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Computer Science - Resources?

by Jeff Howson on Mon, September 24, 2012

This is an update about the work done by Next Generation Skills and other campaigners who want to improve computer programming skills in education.
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ICT - what next?

by Jeff Howson on Fri, March 09, 2012

On January 11th 2012 Michael Gove made a speech at the BETT show indicating that successful schools will be expected in future to teach a broader and deeper understanding of ICT that includes Computer Science as well as Information Technology and Digital Literacy.This article will look at what schools should do next.
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Understanding what you spend on ICT today and budgeting for the future.

by Jeff Howson on Tue, February 14, 2012

Use the Investment Planner to determine the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of ICT within your school.
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Content for the IPad

by Jeff Howson on Tue, February 14, 2012

Create iBooks for the IPad.
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Money saving tips in school using ICT

by Jeff Howson on Wed, February 08, 2012

School budgets are tight and getting tighter every year. In the next couple of months I intend to look at a whole range of money saving tips in school using ICT, by reviewing a variety of technologies, applications and resources.
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The Royal Wedding 2011

by Jeff Howson on Sun, April 24, 2011

The big day is almost upon us (29th April, 2011) and SEGfL are inviting you to join in the celebrations online (before, during and after the event).
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2011 - Top 10 ICT tools with the “wow” factor…

by Jeff Howson on Sat, January 22, 2011

Top 10 ICT tools with the “wow” factor for 2011..Update on "free" to use tools that have a positive impact on Teaching and Learning.
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Quality Content from the NEN

by Jeff Howson on Fri, January 22, 2010

There are many schools who are regular users of Making the News , Flashmeeting and the NEN Gallery , as well as the well publicised projects from the SEGfL, including: Birdbox and Puffin Cam, the Xeno Project, GCE Physics Outreach Programme, Microsites, Riverwatch, Screen Online and Second Life, but are you aware of other projects from other members of the National Education Network (NEN)? Here are just a few that are top class and well worth exploring.
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ICT tools with the “wow” factor

by Jeff Howson on Thu, January 21, 2010

ICT can have a transformational impact on Learning and Teaching, raising achievement and providing opportunities to be creative and innovative. I have put together a number of resources and links that I think can enhance, extend and empower those who want to participate. It doesn't need any financial commitment, rather a willingness to try, collaborate, innovate and share. Why not choose a project, application or technology to explore, understand it and decide what you want to get out of the experience. Record the impact it has on Learning or Teaching, become a classroom researcher and share your findings, especially your successes.
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How to use the Google Motion Chart (Gadget) to liven up those tables of data.

by Jeff Howson on Thu, January 21, 2010

Wouldn’t it be nice to apply the same kind of motion chart to your own data? Well you can, using the Motion Chart (Bubble Chart) Gadget from Google. It is easy to do via Google documents.
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