When it comes to writing reviews of computing and ICT books for education, I've found that a one-size fits all approach not to be very useful. Here are the 5 types of review I write, ranging from the full length, everything but the kitchen sink version, to zero words except to say "This book exists"!
Nano reviews of 7 books. Inspired by a particular branch of "flash fiction", these reviews are just 6 words long! Ideal if you don't have much time to read a full length review, but would like a heads-up on what's out there. However, longer reviews are available if you prefer. Details are in the article.
This book provides an interesting -- and disturbing -- perspective on the so-called sharing economy.
Imagine how your lessons would be transformed if you had the right technology.
How will Brexit -- the UK's departure from the EU -- affect the prices of computer hardware? John Graham from ICT Direct offers his opinion.
I thought I'd review Amazon Prime today because there are quite a few substantial discounts for members for today only. For example, something I've been cogitating on for a while has nearly 20% off today. I've only talked about the UK site in this article.
There's plenty of lazy thinking in the world of education technology, ICT and computing. Here are 10 useful questions to ask when you come across it.
Faced with deciding which scheme of work to use for your computing, ICT or digital skills course, what criteria should you apply?
What can a book written 40 odd years ago have to say about teaching computing? Nothing, actually, but it did inspire me to write an article suggesting routines in computing lessons. Read on to find out more.
I'm on the final proof-reading stages of the latest issue of Digital Education. It's a free newsletter for people with a professional interest in ICT and Computing in education, ed tech, digital skills etc. This issue includes an article by William Lau on the 5 mistakes he made when teaching Computing, and an article by Sam Hunter on the ladders approach to assessing Computing.
For more information on what the new issue contains, read on.