Category Archives: teaching

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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10th Day of Christmas–Behaviour Management Tips

Happy 10th Day of Christmas!!! For today’s tips, I thought it would be good to give trainee teachers some tips for behaviour management. If you are thinking or are a teacher, some of these tips might be useful for getting … 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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7th Day of Christmas–Programming Tips with Python–Lists (Arrays)

Welcome to day 7 of my Christmas blogs! This tutorial will show you how you can use lists within Python. You can add or remove items from the list. My intention is to show you in another tutorial, how you … Continue reading

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6th Day of Christmas–Shared Programming through the browser

Today’s lesson comes courtesy of the website codeshare.io while thinking about ways to engage pupils with computer programming, I started thinking that it would be a great idea for students to do some paired programming without having to sit at … Continue reading

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5th Day of Christmas–Teaching Tips–Embedding Python Programming into your PowerPoint

On the 5th day of Christmas, a teacher gave to me! Tips on embedding programming within your PowerPoint presentations. In yesterday’s video tutorial, I showed you how easy it was to record your presentations for flipped learning. Today I’m going … Continue reading

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