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What Will You Create? #HourOfCode

The Hour of Code is back for 2018, December 3rd – 9th… Now entering its 6th year, the Hour of Code movement continues to grow and so far has reached over 100 million students  in more than 180 countries across 48 languages and code.org, who organise the global event claim that over 600 million hours have been hosted online since 2012. Questions anyone? Read on… What exactly is the Hour…

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Khan Academy – Mathletes

While wondering around the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2015 I came across the project titled “MATHletes: Male vs Female, primary v secondary”. This project investigated which gender and which school level either primary or secondary, is more engaged in MATHletes used through Khan Academy. Up to this point I had heard about MATHletes and Khan Academy, but never really went and researched it. This project sparked me into…

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Khan Academy–Start Learning Now

On a recent browse through the App store a reference to the  Khan Academy app  reminded of a great TED talk (embedded below) given by the Academy’s founder Sal Khan on how it first started and as with so many great ideas how it pretty much came about by accident. Whilst many readers will already be aware of this vast and free educational video portal , for those not, let…

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