Tag Archives: Uppingham Community College

Makey Makey and Touch Develop

So it’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post, but I wanted to share what I have been doing with Touch Develop and Makey Makey. In the new computer science curriculum students need to know a little more … 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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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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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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Touch Develop–Scheme Of Work In Practice

If you’re a teacher in the UK, you will know all about the changes happening. You will know all about how ICT is becoming Computing. I originally achieved my degree in computer science and welcome this change but I know … Continue reading

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Computer Science GCSE

So, early last year… you may remember seeing Michael Gove in the news talking about the need for more computer science within schools. With all of these changes up in the air, I felt that it would be good to … Continue reading

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