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Learning through the Raspberry PI
Project Overview:
It is a pilot e-learning programme, which will be delivered to students ages 10 - 18 during a six-week summer camp for youth at three locations in Beirut and Mount Lebanon.  Students will be grouped by age such that each section contains students within 3 years of each other.  Each day will consist of two sessions with students attending either the morning or afternoon session.
Pi For Learning represents an e-learning programme delivered both offline and via small computer labs (1 - 10 work stations) with three learning tracks dedicated to students outcomes and one track focused on educator and Field Partner training and support.  The student tracks will focus on basicnumeracy utilizing KA Lite, an offline curriculum platform that allows educators to curate Khan Academy curriculum content for offline delivery.  It is important to note that the system will be optimized for offline delivery so that it can function as a curriculum content and continuing education delivery tool without the need for continuous internet connectivity.  Students will also receive an intensive introduction to computer science and coding utilizing Scratch, a visual programming teaching tool for kids developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT.  
Required posts:  PI Coach - 4 positions available
The Pi Coach is:

A technology student who has completed a min of 2 years of university studies
Available full time in the summer (July 1 to 30 September) specially for the month of August
Creative and interested in innovative projects  
Good team worker with excellent social skills
Systematic in fulfilling the job and reporting on a daily basis
Capable of working with adults and children
Interested in gaining skills to become proficient at the tasks and applications that have to be completed with the teachers
Enjoys sharing knowledge especially with the underserved


Setup and install the Raspberry Pi Lab at the partner organizations
Supports teachers in running and troubleshooting the Pi labs on a daily basis for their lessons
Create small educational games and animations using Scratch
Support teachers using KA Lite software
Provide daily reports using real time monitoring tools
Report to the lead coach

Last modified: 
01 Jul, 2014
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Application Deadline:
Sunday, 20 July 2014
Contract Type:
Part Time
Period of Employment:
July to 30 September
Salary: competitive with the possibility of renewal
Salary Range:
Education Degree:
No Degree Required
Education Degree Details:
A technology student who has completed a min of 2 years of university studies
Experience Requirements:
Arabic Language:
Very Good
English Language:
Very Good
French Language:
Very Good