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Secrets of a Computing teacher: despite trying to make an innovative curriculum, kids to a tee, LOVE making PowerPoints
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I just watched Don't Breathe - solid thriller that gets better towards the end (7/10)
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Government quietly scraps plans to force schools run by ‘underperforming’ councils to become academies…
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Fight Club

Chuck Palahniuk
April 8, 2016


Stephen King
Jan. 31, 2016

Before I Go to Sleep

S.J. Watson
Jan. 6, 2016

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Interesting links I've saved relating to technology and education

The Challenge of Non-Disposable Assignments
A discussion of creating "non-disposable" assignments for students
education link
9 months, 2 weeks ago

Why Girls Are Less Interested In Computer Science: Classrooms Are Too 'Geeky'
new survey of 270 high school students concludes that three times as many girls would interested in enrolling in a computer science class if the classroom was redesigned to be less "geeky" and more inviting.
education link
1 year, 1 month ago

President Obama pledges $4 billion in Computer Science for All program
This commitment, known as the Computer Science For All initiative, comes as the capstone to eight years of urging educators to focus on programming and coding in their high school curricula
education link computer-science
1 year, 10 months ago

Computer Classroom Ideas
Lots of ideas for Computing classroom displays and lessons
education computer-science
1 year, 10 months ago

Sonic Pi
A free live coding synth for everyone originally designed to support computing and music lessons within schools.
education programming music
1 year, 10 months ago

Kodu in the Classroom
On this site you should find guides on how to create simple games with your class, with linking extension activities for those require a bit more of a challenge.
education programming
1 year, 10 months ago

ACM Classic Books Series
This list of classic books is the result of a poll ACM conducted where members named their favorite computer science books.
education computer-science
1 year, 10 months ago

Teacher Burnout Is More Likely Among Introverts
Educators are feeling drained by the insistent emphasis on collaboration and “social learning”—and that could be undermining kids’ achievement.
education link
1 year, 10 months ago