School IT Blog

Are Primary Schools In Danger Of Causing Death By Coding?

Mon 16 March, 2015

With the changes in the primary computing curriculum, are primary schools now too focussed on coding? What impact is this having on learning? Are we in danger of death by coding?

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Bristol Primary Computing Network - Event Three - April 22nd 2015

Wed 11 March, 2015

The last primary computing network event will take place on the 22nd of April. Find out what is happening and sign up for a place.

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Safer Internet Day 2015 - The What, Why And How?

Mon 09 February, 2015

It is Safer Internet Day on the 10th of February, but What is it is? Why should we bother? and How can we get it done well?

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The Death Of The Interactive Whiteboard?

Fri 30 January, 2015

One of the most interesting technology trends that we spotted at BETT2015 was the small number of interactive whiteboards on display. So are they finished?

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New Year, New Habits: Keeping Data Safe

Wed 14 January, 2015

As a teacher, you work with lots of confidential data. Do you know how to keep it safe? #esafety

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Can We Explain The Internet To Children?

Fri 19 December, 2014

Even seemingly simple concepts, such as the internet need a great depth of knowledge to understand completely. So does that mean they are impossible to teach?

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Creative Christmas Computing - Ipad App Review

Fri 12 December, 2014

Looking for a Christmas Literacy Lesson? This one combines iPads,, the Grinch and Drawing with Carl. Why not download our lesson and give it a whirl with your class?

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Tablet Computers 'A Waste Of Time': If You Don't Avoid These Mistakes

Wed 03 December, 2014

According to research, 70% of schools now use tablet technology, but the same research shows no clear link between tablet use and academic progress. At Soft Egg, we feel that key mistakes are being made in the implementation and use of tablet technology and that these mistakes are what is stopping them from having an effect on academic progress.

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Computer Science Week: A Great Time To Start Coding!

Thu 27 November, 2014

Want to get your students and teachers to start coding? Here is a great way to start.

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Soft Egg Shortlisted For Two Prestigious School It Awards

Mon 24 November, 2014

Soft Egg is very proud to have been shortlisted as a finalist for ICT Company Of The Year (turnover £1 million to £10 million) and an ICT Service and Support award in the forthcoming BETT Awards 2015.

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Ipad App Review And Lesson - Halftone 2

Thu 20 November, 2014

Creating comic books with Halftone 2 is simple and easy, but how can we use it to enhance writing? Here is our iPad app review of the week, complete with accompanying lesson plan.

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Creating A Vision For Computing In A Primary School: A How To Guide.

Mon 03 November, 2014

There a few key things that a Primary Computing Subject Leader must do. One of these essentials is creating and holding a vision for Computing, but how do you create a vision?

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