James Potter & Kit Davies A perfect companion for learning to code in Python. Each chapter breaks down key parts of the language with fully explained code samples with syntax colour key. The Code Guide for Non-Exam Assessment is also designed to support learners tackling their GCSE Computer Science course.
The text is fully searchable and supports scrolling view for accessibility. Code samples written for Python 3.5
Bedford Girls’ School is an independent day school for girls aged 7-18 in Bedford, UK, and is operated by the Harpur Trust. We are a 1:1 iPad school, and this is one of a number of resources created for our students.
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James Potter If you are teaching with one or more iPads and have no clue where to start, or are a seasoned power user, 100 iPad Tips for Teachers will show you how to make the most of the iPad.
There are 100 tips, categorised by your experience with an iPad ranging from apps to use in lessons, through to setting your iPad up specifically with a school environment in mind.
100 iPad Tips for Teachers is laid out in an intuitive way, with each app graded by experience of use, a description of what the app does, as well as examples of how to use it. Also included is an 'App Smash' section which will give you idea on how to mix apps together to make creative outcomes for your students.
Each tip has been tried and tested in the classroom, and all apps in this book are generic and can be used in any subject area, at any age group.
This book is a waffle free zone, getting the information to you in a succinct and to the point manner.
Kit Davies & James Potter We explore the different parts that make up a computer system, and how they all work together to allow you to do anything from write a novel, analyse the human genome and allow you to watch hours of cat videos on YouTube…
With thanks to James Potter @jpotterx Director of ICT at Bedford Girls' School.
Bedford Girls' School is an independent day school for girls aged 7-18 in Bedford, UK and is operated by the Harper Trust. We are a 1:1 iPad school, and this is one of a number of resources created for our students.
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Jo MacKenzie, James Potter, Kit Davies, Paula Harrold, Rosemary Houghton, Mike Rumfitt, Gillian Stuart & Pippa Woodhouse Bold, Imaginative, Reflective.
Bedford Girls’ School is located in Bedfordshire around an hour north of London. We were created from the merger of two traditional girls’ schools in 2011. BGS is an independent day school for girls aged 7-18 years old and operated by the Harpur Trust.
In 2013, we conducted a trial of one-to-one iPad with Year 8 students and worked with the University of Hull to measure the success of using iPads in learning.
iPads are now used on a 1:1 basis across the Junior School, Senior School, and Sixth Form, and all teachers in the school, with over 1,000 devices on campus.
Many of our teachers embed iTunes U in their practice and we have a Digital Content Developer on staff who helps us curate and publish some very high-quality textbooks using iBooks Author.
Teachers regularly use apps like Explain Everything, iMovie, Socrative and Google Drive.
James Potter The Twitter Bible for Teachers and other Professionals will show you how to get started on Twitter and get the best and most time efficient use out of it.
Twitter is the biggest staff room in the world and the Twitter Bible will open the doors of it to you.
This book is aimed at people who have never used Twitter before and is aimed at using it in an Educational workplace, with definitions of all of the those strange Twitter words, like "hashtags", "Followers" and "retweets".
The information in this book will also apply to people not in teaching, but education is used as an example in this book.
James Potter Time. Teachers do not have enough of it to get their job done effectively and still retain a work/life balance.
For the price of a coffee, Tick Tock Teacher will show you how to use technology to your advantage in order to claw back precious time in your day to day work, and at the same time increase your effectiveness as a teacher.
This book is aimed at teachers who are willing to use technology in their work. It doesn't matter if you are already a confident technology user, or a beginner, Tick Tock Teacher shows you how to apply time saving tips in a step by step way with stunning HD videos, images, galleries and interactive diagrams.
Everything is clearly laid out with estimated time saving for each tip, how to set the technology up, and why use the technology in the first place?
Rumiko Handa & James Potter In the Western world the period from the mid-eighteenth through the nineteenth century was a time of expanding historical consciousness, a period that saw the birth of modern historiography, a profusion of historical novels and paintings, and the widespread production of historical plays. Historical buildings, in themselves already of intense interest to people of the day, also found their way into the multiplying cultural forms as concrete presences anchoring a novelist’s, poet’s, painter’s, or, eventually, filmmaker’s vision of the past. In recent years a number of blockbuster films have used historically significant buildings as filming locations because buildings can concretely bring a former era or fictional world closer to contemporary viewers. Conjuring the Real traces the genealogy of this representational role of architecture, going back through the history of film and then further in literature, art, and theater. The contributors examine the ways in which authors, artists, and stage managers used complex depictions of buildings to feed and shape the audience’s historical imagination.
James Potter WHAT IF three young teens - Codge, Stump, and Chick - and their Salt Lake City rock and roll band Beat The Needles got the harebrained scheme to write an offbeat yuletide tune for Miss December then secretly invite her to their churches school sponsored Catholic Youth Organization Christmas fund raiser with the intention of performing the song live in front of the priests, nuns, family, parishioners, and classmates simply to impress her? Would the priests get hot under the collar? Or the nun´s resort to punitive bad habits? What would the parishioners say? And will the youthful band survive to play another day or succumb to Old Lang Syne?
“Santa please remember, pretty Miss December. Bring me Christmas Carroll for a Merry Christmas!” - Beat The Needles
Christmas Carroll is an uproarious coming of age story pitting innocence and naïveté against the unbending ironclad will of the religious and social right…as in I´m right, you´re wrong!
Katie Potter & James Potter I LOVE
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inspire young people to eat healthy food; especially
fruits and vegetables in their daily diet. Eating healthy
can be fun and delicious. It makes you feel great!