Category Archives: Awards

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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Kodu Kup – 2014

Last year saw the launch of the Kodu Kup and it was amazing to see all of the entries and the hard work being put into each of the entry. This year I launched the Kodu Kup in a big … Continue reading

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Microsoft Global Forum 2014 – Barcelona

This week have had the honour of attending the global forum in Barcelona. Early last year I submitted an application to become an Expert Educator for Microsoft. The application process was simple, I had developed a project using Touch Develop … Continue reading

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UCC Teach Meet

This week assistant head Dave Anderson and I hosted a Teach Meet at our school to encourage teachers to share their good practice. It was a great opportunity for people to share their ideas and their passion for teaching. There … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Appathon

As part of the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program a number of educators were invited to join Microsoft’s Partners in Learning Appathon Competition. I was lucky enough to be one of these educators. The competition is a pilot year which aims … Continue reading

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Computer Science GCSE

So, early last year… you may remember seeing Michael Gove in the news talking about the need for more computer science within schools. With all of these changes up in the air, I felt that it would be good to … Continue reading

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