Quick Wins in the Computing Classroom

Quick Wins in the Computing Classroom

It's good to have long-term plans -- essential, in fact -- but what about the period before those plans come to fruition?

The economist John Maynard Keynes famously said:

"In the long run we're all dead."

The question is, what can you do right now, or tomorrow, to improve your students' experience of Computing?

I like to think in terms of quick wins, things that are fairly easy to implement but which have a disproportionate impact. To give you an idea of what I'm talking about, here are some of the quick wins I've implemented in various roles, and the effect they had:

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cross-posted at www.ictineducation.org

Terry Freedman is an independent educational ICT consultant with over 35 years of experience in education. He publishes the ICT in Education website and the newsletter “Digital Education."