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The thing with an updated cheat sheet

When my GCSE group are programming I make sure they each have a copy of what I call “The Cheat Sheet” – a primer on Python syntax and structure that they can use to help remind them of the techniques they need to use to create solutions to the problems we set in class. 46 more words

Cadavre Exquis

First, let me quell any fears: despite its morbid name, the exquisite corpse is an innocent parlor game, and no actual handling of dead bodies will be required. 389 more words


End of MS Clip Art Means Educators Need to Pay Attention

I recently got the news that Microsoft Office will no longer have Clip Art (see more here http://blogs.office.com/2014/12/01/clip-art-now-powered-bing-images/ ). What will happen now is that your search for images to embed in MS Office documents (Word, Excel, Publisher) will be handled by Bing (a search engine owned by Microsoft) using a filter to identify Creative Commons Licensed materials. 657 more words

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BC Educator Julia Hengstler (who blogs at https://jhengstler.wordpress.com and tweets as @jhengstler ) has given permission to share this useful information about the correct use of creative commons materials.

6 Insights from My First Year of Blogging

Here are 6 insights from my first year of blogging on my Purpose in Leadership site. Though I began blogging midway through 2014, this first month of 2015 has led me to pause and think through some of the key lessons I have learned from blogging in 2014. 1,432 more words


Creative Commons, and Intellectual property.

The very first time I ever heard the term “intellectual property” and learned about the idea of sharing and building on each others’ ideas was while watching a documentary on the newly competitive field of 3d printing. 322 more words


#en3177 Assignment: Intellectual Property and Creative Commons

Intellectual Property (IP) refers to any product of the mind, including images, designs, art, or literature. IP is protected by law and is meant to ensure that people receive recognition and any financial returns as a result of their creations.This protection is ensured by patents, copyrights, and trademarks, which cover everything from a corporation’s logo to a sculpture. 93 more words