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QuadBlogging | "In terms of young children developing as writers this is the most interesting development in the last 20 years." Pie Corbett

QuadBlogging | "In terms of young children developing as writers this is the most interesting development in the last 20 years." Pie Corbett | Computing and Education (General) | Scoop.it

Imagine four schools that had a partnership/agreement that would mean that for a four week cycle, each school’s blog would be the focus for one week out of four. Each school in the Quad would spend some time visiting the blog of the school for that week, leave comments etc. After that week, another one of the four schools would be the focus and this would be repeated for the four week cycle and then repeated.

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LATTE | Technology with Purpose

LATTE | Technology with Purpose | Computing and Education (General) | Scoop.it

Welcome to the Learning And Teaching Technologies Exchange – a place (both digital and physical) for anyone in the School of Education and beyond interested in exploring how emerging technologies are influencing our pedagogy and practice.

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ICT 'poor in secondary schools'

ICT 'poor in secondary schools' | Computing and Education (General) | Scoop.it
The teaching of information and communications technology (ICT) is inadequate in a fifth of secondary schools in England, watchdog Ofsted says.
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Michael Gove admits schools should teach computer science

Michael Gove admits schools should teach computer science | Computing and Education (General) | Scoop.it
In an interview at the Schools Network's National Conference, the education secretary recognises the failings of ICT courses.
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Welcome to My Resource Cloud

Welcome to My Resource Cloud | Computing and Education (General) | Scoop.it
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Ofsted | ICT in schools 2008-11

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Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi | Computing and Education (General) | Scoop.it

The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a UK registered charity ... which exists to promote the study of computer science and related topics, especially at school level, and to put the fun back into learning computing.
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Our first product is about the size of a credit card, and is designed to plug into a TV or be combined with a touch screen for a low cost tablet. The expected price is $25 for a fully-configured system.

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Programming should take pride of place in our schools

Programming should take pride of place in our schools | Computing and Education (General) | Scoop.it

John Naughton: "If we don't change the way ICT is taught in schools, we're shutting the door on our children's futures, ..."

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