- How To Evaluate Digital Content: A 25 Point Checklist An article I wrote that I hope will prove useful to you when looking at the rest of the offerings in this section.
- 14 apps to teach kids coding, a very informative post from Shelly Terrell.
- Dinosaurs in the Wild: a review of an exhibition that uses VR, currently available to subscribers only.
- Debating point: California scraps safety driver rules for self-driving cars. What are the pros and cons of doing that?
- Sometimes the most benefit to be gained from using an application is by using it for something that was never intended. I give some examples of this in Unintended uses.
- Fancy yourself as a hit maker? Google's new Song Maker, which enables people to collaborate over the web, could be just the thing you're looking for.
This list is taken from a recent issue of my newsletter, Digital Education. The same issue also contained articles about strategic planning, statistics and surveillance, resources for leaders of Computing or ed tech, book reviews, the winners of three book give-aways I organised, and a bunch of other stuff.
To read it, and see other issues in the newsletter archives, subscribe to Digital Education.
In this article I itemise the things which made a teacher visit to the Press Association in London so valuable. Perhaps it can serve as a checklist of “like-to-haves” for any teacher visit that you are organising.
If you still have, or are planning to have, a computer lab, then these 24 things are essential to include.
What's on the horizon for education technology in 2018? And what are the challenges that schools are likely to face? I invited 43 organisations to share their views. Read on for more information, and a link to the free resource that resulted from this exercise.
Advertisement: some puff for the Digital Education newsletter.
Here in England, students are voting with their feet: the numbers studying Computing at higher levels are going down. I hate to say "We told you so" but....
It's not as if nobody warned 'them'.
When it comes to teaching Computing, who's the real expert in what to teach and how to teach it?
Information about my ebook, Education Conferences, plus where to buy it on Kobo.
Is 'making' really an effective -- or cost-effective -- way of learning programming? Guest contributor Derek Blunt has his doubts.
Fake news? Alternative facts? Post-truth? Read on for information about very useful and interesting resources to use in the classroom.
Here's a selection of very interesting and articles -- and one book -- about artificial intelligence, and how it does, or may, affect us. It includes a sobering list of jobs which no longer exist, and a debate.