Tag Archives: Partners In Learning

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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Kodu Kup – 2014

Last year saw the launch of the Kodu Kup and it was amazing to see all of the entries and the hard work being put into each of the entry. This year I launched the Kodu Kup in a big … Continue reading

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Microsoft Global Forum 2014 – Barcelona

This week have had the honour of attending the global forum in Barcelona. Early last year I submitted an application to become an Expert Educator for Microsoft. The application process was simple, I had developed a project using 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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Kodu Quiz Tutorial

On Wednesday 11th of April, I was lucky enough to be invited to an Easter Camp that Microsoft were running. There were 15 teachers from different areas of expertise and we all collaborated to come up with some great ideas … Continue reading

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New Kinect Orchestra on BBC NEWS!!

Last weekend I got speaking to Gareth Ritter at Willows High School in Wales. He has been a keen user of many of my Kinect Applications and like me has a passion for using the Kinect to engage students. One … Continue reading

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