Monthly Archives: November 2013

Video: Pragmatists – visualization of our software development

Pragmatists – visualization of our software development http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulWL2rAAhgE Advertisements

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Article: BBC News – Tiny satellite aims to inspire schoolchildren

BBC News – Tiny satellite aims to inspire schoolchildren http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-25084547

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Article: Learning To Code On The Street

Learning To Code On The Street http://techcrunch.com/2013/11/24/learning-to-code-on-the-street/

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Winner winner chicken dinner

Chuffed to bits, great lesson on Database Normalisation (of all things)! Good interactive activities and getting learners to build the database in each Normal Form helped them to identify the problems! Perfect lesson? Think everything can be improved upon, but … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship – Teenagers wow the world’s tech giants – news – TES

Entrepreneurship – Teenagers wow the world’s tech giants – news – TES.

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Pitching at the right level

One of my observations last week helped me to get my head around things and see things much clearer. The advice – “Your pitching things at too high a level.” It was absolutely right, I was trying to teach everything … Continue reading

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Google Connected Classrooms Offers Virtual Field Trips via Hangouts

http://thenextweb.com/google/2013/11/04/googles-new-connected-classrooms-scheme-offers-teachers-virtual-field-trips-via-google-hangouts/

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There’s mo’ limit!!

November marks the start of the annual campaign Movember, raising awareness of Male cancers and other health issues. Around 13 years ago, my Dad (45 at the time) was diagnosed with Prostate cancer. Anyone who has had this news will … Continue reading

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And so it begins…..

Tomorrow marks the start of the second module of my PGCE, Teaching Experience 1. The last assignment for University in terms of teaching theory has (just) been submitted and now I will focus on delivering lessons, planning and evaluating these … Continue reading

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Computing National Curriculum for Secondary Schools (Key Stage 3 and 4)

Government released National Curriculum from 2014 for Computing National Curriculum (Secondary) – Computing

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