Helping Anyone & Everyone Understand New Technologies

Computational thinking

Teaching computational thinking without using a computer

[accordion] [item title=”Key Stage 1 Crazy Character Algorithms Lesson”] [embeddoc url=””] [/item] [/accordion] Computational thinking is one of the core objectives that

Outstanding Computing

What does outstanding Computing look like in schools?

[accordion] [item title=”David Brown’s Presentation – An Outstanding Computing Curriculum”] [embeddoc url=””] [/item] [/accordion] As a computing coordinator, I am always looking

Phantom 2, drone, school

Using the Phantom 2 drone at school

  Drones are simply flying cameras, which can provide fantastic aerial photos and video footage. I recently tested out the Phantom 2,

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

Scratch Tutorial for teachers

Scratch Tutorial for Teachers

[accordion] [item title=”Step-by-step screenshot prompts for programming a quiz show in Scratch”] [embeddoc url=””] [/item] [/accordion]   In the run up to

Talking Point Recorders

Talking-Point Recorders

This week I have been using Talking-Point recorders with my 1st graders to help them improve their levels of English.  Depending on

Appropriate Educational Technology

Appropriate Technology in Education

Education and technology have always been strongly related. This    is demonstrated by the many technologies, old and new, that are   

Wow Words, phonics

Read Write Inc. Phonics

Last month I went on a Read Write Inc. Phonics course in the UK.  Read Write Inc. Phonics goes further than other