Diving into Game-Based Learning

This is a post that should have been written weeks ago, but what with the end of term, leaving schools (more on that later) and joining a new one, I haven’t had chance. But I wanted to share my experience of something that others such as Dawn Hallybone, Tom...

Share and Share Alike

I currently teach a fairly able Maths group, it’s mainly Year 4 with four Year 3 children in it too. We’ve worked very hard this year and made great progress but I wanted to explore with a few different challenges and projects as the year draws to a close....

A bit of hacking

There are many tools that people get shown either via Twitter or at a Teachmeet and then they sit on the “to-do” list for ages. I know loads of people who haven’t got around to trying differentt ools for one reason or another. Voicethread is on my...

Essentials CPD

Earlier this year, I spent some time working with Rising Stars┬áto create an online CPD course aimed at improving the use of ICT across the Primary curriculum. I realised that I hadn’t blogged about this yet and thought it sensible to share it. The course is...

Westminster Forum – an update

Today I attended the Westminster Forum to discuss the new Computing Curriculum. Details of the sessions are here. My brief was to present for 5 minutes on the new curriculum and to see if it was fit for purpose. My question is, what was the purpose? If the purpose is...