Category Archives: Appathon

12th Day of Christmas–Periscope

Hi Guys, I decided that I wanted a day off from blogging. I decided to catch up with friends yesterday and I went to visit a friend. Today’s tip is about a tool that you can use the night before … Continue reading

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Hour of Code–Uppingham Community College–30th June

Recently, BBC have announced that they would be releasing the Micro: Bit to schools all over the country. With this in mind, we wanted to give some of our students more of a taste for Touch Develop. As we come … Continue reading

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Another day of coding, Another App

With the U.K hour of code being explored this week, I’ve set my students the challenge of collaborating with their teachers to come up with some apps for lessons. Although many of them have made apps to help the lesson, … Continue reading

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An App A Day….

So yesterday I featured two apps produced by students while I was at the launch of the UK Hour of code! Today… here’s another. Student Dawid Czajka is 13 from Uppingham Community College and developed an app after coming to … Continue reading

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Hour Of Code….here it comes….

On March 3rd-6th http://uk.code.org/ are dedicating the week to an hour of code. The aim is to inspire developers of the future. It will introduce one hour of introduction into computer science which should make it more interesting and engaging … Continue reading

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Two Apps For Teachers made by a Teacher

So recently I had the pleasure of going to BETT, yes it seems like it was a while ago now…. I was invited to present the work that my students had been doing around App development. Our students at Uppingham … Continue reading

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