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.

Spotlight on: Input & Output devices

An input device is any device that allows data to be entered into a computer, e.g. keyboards, mice, scanners, etc.  An output device on the other hand, is any device that allows information from a computer to be transferred to…

Spotlight on: Interrupts & Buffers

An interrupt is a signal sent from a device attached to the computer or from a software that the computer is running, which causes the operating system to temporarily stop what it is doing and service the interrupt.  Interrupts can…

Spotlight on: Operating Systems (OS)

What is an operating system? The operating system is a fundamental piece of software that runs in the background of a computer system to manage many of its basic functions.  Without the operating system, most computers would be very user-unfriendly…

Spotlight on: Logic Circuits

Logic circuits are designed to perform specific functions that enable computers to run properly. Every logic circuit is made up of several logic gates, which take binary inputs and produce binary outputs.  The relationship between these inputs and outputs is…

Theme Park Spreadsheet Project

Following an introduction to spreadsheets by playing battleships, I have created this theme park project for lower senior students in order to build their knowledge, skills and understanding of how spreadsheets can be used in the real world.  The idea…

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