Tag Archives: Coding

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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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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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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UCC – Appathon

At UCC we’ve been encouraging more students to take part in coding and one of the big things we have been doing is getting our students to develop apps along side their teachers. Some students have had apps already published … Continue reading

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Touch Develop on the Surface

Hello from Canada! So a few people have asked me whether it is possible to build the applications on the surface. Me and my wife went gadget showing in a local best buy and we wanted to see what tablets … Continue reading

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Code Academy–Teach your students programming the fun way

Michael Gove has been in the news recently about his announcement on scrapping ICT and changing to Computer science. In some ways I complete agree with him but I also agree with other educators when they say that this should … Continue reading

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