For some time now I've been collating the books together in one place, on myBook Recommendations page.
I thought it might be interesting and helpful to share some of my best and worst experiences of teaching ICT or Computing.
Are you too old or too young? Clicking the button runs a VBA script, as explained in an article in Digital Education.
You, as the head honcho, are responsible for the whole shebang: making sure the marks are in, grades awarded, and reports to parents out. All in the next week or two.
Even if you are in a small school, or a large school but with no team, you may still be able to give your pupils the experience of addressing real problems through computing and ICT.
If you don't know what's going on under the hood, you can't really make a reasonable judgement as to its accuracy.
What happens when something goes wrong with the technology? That is to say, what is the process of getting it sorted out?"
Every so often someone comes out with the idea that we don't need knowledge (or teachers or even schools).
As a technology co-ordinator or teacher, there is much you can do to prevent your beloved subject being marginalised and possibly scrapped.
As I’ve mentioned before,a useful discussion forum is the ICT and Computing Teachers Group inFacebook.
What they all have in common is that they look horrible, and by so doing they deter you wanting to use them.
Whether you’re on your own or part of a team, I’d thoroughly recommend joining a community or several. Why?
Journalists often seem to get it wrong when it comes to reporting educational research, and they seem to love it when they can go with a headline like “Schools wasting money on useless technology”.
There are a number of things you can do to help the principal realise that, whether or not ed tech benefits students everywhere else, it absolutely does benefit them right here, in your school.