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Minecraft: A celebration of learning at #Minecon2015

I’ve spent today at MineCon2015 – the world’s biggest computer gaming convention.  10,000 attendees plus hundreds of staff from Mojang and Microsoft, exhibitors and famous YouTubers (Yes, Stampy is here) – all gathered together to celebrate the worldwide phenomenon that is Minecraft. What is Minecraft? Minecraft is an open sandbox …

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“You’re not good enough for an exam”

Our new raft of National Qualifications began implementation in 2013 with National 1-5 level qualifications which replaced previous Access, Intermediate and Standard Grade qualifications.  Standard Grade was a multi-level qualification, with three grades: Foundation, General and Credit. Intermediate had two discrete qualifications: Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2. Access courses were …

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Could SAMR be a load of tosh?!

It seems that everyone has this idea of the “transformative” use of technology in education. Every technology event I attend, just about …

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If I ruled the world…

…a few ideas to help develop Glow and Technology across Learning in Scotland today. There are great things happening across the Scottish …

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