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Werewolf, The Game – Part 7, Online Werewolf

Werewolf, The Game – Part 7, Online Werewolf

Online Werewolf creates new and exciting dynamics between players, using anonymity to keep things interesting while still being true to the original.

Diversity matters – it’s not positive discrimination!

Diversity matters – it’s not positive discrimination!

If you’re passing over a ‘diversity hire’ in favour of the ‘most qualified’ candidate purely based on this fact then you’re an idiot.

Escape the Classroom

Escape the Classroom

Bring the excitement of Escape Games into the classroom with this ready-made resource. Combines problem solving & teamwork with cracking codes & ciphers…

Escape Reality Manchester, Asylum

Escape Reality Manchester, Asylum

It’s been almost five years since Manchester opened its first escape room, paving the way for a new craze in pervasive gaming that took the country by storm. Since then, we have played and reviewed games in almost every escape room company that has followed.

2018 – My Year in Review

2018 – My Year in Review

2018 was a weird year. I didn’t really do much, but what I did accomplish, was pretty special, kinda big, and completely life-changing…

Hackathons as CPD for Computer Science Teachers

Hackathons as CPD for Computer Science Teachers

Hackathons are often considered the playground of the seasoned developer, but they’re also the perfect CPD for Computer Science Teachers! Here’s why…

Using Paired Programming to support SEN students

Using Paired Programming to support SEN students

In pursuit of an inclusive classroom, we can take inspiration from Industry and use paired programming to support SEN students in Computing.

Enrich your Computer Science Curriculum with these initiatives

Enrich your Computer Science Curriculum with these initiatives

Discover a number of free initiatives that you can quickly implement in schools with minimal effor to enrich your Computer Science Curriculum.

Pregnancy Impostor Syndrome

Pregnancy Impostor Syndrome

Worried you’re not really pregnant? I spent 2 months suffering from pregnancy impostor syndrome – fear of not actually being pregnant when you are.

Lucardo, Manchester – The Dream

Lucardo, Manchester – The Dream

The Dream from Lucardo Manchester is a fun, whimsical, yet super challenging escape room that deviates from the traditional linear story-led narrative.

Game Review – Forgotten Floof

Game Review – Forgotten Floof

A hidden gem, Forgotten Floof is a card game for 2 – 5 players featuring guinea pigs, catastrophes, demonic possession and the enslavement of mankind.

#caschat – Applying for Computer Science Teacher roles

#caschat – Applying for Computer Science Teacher roles

If you’re looking for your first or next teaching role in Computer Science, here are some handy tips from #caschat to take you from application to job offer!