Tech Resort Teens June 2014

There are not enough words to convey the excitement, buzz and curiosity of the young people who came to Tech Resort Teens launch. Led by Dr Aidan Delaney Brighton University School of Computing, Engineering & Mathematics who created a variety of work zones: Kano Raspberry Pi Stop Motion Animation Java…

I know its early … BETT2015

I've just received my email notification about BETT 2015.  Normally, I'd ignore it, delete it and ignore the next 10 marketing emails. However, this year everything has changed, I have Connective Culture to spread the news about. Our Artswork funded project is drawing in enthusiastic practitioners from across cultural, technology…

Connective Culture is growing! March 2014

My current mantra "think aloud and write everything down".  Our initial plan was for 3 Eastbourne schools, 3 cultural partners, 1 tech organisation, artists and developers. That was 4 months ago, our partners at this moment include: 5 schools Ratton School Academy Trust Willingdon Community School Ocklynge Junior School The…

Connective Culture

Connective Culture Project I totally   Tech! Friday 14 February 2014 saw the launch of Artswork and Arts Council funded digital projects for 3 clusters; Eastbourne, Margate and Oxford at Mozilla. Towner, working with Tech Resort Eastbourne, The Keep and South Downs National Park, are developing and delivering a programme of…

BETT 2014 “Freebie”

Each year I enjoy a trip to BETT, mostly to wander around seeing what's new in Tech. My favourite part of the day is definitely "freebies", teachers & educators love little free gifts. Today I'm giving a freebie as part of the teacher takeover on Stone Computers stand 102 -…

Open-Dyslexic Font

Good Grief, I cannot believe it's been an entire year since my last post.  I've had great opportunities, met fabulous people, returned to the chalk face, spoken at two Brighton TeachMeets, been part of Guardian & Google panels and worked with industry & teaching professionals on joint school projects.  I'll…

To Infinity & Beyond

TeachMeet Brighton 29 September hosted by City College, an event within Brighton Digital Festival was a fantastic opportunity for Teachers, PGCE and GTP professionals to share, network and have a fabulous curry. I missed the first session, but everyone was excited about the presentations, and the buzz when I arrived,…