Author Archives: Nicki

Kent Computing Conference Roundup

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Kent Computing Conference (#KentCS).  I was there to present two workshops in the afternoon, one on Kodu and the other on Minecraft & Python. First; I was lucky enough to be able … Continue reading

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New Year and BETT Show

So you’ve probably noticed I’ve been a little quiet this (school) year with my last post being back in September. Last term was super busy having moved house in the middle (and still haven’t finished unpacking), with that and starting … Continue reading

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New Year, New Term, New Computing Curriculum!

Well, it’s back to school tomorrow and I’ve had a busy summer compiling schemes of work for our new Computing Curriculum which we’ll be starting next week when the children return. I still have lots more to do but I’ve managed … Continue reading

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“Let it Go, Let it Go . . .” Some Raspberry Pi Music

As some of you may be aware, when I’m not doing geeky things I am learning to play the piano. Having recently passed my Grade 3 exam I decided to work on something fun over the summer; so I chose … Continue reading

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It’s Geekness Day!

Happy Geekness day everyone! A few weeks ago I received an email informing me that today, 13th July, is officially known as “Geekness day” and I was asked to embrace my inner geek by writing a blog post and answering a … Continue reading

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