Saturday 21 October, 2017

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...

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

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...

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 the last Computing Curriculum article we talked about Code Club and how the after-school network is working wonders by teaching kids about programming....
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.

  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...
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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...

It’s here, it’s finally here! Last week, the BBC announced that it had started to make deliveries of its micro:bit pocket-sized computer to all year...