PyConUK 2016 Resources

Just a simple list of possibly useful resources for those attending the PyConUK 2016 Teachers day on Friday September 16, 2016. Scratch to Python cheatsheet Python cheatsheet Pibrella cheatsheet Minecraft Coding with Python Useful Python Resources Past GCSE Controlled Assessment Examples Les Pounder’s projects page Dan Aldred’s cheat sheets Comments? Ping me on Twitter or send me an email

From Jekyll to Pelican

Having not updated this blog for quite some time, the first post back is just a note to say that I have changed the engine behind the site from Jekyll to Pelican. Why? Because I spend a lot of my time using Python, in my work with both CPD for Teachers and FireTech Camp, and […]

Code Club projects opened up!

Today Code Club announced that they have opened up their Scratch, Python and HTML/CSS projects to everyone. This is awesome news. Now it means teachers who don’t have a Code Club in their school can get access to the materials and use them in class to introduce their kids to Getting Shit Done With A Computer […]

Teachmeet Brighton March 12, 2014

Another Teachmeet Brighton, another Raspberry Pi presentation, this time provocativly called “Doing Shit with a Raspberry Pi”. For those that couldn’t be there, my presentation can be downloaded as a pdf from here. Thanks to Marc Scott for the inspiration for the talk’s title. Links from the presentation Raspberry Pi Foundation – the best place to start […]

Raspberry Pi for Teachers

So here, finally are my slides from the presentation I gave at The University of Brighton on behalf of STEM Sussex on January, 15. A PDF of the slides for my talk can be downloaded here. I suspect that I should include a brief explanation of the second slide: Should you get Raspberry Pis for your classrooms? […]

Teachmeet Brighton September

Today I went to Teachmeet Brighton held at City College Brighton to give a presentaion about the Raspberry Pi showcasing some of the cool things people have done with the Pi and hopefully providing some inspiration for teachers of the kinds of things they could try in their classrooms. Hopefully I succeeded a little in […]

Cyberpunk RPGs

I was going to ask those of you who are roleplayers for some cyberpunk game recommendations, but when I looked through my library I realised I had most of the recent offerings, which is depressing as none of them really appeal, at least not as a complete package. For whatever reason Savage Worlds and me are […]