Monday 1 May, 2017
Tony Parkin

Tony Parkin

"I have seen the Future, and it works"

I wrote my last post, Meetups and Teachmeets, here on bee-it just before the annual BETT Show, and it got a gratifyingly positive response. But I genuinely had no idea that with it I had foreseen the future, and tapped into the zeitgeist.

Over the last few weeks we’ve been looking at the resources available for primary schools which can help implement the new computer science curriculum...

  Launched officially on 1 March 2017, Unio By Harness is a free all in one lesson delivery and real-time assessment platform for the 1:1 device...

Sometimes educational technology babies do seem to disappear with bathwater. Effective teaching and learning strategies are lost as classroom technologies change, and new ideas...

The annual UK Schools Computer Animation Competition which is presented by The School of Computer Science at The University of Manchester is back for...
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In last week’s instalment we looked at CAS Barefoot Computing and their role in helping teachers to deliver lessons on coding through activities and resources...

In the first article in this series we discussed Computational Thinking and how the concept is integral to every part of the programming process,...

A few weeks ago we looked at code.org and saw how leading, high-profile, computer programming individuals can inspire younger generations to take on the coding...

The BBC Micro:bit should have been rolled-out to over one million year-seven pupils across the country by now. In fact, it was supposed to...

3D printing (a process for making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many successive thin layers of a...