Next weekend sees the first Start Up Weekend Edu in London. The basis of a start up weekend is that it is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application with an education focus which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. [...]
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Last November while attending the UK Microsoft Innovative Teachers Forum, I had a conversation with Daniel Stucke@mrstucke and watched him present about Digital Leaders at his school – he has written about this here. Talking to him and Kristian Still led to a conversation with @chrismayoh and @ianaddison about how this idea could also work [...]
March 24th is Ada Lovelace day, but who was she? Ada Lovelace was one of the world’s first computer programmers, and one of the first people to see computers as more than just a machine for doing sums. She wrote programmes for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, a general-purpose computing machine, despite the fact that it [...]
Last month the National Education Network ran a competition inviting children to be ‘A Reporter for the Day’. It wanted children to: Write a news story or a script between 250 and 400 words or make a video or audio recording (between 90 seconds and 120 seconds) that tells us how you think “technology is [...]
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.