I am very keen to work with software developers in school – this has a huge benefit for both parties. The children get to met/talk/work with real life programmers, coders and artists and for the company they get invaluable market research. On Monday afternoon the team from Education Games Network, who run Wordia.com, spent the [...]
Archive for May, 2012
So the Diamond Jubilee is almost upon us and I know that a lot of schools are celebrating in some way. For our school it will be in the form of a joint garden party with our infant school that will then turn into an evening organised by the PTA. Our overriding theme is Best [...]
‘What are your plans for the bank holiday then?” “Well….” I replied hesitantly “I’m going to Yorkshire for the weekend with Jamie and Tom to spend the weekend in a field with people that I know on twitter” Hmmmmm Yes you can guess the looks I got at that reply – in fact the only [...]
It’s been a busy term – looking at this blog and realising that it’s been over two months since I last updated it with work that we have been doing in class, so here goes! Within Year 5 last term we have been studying the Tudors and as part of this work our corridor became [...]
I am Senior Teacher/ICT co-ordinator at Oakdale Junior School. I am passionate about using ICT and games based learning in school. The views expressed here are my own and not those of my employer.