Roominate: Make It Yours!
The toy that makes every young girl an artist, an engineer, an architect, and a visionary!
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For example, Udemy, a web platform that allows anyone to host and take online classes, this morning announced that its top ten instructors earned a combined $1.6 million over the last 12 months.
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Thailand looks set to proceed with the widest educational tablet deployment to date, after the country’s government finally signed an initial $32.8 million (1.02 billion THB) contract for a project that aims to deploy close to a million devices across the nation’s schools. (via Thailand Inks $32.8 Million Deal for One-Tablet-Per-Child Initiative)
Paul Higgins: Otto . My first instinct was ” one more thing to learn, not sure I have the energy”. That is from someone interested in technology and the future. Does that mean a whole lot of people get left behind?
Campfire Film Festival
I am doing the opneing Keynote tomorrow for the Campfire Film Festival here in Melbourne at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image at Federation Square.
Campfire is a not for profit organisation that links together short film makers and teachers to find new ways to teach and inspire kids around the big issues in life.
I think they still have some tickets left if you are quick
Go to http://campfire.org.au/cff2012 to book.
It is a fantastic opportunity to see what they are doing and get involved if your are interested in education or want to see if your school should get on board.
The Raspberry Pi is a very basic looking micro-board that hides a sophisticated computer – the UK developers behind the computer expect other companies, hackers and DIYers to add their own peripherals and even casing. What’s buzzing the technology scene is the price. At $25 plus shipping, the inventors believe that the Raspberry Pi can revolutionize education – but they don’t expect its impact to just stop there. PSFK spoke to the Executive Director of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Eben Upton, about what he and his team had created and the changes it might help create.
OK. The dumb question: Why does your computer look like one of those cards you stick in the back of a desktop computer? It’s not quite as cute as an iPad. Where’s the shell?
We’re expecting community members to design (and sell) their own shells for the device. In fact, both our distribution partners (element14/Premier Farnell and RS Components) will be marketing their own shells too.
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