How do you strike a balance between the immediate needs of students *right now* and an education system's requirements to train teachers to help meet such needs over the long term?
You may have been led to believe that Computer Science is the only game in town as far as the EBacc and league tables are concerned.
Here’s a round-up of forthcoming conferences that may be of interest to teachers who use education technology, or teach ICT or Computing.
West Herts College has signed a five-year agreement with itslearning as a key part of their e-learning strategy.
January wouldn’t be the same without Bett, the mega education technology show/exhibition/conference.
The Hour of Code allows anyone to try out coding for the first time by teaching the basics of computer programming in just sixty minutes.
Are your students yawning, checking their email, launching paper aeroplanes in your lessons? Perhaps you’re making one of these mistakes.
Get them interested first, and your work is made so much easier. Obvious, but worth stating nonetheless.
I had the pleasure of attending one of the RM Technical seminars recently, and it was well worth the time.
It’s all part of my quest to show that computing and ICT can be interesting and enjoyable, and not just for geeks.
When it comes to judging students’ work in Computing and related subjects, there are five things that are crucial to take into account.
It seems to me that one way to avoid the issue or least get around it is to adopt the digital badges approach.
An example of technology being enjoyable is the ‘Hello Lamp Post’ project that ran in Bristol in 2013.