### Teaching theory with a cardboard robot

I built a cardboard robot to help teach the basic concepts of the data processing cycle we learn about in C.A.T., namely Input; Processing; Output; Storage Well, after creating “Steve”, I had to try use […]

I built a cardboard robot to help teach the basic concepts of the data processing cycle we learn about in C.A.T., namely Input; Processing; Output; Storage Well, after creating “Steve”, I had to try use […]

As a Computer Applications Technology teacher, I am at a distinct advantage. I work with Microsoft applications and computer hardware every single day. The subject itself covers so much of a practical nature and is […]

Here we go again I find, from time to time, that teachers in our awesome CAT & IT Teachers Facebook Group start chatting about the whole issue of why students seem to perform so poorly […]

From : http://chronicle.com/article/The-4-Properties-of-Powerful/228483/ I read the article (linked to above) and really enjoyed the points. I thought I should share it here with you. I am not going to reproduce the article but rather just […]

This time of year, towards the end of exams, I find that teachers in our awesome CAT & IT Teachers Facebook Group start chatting about the whole issue of why students seem to perform so […]

One of the biggest challenges facing many CAT teachers is the issue of the ‘theory’ and the consistently lower marks achieved by students as compared to the ‘practical’ papers. I have taught CAT for a […]

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