Teach Computing

Sharing thoughts and ideas about teaching computing in school

Minecraft Mini Hack Jam at MozFest

Mozilla Festival takes place over the weekend of 6th – 8th November at Ravensbourne College, London. #MozFest as it’s more affectionately referred to, attracts a world wide audience of digital … Continue reading

November 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

An interview with… myself

On Thursday 1st October, I officially started my new role at Exa Networks. Over the last few weeks, I’ve encountered similar kinds of questions from people I’ve met on my … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The UK Cyber Security Challenge

If you have watched “The Imitation Game” (the film that dramatises Alan Turing’s code breaking adventures during World War II) you will recall that in the early part of the … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Post-Script: Girls, Coding & Raspberry Pi

I’ve got super excited about something this evening, and I want to shout about it. Once upon a time, in 2011, I decided I really wanted to make Computing a … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

Alan’s Most Exa – llent Adventure

Imagine you’ve been presented with a unique career development opportunity; you are offered the option of doing more of the aspects of your current role that you find most fulfilling, … Continue reading

May 25, 2015 · 6 Comments

“I got a 1” , thanks to #JamPackedUK

2014 has certainly been an event-full (pun) year for me in many respects from the highs of winning awards and funding grants to the lows of losing cherished colleagues and … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Jam Packed roadshow, to tour up North

Those of you who follow my activity on twitter as @teknoteacher, may well have seen or heard me make recent reference to my latest project titled ‘Jam Packed’. Jam Packed … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 17 Comments

Little Man Computer (LMC) on the Raspberry Pi, #pyconuk

I remember a Sunday night, 11th May 2014, there was a discussion on Twitter started by Alex Bradbury questioning the extent to which the Little Man Computer was required for … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teknoteaching: programming in the classroom

Teknoteaching: programming in the classroom is the second part of the interview with Neil Brown of University of Kent.

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raspberry Jamming

“Raspberry Jamming” is a blog post featuring an interview written up by Neil Brown of University of Kent.

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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