Tag Archives: Computer Science GCSE Resources

Computing Podcasts–Year 11–2017 Exam

Now that it’s exam season, all teachers are thinking about ways in which they can help their students achieve their potential. Over the bank holiday weekend, I decided to go through old mark schemes and look at explanations for particular … 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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Python Posters – Ready for Computing?

So as part of next year’s computing curriculum. I mentioned briefly that I would be planning on producing some resources to help other teachers. Here are some useful resources to help you and your students. In our classrooms we are … 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–Visit To Willows High

On the 12th Of July I was lucky enough to be invited to Willows High in wales. I was invited to the school for an innovative teaching and technology work shop they had arranged. Willows high were hosting an event … Continue reading

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Touch Develop Results–Year 7 (Age 11)

Having started a programming club at the beginning of the year using Kodu, many of my students were eager to try out something a little more challenging. I worked with some of my students and introduced them to Touch Develop. … Continue reading

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Appathon–Day 2 and My BETT Weekend

So day 2 came to the appathon! It was 1pm and everyone had to pitch their ideas to the competition. There were presentations from all of the educators around the world. There were some really good ideas from everyone. My … Continue reading

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