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Innovations in ICT teaching: a Guardian roundtable debate

Innovations in ICT teaching: a Guardian roundtable debate | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Children are to be taught how to programme computers in a move to create the technological innovators of the future...

 

Last August, Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, ignited debate among educators, industrialists and policy-makers when he revealed that he was "flabbergasted to learn that, today, computer science isn't even taught as standard in UK schools". He went on: "Your IT curriculum focuses on teaching how to use software, but gives no insight into how it's made. That is just throwing away your great computing heritage."


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Battle for the internet | Technology | The Guardian

Battle for the internet | Technology | The Guardian | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Over seven days

The Guardian is taking stock of the new battlegrounds for the internet. From states stifling dissent to the new cyberwar front line, we look at the challenges facing the dream of an open internet

 

Includes:

 

Day four: IP wars

Intellectual property, from copyrights to patents, have been an internet battlefield from the start. We look at what Sopa, Pipa and Acta really mean, and explain how this battle is not over. Plus, Clay Shirky will be discussing the issues in a live Q&A


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