We Make The Future

We Make The Future : Ep08 : Food In Class With Chris Regini

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We Make The Future, a podcast by pi-top, the 'learning by making' company. www.pi-top.com
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We Make The Future : LEGO, science & engineering with Fran Scott
Fran Scott is the co-judge on hit TV show, Legomasters. She's also the science content developer for the Royal Institution, so know s a thing or two about getting kids to explore science, technology and engineering. In this interview Fran tells us about her life and work, and why all kids love to build and make
February 11, 2019
We Make The Future : Series 2 : pi-top [4] & Eben Upton
Welcome to series 2 of We Make The Future, in this special episode we reveal our latest product, the all new pi-top [4], to Raspberry pi inventor Eben Upton. Eben and I also talk about the history of home computing, the future of education, and why all kids have problems they want to solve using technology. And remember, if you're doing something cool and would like to feature on the show, get in touch via twitter, we're @getPiTop
January 23, 2019
We Make The Future : Ep08 : Food In Class With Chris Regini
"We could be in the arctic, we could be in the desert, we could be on Mars" says Middle School teacher Chris Regini. He and his class have turned their school's maker space into a fully automated hydroponic system to better understand the food needs of the future.
December 5, 2018
We Make The Future : Ep7 : Ada Lovelace with Zoe Philpott
27th November 2018 marks 166 years since the death of Ada Lovelace, the original woman in tech. In this episode we meet Zoe Philpott, whose show, Ada, Ada, Ada, brings Lovelace to life via a unique LED dress.
November 26, 2018
We Make The Future : Ep06 : Video, with Dominic Traynor
Dominic Traynor used to be a primary school teacher. After pushing his class hard to exceed their targets for two and a half terms he thought he’d let them wind down with a fun creative project. What happened next was totally unexpected.
November 20, 2018
We Make The Future : Ep05 : The Future, with Mark Stevenson
My guest for this episode is Mark Stevenson, and we discuss our current failing systems of democracy, environmental management, medicine and education. These systems are all creaking under the weight of modern challenges. As the world’s population heads towards 10 billion, we need to act now to radically change our behaviour, habits and value systems. It's exactly how to do that that Mark and I discuss.
November 12, 2018
We Make The Future : Ep04 : Learning through Movement
In this episode we explore physical movement and embodied learning. Alison Swann runs Dance Educates, which works with schools to build movement and creative problem solving into the learning experience. She tells us how learning physically leads to children developing a deeper understanding of a subject.
November 6, 2018
We Make The Future : Ep3 : Polymaths & Gender, with Dr Jess Wade
In episode 3 we explore polymaths, and find out what sort of education you needed to become one. We also hear about gender bias in science. My guest is the physicist, Dr Jessica Wade from Imperial College London, who carries out public engagement work in STEM, particularly in the promotion of physics to girls.
October 29, 2018
We Make the Future : Ep02 : Maker Spaces with The Nerdy Teacher
This episode we explore maker spaces with Nicholas Provenzano, aka The Nerdy Teacher, and author of a new book entitled The Maker Mentality.
October 22, 2018
We Make The Future : Ep01 : Change with Dr William Rankin
Andrew Webb meets teachers, thought leaders, scientists and students and explores the future of education, making and technology. Episode 1 is about 'change' in the classroom, both the rate of it, and lack of it.
October 17, 2018
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