Tag Archives: Microsoft Partners In Learning

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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Switched On Computing – Tutorial Samples

So at BETT in January, Rising Stars teamed up with Microsoft to create 6 brand new Switched computing units which would help you and your school get started with computing before September. Well it’s now September and some people are … 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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An App A Day….

So yesterday I featured two apps produced by students while I was at the launch of the UK Hour of code! Today… here’s another. Student Dawid Czajka is 13 from Uppingham Community College and developed an app after coming to … Continue reading

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Two Apps For Teachers made by a Teacher

So recently I had the pleasure of going to BETT, yes it seems like it was a while ago now…. I was invited to present the work that my students had been doing around App development. Our students at Uppingham … Continue reading

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Using Skype to explain Algorithms and BODMAS!

Recently at Uppingham Community College, the IT/Computing department has been working with other teachers around the school to encourage the use of other technologies in lessons. Not for the sake of using Technology but as a method of engagement. Many … Continue reading

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Windows 8 in the Classroom – Toronto–Yorkdale

I’ve been in Canada for a month now visiting family and friends. While over here I was checking my Twitter feed and saw that Microsoft were doing a windows in the classroom session for Windows 8. We had a spare … Continue reading

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