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Adventures with Arduino: creating an IOT device with a joystick and screen for less than £10

Every now and then I order something online then forget all about it until it arrives. Today one of these WIFI enabled IoT development boards arrived in the post: I’d ordered it ages ago for less than £10 thinking it’d either make a fun project (Wifi enabled central heating controller?) or a prize for a

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Free computer science subject knowledge enhancement resources for teachers

A few years ago I worked on a subject knowledge enhancement tool for Ebor Teaching Schools Alliance to support new teacher trainees pick up the necessary skills and understanding as they train. Since then, I’ve been working on ways to make that sort of support available to existing teachers as well as new trainees. In preparation

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CPU Fetch Decode Execute simulator for OCR A Level

CPUs work by following the fetch decode execute cycle. At Key Stage 3, students in the UK need to have a good idea of the process as a whole: The fetch decode execute cycle is the loop that CPUs constantly follow in order to get, understand and do each instruction in a program. At Key

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