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Raspberry Jam 3.0 – The best one yet…

November 10th 2012

ICT Coordinator Raspberry Pi

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So it was time again for the Raspberry Jam’s becoming a more and more exciting event in my calendar. As an educator that doesn’t even have their own Pi yet it may seem an odd thing to regularly attend but it’s exciting to see what people are developing and chat to people who have the… Continue Reading.

Raspberry Jam 2.0 – Adults enjoy learning too!

September 30th 2012

CPD Digital Leaders ICT Coordinator

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Talking through how to set up a Raspberry Pi from opening the box

Raspberry Jam

August 27th 2012

CPD ICT Coordinator Raspberry Pi

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This week I attended the first Raspberry Jam at The Museum of Computing, Bletchley. I currently do not own a Raspberry Pi device yet but I am interested in getting one and wanted to see what uses other people were making of them. I enjoyed the meeting, there was a variety of people (although I… Continue Reading.

PyConUK 2016: A unique experience

November 6th 2016

CPD ICT Coordinator Raspberry Pi

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PyConUK is a very unique experience. I must admit, it’s the only programmer conference I have ever been to, but compared to educational conferences that I attend – PyConUK has a very different feel. This year was my third visit to PyCon as a Teacher and I still notice it. What is PyConUK? If you’ve… Continue Reading.

Pycon: Education Track 2014

September 20th 2014

Computing CPD ICT Coordinator

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Pycon: Educators meet Industry Professionals and unite! Teachers are doing a fabulous job at tackling the new curriculum and as we continue our learning journey we need to make use of communities around us who are willing to help. Programming is new to many teachers, but there are loads of people who do it all… Continue Reading.

A Brave New World: The Computing Curriculum Unleashed

June 25th 2014

CPD ICT Coordinator

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This week marked my school staff’s first official introduction into the new Computing curriculum. I, myself, have been on a big journey since the Computing Programme of Study was first announced. When I first heard about it I was surprised and shocked, would we be able to teach this? How on earth would I be… Continue Reading.

Computing not ICT!

June 16th 2014

ICT Coordinator

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Computing not ICT is really a false title. Although there has been a name-change, if you look closely at the curriculum most of it we were already teaching. ICT hasn’t gone anywhere at all and the old ‘control’ strand links nicely with a lot of the programming and algorithms objectives! Anyway, after lots of hard… Continue Reading.

CamJam

May 14th 2014

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If you’re looking for a way to seek Computing professionals who are willing to share their ideas and expertise ready for you to transform into classroom practice then CamJam is for you! As an Educator attending CamJam is a great way to have new experiences, remember what it is like to be a learner and… Continue Reading.

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Contributed four lesson plans surrounding embedding the use of tablets to enhance learning in Science for Switched on iPad: Science

Teaching with Tablets

Contributed two chapters titled ‘Visible Learning’ and ‘Children as Researchers’ in Teaching with Tablets

Planning the Primary National Curriculum

Contributed some annotated lesson plans to model what to consider when ‘Planning Computing’ in Planning the Primary National Curriculum

Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools

Contributed a lesson and some discussion (half a chapter) ‘Extending Computing to Meet Individual Needs in KS2’ in Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools

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