When I first began to teach Computing, I was initially very nervous about teaching children to code. I’d never studied coding before and had certainly… Continue reading How to Teach Coding using a Jam Sandwich
A lot of people will often say they can’t introduce Computing into their school because they simply don’t have the hardware to do so. However,… Continue reading 30 Ways To Teach Computing Skills Without A Computer
Pokemon Go is a phenomenon that took the world by storm last year, with millions of people (adults and children alike) downloading the popular app… Continue reading 10 Ideas for Using Pokemon Go as a Teaching Resource
Whenever somebody mentions social media in a school setting it’s almost always because the staff are worried about e-safety and can’t understand why the children… Continue reading How to Teach using Social Media
A common complaint about iPads is that they don’t feature the same word-processing software as a laptop or computer, but it’s easy to create outstanding… Continue reading Pages: Who Needs Microsoft Word?
A lot of educators hear the word “coding” and instantly begin to worry about the complex system of symbols and computer-based terminology they’ll have to… Continue reading Hour of Code: Learn to Code in 60 Minutes
I attended a course recently and the possibility of flipped learning was brought up by the course leader, needless to say, it caused quite a… Continue reading Is Flipped Learning the Future of Education?
Technology has evolved to become a large part of our everyday lives and, in order to help children thrive in this technological era, Computing has become… Continue reading 110 Benefits of Using an iPad in the Classroom
What is a QR Code? When making a display for the classroom or updating a working wall, there isn’t much that will impress your headteacher,… Continue reading QR Codes: What Are They And How Do I Use Them?
If anyone has used dienes before, then they’ll appreciate the idea behind the Number Pieces app. It’s a fantastic tool when teaching addition, subtraction, number bonds,… Continue reading Number Pieces