What’s in a name? Learn to code with Minecraft

Overheard this great conversation between a Teacher and Student this week, that I thought would share. Student – ‘ Sir, why is Python called Python?’ Teacher – ‘Its named after Monty Python’ Student looks blank Teacher – ‘You know the famous 1970s comedy team, Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ Student none the wiser, ‘Oh, I thought…

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CS50 Computer Science Principles Implementation Training Workshop May 27-29, 2016 London

Apply to attend the London session of the 2016 CS50 workshop. In response to educators expressing an interest in adopting curriculum that provides secondary school students with an introduction to computer science providing them with a strong foundation in computational thinking, problem solving, computer science and programming skills, Microsoft has partnered with Harvard to bring…


Kodu with ComputerXplorers

Congratulations to three more primary schools that have been awarded the coveted Kodu School plaque for their innovative use of our coding software. Anglesey Primary School in Birmingham, Boldmere Junior School in Sutton Coldfield and Oatlands Junior School in Harrogate (pictured with director of ComputerXplorers Yorkshire, Jude Parker) were all nominated to receive the award…

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