Blog from a girl geek up North

GirlGeekUpNorth

GirlGeekUpNorth

Blog from a girl geek up North

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This Girl Can Climb – one year on

This Girl Can Climb – one year on

From complete newbie to one of the faces of the “This Girl Can Climb” campaign for 2017 but still pretty rubbish, here’s how I got here…

Lesson plan – Converting hexadecimal to binary and denary

Lesson plan – Converting hexadecimal to binary and denary

Here is a Hexadecimal conversion lesson plan for you to use, covering Hex, converting to/from Binary and Denary, with fun ice breaker and plenary.

Game Review – All Out War, wave one

Game Review – All Out War, wave one

All Out War is a Walking Dead themed miniatures game, and for my first venture into the world of miniatures, I reviewed the wave one sets.

National Coding Week Manchester 2017

National Coding Week Manchester 2017

Want to know how we’re celebrating National Coding Week 2017 in Manchester? Look no further… The first workshops have been announced!

Underground adventure – Go Below Challenge trip

Underground adventure – Go Below Challenge trip

The Go Below Challenge is an underground adventure including a boat ride, zip line, traverse, abseil, and waterfall climb. Here’s what we thought…

Lesson plan – EduBlocks, hide a diamond find a diamond

Lesson plan – EduBlocks, hide a diamond find a diamond

Use EduBlocks in the classroom to ease the transition from Scratch to Python. Follow this simple lesson plan for the hide a diamond find a diamond tutorial.

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Under the Mask

Game Review – T.I.M.E Stories, Under the Mask

Under the Mask is the fourth scenario for T.I.M.E Stories, so far we’ve loved all the expansions, would this one be as good as the others?

MIF – What if Women Ruled the World?

MIF – What if Women Ruled the World?

For Manchester International Festival, What if Women Ruled the World is a dramatic artwork pondering one of life’s great questions.

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Becoming a teacher – PGCE Secondary Computer Science

Put together my love of teaching and my passion for inspiring young people with technology and you get my next career – a Computer Science teacher!

Game Review – Corks

Game Review – Corks

Corks is a fast and furious card game of elimination, speed, thought, co-ordination, stealth and cunning – is it good enough to join our party game faves?

How to experience Hong Kong in two days

How to experience Hong Kong in two days

The destination for our honeymoon was Bali, but we decided to make Hong Kong a quick city break on the way. Here’s how we experienced Hong Kong in two days.

MIF – Party Skills for the End of the World

MIF – Party Skills for the End of the World

Party Skills for the end of the World is an immersive show, created for Manchester International Festival, showing you how to celebrate your life.


My Diary

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 – My Year in Review

2016 for me has been the best! I have done so many new things, and my life is moving in an amazing direction. Let’s have a look at some of the highlights for 2016!

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