Reading this short post on Mashable (extract below), which cites that Google have stopped asking job applicants for their academic results, I am forced to question the authentic worth of academic qualifications. Google, one of the tech giants, have stopped (to some extent) requiring these certificates that our societies have evolved as the means of securing … [Read more...]
I’ve just finished creating these resources – when I say creating, I mean copying from @dogtrax blogpost with permission kindly given by Kevin – so I thought it a good idea to share it with others. Two documents, made in MS Word and uploaded to Google Drive. In lessons, pupils will be able to use an … [Read more...]
Quick post about some cool scratch games my Y8 learners have made. See it all on the YouTube video below. Recorded with SnagIt from TechSmith.
This was written as a response to Pete Bell’s blogpost ICT and Computing in Schools – Harness a new dawn AQA have attempted (2009)to take this issue seriously and consulted IBM, British Aerospace and other big corps to identify what they want from graduates. The answer, according to Barbara Wilson – chief examiner at the … [Read more...]