Monthly Archives: October 2011

Guardian Tech Weekly podcast: Tech City Talk – Skills and Education

I often listen to this interesting podcast, but this week’s show (the first “Tech City Talk” episode) could not be more relevant to ICT teachers! In this 40 minute podcast from Imperial College London, a panel discusses the role … Continue reading

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BBC News – Can the UK raise it’s game?

Last week BBC newsnight covered the issue of “teaching kids to code” in a short film that made reference to Eric Schmidt’s speech and the lack of Computer Science teaching in schools. The news article and a short clip are … Continue reading

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First real lesson with Microsoft SmallBasic today. Used the excellent “SmallBasic Curriculum” lesson presentations that they provide, which worked well and saved a lot of planning/resource effort (although it took nowhere near 30 minutes for students to complete most tasks!). … Continue reading

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