Will Fastiggi

Will Fastiggi

Originally from England, Will is an Upper Primary Coordinator now living in Brazil. He is passionate about making the most of technology to enrich the education of students.

Teaching computational thinking without using a computer

Computational thinking

[accordion] [item title=”Key Stage 1 Crazy Character Algorithms Lesson”] [embeddoc url=”https://technologyforlearners.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/KS1-Crazy-Character-Algorithms-Activity-PDF-Barefoot-Computing2.pdf”] [/item] [/accordion] Computational thinking is one of the core objectives that runs through the computing program of study in England from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 4. Before…

What does outstanding Computing look like in schools?

Outstanding Computing

[accordion] [item title=”David Brown’s Presentation – An Outstanding Computing Curriculum”] [embeddoc url=”https://technologyforlearners.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Barefoot-conference-computing-and-e-safety-in-schools-Jul-11-14.pdf”] [/item] [/accordion] As a computing coordinator, I am always looking for useful ideas to enhance the computing curriculum.  One of the best online resources I refer to is…

Using the Phantom 2 drone at school

Phantom 2, drone, school

  Drones are simply flying cameras, which can provide fantastic aerial photos and video footage. I recently tested out the Phantom 2, one of the most popular drones currently available to consumers. I was keen to better understand its educational…

21st Century Boys

21st Century Boys

A few of years ago I attended a teacher training session in London called ‘21st Century Boys’.  The training was delivered by Sue Palmer and based on insights gleaned from her book, 21st Century Boys: How modern life is driving…