Coding 2 Learn

Education and Technology Ramblings with a little Politics for good measure.

The Second Amendment In The 21st Century

Two items in the media have recently interested me.

The first was related to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. It was not the tragic incident itself that sent me scouring Wikipedia articles for information, but the way in which gun proponents in the United States immediately began screaming about …

Banning mobiles is not enough...

Michael Wilshaw, the new inquisitor-general over at Ofsted ( NOBODY expects Ofsted! Our chief weapon is surprise...surprise and fear...fear and surprise.... Our two weapons are fear and surprise...and ruthless efficiency.... Our three weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency...and an almost fanatical devotion to Michael Gove.) has …

How the Grinch stole ICT

Gove said to the world “ICT is no more,
The curriculum’s going out of the front door.
It’s coders we need and I need not disguise,
You should all teach computing on Raspberry Pi’s.”

A school full of hackers’
That’s of course what we need,
The …