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Resources Ideas please

Discussion in 'Computing and ICT' started by rwhg, May 20, 2020.

  1. rwhg

    rwhg New commenter

    I've recently taken over the ICT/Computing department in a school that runs Year 5 -Year 11, and I'm fortunate enough that the previous head barely spent any of 2019-2020 budget... I now have 2 weeks to spend it. I should also mention that I'm a Maths specialist so haven't yet made all the professional links to the Computing side of teaching IT/Computing yet, and any suggestions about the best blogs, resources etc would be gratefully received.

    After textbooks and headphones, I still have a fair amount left and was hoping to get a 3D printer, as we do some Sketchup and I'd love to be able to print some stuff out. Does anyone have any recommendations or ones to avoid?

    Honestly, I'm feeling a little overwhelmed about how to spend this before it goes down the toilet in June... without time to redesign the curriculum yet, I'm not 100% sure what I'll want or need.#

    I imagine all this has been posted before, but the most recent I could find was a few years old...

    Thank you
  2. misslpage1

    misslpage1 New commenter

    Hello, happy to help you. I am a secondary trained Computer Science teacher. Which exam board are you using for GCSE Computer Science? Very happy to point you in the right direction for resources/guidance. My email is laulpage@gmail.com
  3. moscowbore

    moscowbore Star commenter

    Dear Ms L Page,
    As a computer science teacher you should know better than post a personal email address in a public forum.
  4. misslpage1

    misslpage1 New commenter

    Dear Moscowbore,

    Clearly it’s an email address linked to no personal account/anything important.
  5. moscowbore

    moscowbore Star commenter

    I found you, your school, your instagram pictures and your schemes of work in 2 google searches.

    Up to you.
    Penguin47 likes this.
  6. rwhg

    rwhg New commenter

    It's people like you we need to be careful of! ;)

    That was a joke.
  7. moscowbore

    moscowbore Star commenter

    Yeah, I am laughing.
    theworm123 likes this.

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