Algorithms, book reviews and review copies of my book. All in the latest issue of Digital Education.
Are girls and women biologically predetermined to not be natural programmers? No, I don't think so either. This article contains some interesting points based on recent discussions, and links to (hopefully) useful articles.
I’ve long been an advocate of project-based learning, or PBL. Done properly, it can be much richer in terms of learning opportunities, and more fun. I believe it is entirely applicable to the teaching of the new Computing Programme of Study, for the following 8 reasons.
Recipes as algorithms is one of the themes I'll be exploring in the next issue of Digital Education, which will be out soon.
Other themes include 'Is educational research worth the paper it's written on?' and much, much more.
If you're considering using drones in your Computing curriculum, where do you start? This article has a few ideas.
What's worse than being governed by algorithms? Not even knowing what the algorithm is doing. This very timely and readable book lifts the lid of what goes on in many walks of life.
Just starting out as a teacher? Here are a few things it's useful to know in relation to using education technology.
Exclusive article about the forthcoming changes in the EU's data protection laws, pseudoscience (?), biological determinism, back to school resources and more are in the current issue of the Digital Education newsletter.
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Where is your website and blog traffic coming from? In this article I discuss the problem of self-fulfilling prophecies, and suggest three ways to find out where your audience is.
This book has received 22 five star reviews in total so far, and is the TESOL Institute's featured book. Read on for more information, and for details on how you can buy a personalised version.
There's a lot of food for thought in the forthcoming issue of the Digital Education newsletter, plus useful resources and tips. Read on for more information.
What can you do to prevent your training materials being used to run a course -- without your permission or involvement, much less any compensation? This 13 part series suggests a few ideas.