Entries by John Lilley

Computational Thinking

There is a new term being banded around since the new computing curriculum was launched in September 2014. Computational Thinking Computational Thinking is not something I’d really heard and I’ve spent 20 years in IT. In the old curriculum children discovered how to use software but did not learn how to make it. Learning to code […]

Girls Who “Create” Choose STEM

Girls Who “Create” Choose STEM The shortage of women pursuing careers in computer science and engineering is a hot topic these days. Fortunately, the future for the next generation of girls is looking bright, according to a new study by Intel. Their research finds that “girls that make, design and create things using technology develop […]