Monthly Archives: April 2016

Coding as a way of understanding the Monty Hall problem

The other night a maths teacher and I were sharing a few cold drinks and we fell to discussing the Monty Hall Problem. Now, you may have heard of the Monty Hall Problem even if you don’t know it by … Continue reading

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Would you want to work at Matthew & Son?

I’ve been familiar with the 1966 Cat Stevens song ‘Matthew & Son’ since I was a youngling, and indeed back then it seemed like a grim existence working for the Man. And his son. And yet it was only the … Continue reading

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Logging classroom temperature on a Raspberry Pi

Today I logged the temperature in our ICT room as part of a wider Y7 project on data handling, spreadsheets and climate change. We’re taking real historical weather data, analysing it in Excel and making Word documents about our findings. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Never Knows, Chapter 2

Only 8 months after chapter 1, here’s chapter 2. Enjoy! Tuesday morning ‘Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit, Kimberley,’ were the words that greeted me this morning. Father was unpacking a huge delivery of books and putting them in … Continue reading

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