Category Archives: Computer Science

E-Safety Week – Safety Resources

No Budget? No Problem? As with our new Ofsted frameworks and endless logs of data that we have to include. I know that it’s not always easy for schools to make sure that they have logs of particular incidents. In … Continue reading

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VTA Summit Day 1

Due to making the top 10 of the Global Teacher Prize, I was invited to attend the Varkey Teacher Amabassadors Leadership Summit. It was hosted at the GEMS National Academy in Dubai. We started off our day with a warm … Continue reading

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Teaching Tools for Computer Science

Over the last couple of months I have been fortunate enough to use a number of tools in my classroom and I’m here to talk to you about the effectiveness of these tools. When teaching computer science, you need to … Continue reading

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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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9th Day of Christmas–Data Representation–Videos for Computer Science OCR 1-9

I like to help out computer science teachers and students. My students have finished studying Data Representation and as a revision tool, I have recorded all of my lessons into lessons under 15 minutes. It’s got some of the tips … Continue reading

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8th Day of Christmas– Python Programming videos for OCR Computer Science Curriculum

Today’s tip was prepared yesterday ready for the new year. I have produced two videos which work with the OCR GCSE Computing Syllabus. I have uploaded them separately below. The first video shows students how to do basic string manipulation … Continue reading

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