This is the last of a series of posts that talks about a few things that schools could invest in to improve and enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math’s) Education. They each contribute to the bigger picture of making schools challenging, fun, exciting and desirable places to be.
The complete list of posts are:
- Lets Make Things! - Using Technology to Innovate in STEM (5 of 5): Games Design (#Kodu #Scratch #ProjectSpark)
I’ve been quite overwhelmed with the response to the posts and the amount of hits they have generated – which indicates to me that this is a pretty hot topic. As a result I intent to add a further five posts some time in the new academic year.
One thing that I did want to give a quick mention to is the Raspberry Pi. The Rasberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools.
These little bits of kit have got huge potential and it would be great to see them being used more in schools. I would also be keen to hear from any school using them as part of the curriculum and not just as an after school or computer club.