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The things we put up with

During the week our handbasin drain blocked. I squirmed around underneath it, taking apart the various bits of pipe we have access to, and really struggled. Some bits were so tight they were difficult to undo. Some bits, once they … Continue reading

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As easy as pi?

Hardware like Lego Robots, Arduinos, and Raspberry Pis have a reputation for being easy intros to tech in the classroom. But how usable are they? Continue reading

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Everyone can program

Everyone can program. Maybe not right at this instant. But everyone has the ability to learn to program. It’s really true. Some people disagree – mostly people who believe that they can’t program, it’s too hard. But everyone really can program. Bear … Continue reading

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The geek gene is dead. Long live the geek gene.

“No-one I know seriously believes in a geek gene,” is a line I hear a lot. Perhaps this means that he (it’s usually a he) thinks that no-one truly attributes programming ability to genetics. But when we talk about a … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Dig Tech Curriculum – Part 3

It has taken me rather a while to get around to the final part of my Demystifying the Digital Technologies Curriculum posts, but yesterday I received an email from someone who is actually using the posts in her work, eagerly … Continue reading

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