Friday 23 June, 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.

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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....
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...