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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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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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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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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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