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Creativity in Schools (and how ICT might fit in)

I had an interesting discussion with my better half this evening about ADHD. She works at a local Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) office. When one family missed an appointment to discuss a child and ADHD today, the … Continue reading

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Twitter Test

I would like to set the new Perins school website to “tweet” when a news story is added. This is a test from my personal wordpress account (with schoolblogger) and my personal twitter account. Using the “WP to Twitter” plugin … Continue reading

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SmallBasic

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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Introducing GCSE Computing

This year we have introduced the (pilot) OCR GCSE Computing course. It was entirely optional, but available to most students. In Year 10, we have a class of 19 students (all boys). In Year 9 (we now have a three … Continue reading

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Tony Sale

I was incredibly shocked to learn that Tony Sale (whom I met in person at Bletchley Park just a few weeks ago) passed away: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14720180 I was genuinely inspired by the museum tour that he gave whilst I was there … Continue reading

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