Scratch – across the curriculum

Despite the Coalition’s rejections of Sir Jim Rose’s proposals for the primary curriculum, an embedded approach to ICT still wins much support. Indeed there’s much to said for taking the ideas of computational thinking beyond the ICT curriculum and applying…

Gamification

From Ictopus SGP 138: The enthusiastic advocates of computer gaming in school make a number of claims for what games offer. They’re talking, of course, about commercial, ‘off the shelf’ (or downloadable) games, not the ‘educational’ games which rarely seem…