 RaspberryPi.org
  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