I originally started up this website in late 2015, with the intention of uploading “sporadically”. It’s safe to say I didn’t stick to that…
One of my new (academic) year’s resolutions is to start sharing more of my work with the wider teaching community. Hopefully I can provide some insightful views and useful resources for fellow teachers and Computer Science students.
Every Monday (During term time) I will be posting a new weekly programming challenge aimed for Y10+ students. I will post the solutions for the challenge on the following Monday, in both C# & Python.
I will also be posting tutorials and articles at (most likely) random intervals. Hopefully there won’t be another year long gap!
In amongst all of the Christmas festivities, I’ve finally had the chance to do something I have neglected for some time – program for fun. I enjoy teaching programming at school, but I very rarely find myself doing any programming outside of school – perhaps teaching it every day has burnt me out somewhat.
In the past week or so, I feel as though I’ve reverted to my university lifestyle – staying up until the early hours of the morning, blasting metal music through my headphones and working on programming projects. Nowadays however, there are no looming coursework deadlines or dissertations to write. Instead, I find myself programming purely for fun. But what exactly is it that makes it so fun? The fact that I’m terrible at it.
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