Category Archives: TouchDevelop

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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4th Day of Christmas–Teaching Tips– Office Mix–Record your lessons

On the 4th day of Christmas, a teacher gave to me! Tips on using Office Mix with your students. Doesn’t have a ring to it does it? Well I can assure you that it is a great way of recording … 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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Using Touch Develop with BESD students

I recently had the pleasure of teaching at Maplefields school in Corby, Northamptonshire and I had a great time with a great bunch of kids. Maplefields is a specialist Academy based in Corby, Northamptonshire. The school caters for pupils aged … Continue reading

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Hackathon–Uppingham Community College–27th June

In order to see how students in Rutland are doing with their computing knowledge, I have started hosting a number of computing sessions at Uppingham Community College. We hosted one previously on the 16th of June where close to 30 … Continue reading

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Touch Develop Training / Teach Meet–16th June

With the Micro : Bit being announced in March I thought it might be useful to do some basic training on using TouchDevelop. BBC announced that one of the programming languages used with the device would be TouchDevelop. I thought … Continue reading

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Hackathon at St Patricks Primary School – Corby

So with our new year 7’s getting ready to come to school soon, I really wanted to know what to expect from the different year groups. I emailed a few local primary schools and asked if I could come and … Continue reading

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