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Name: James Abela
Date registered: June 16, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Bangkok Digital Leaders Plan Scratch Day with MIT — March 21, 2014
  2. Making the Scratch Cat Move – A digital Leader Screencast — July 18, 2013
  3. The Big Questions! — June 19, 2013
  4. iTunesU 1st Draft Outline — May 30, 2013
  5. iTunesU Course for Digital Leaders Primary — May 24, 2013

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  1. iTunesU Course for Digital Leaders Primary — 9 comments
  2. iTunesU 1st Draft Outline — 6 comments
  3. The Big Questions! — 2 comments

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Mar 21

Bangkok Digital Leaders Plan Scratch Day with MIT

The Primary Digital Leaders have been busy in their Friday ECA. Their first client was the American university, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), who asked them to help plan Scratch Day on Friday 16th May. Scratch is a free educational programming language that was developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT. Scratch is designed …

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Jul 18

Making the Scratch Cat Move – A digital Leader Screencast

  Digital Leader Maximus made this video. This was his first Screencast that he scripted, filmed and produced. He used Camtasia, but there are lots of free tools out there. The software team who makes Camtasia tweeted, “What a great video!” and Kev Marshall, Head of Computing & IT exclaimed,”9 yr old doing better than …

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Jun 19

The Big Questions!

On Saturday I will be bringing my camera with me and I’d like to ask as many people as possible the following questions: 1. How did you persuade the Senior Leadership team to authorise the program? 2. How did you set up the program? 3. What have the Digital Leaders done? 4. What are the …

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May 30

iTunesU 1st Draft Outline


I have been looking through all the resources on the site and out and about and come up with this 1st draft for a course outline: 1. Persuading Senior Management 2. Joining the support network 3. Technical Setup of School 3.1 Edmodo 3.2 Google Apps for Education 4. Digital Leader Application Process 5. Assigning Digital …

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May 24

iTunesU Course for Digital Leaders Primary


 We are keen to encourage as many schools to join the Digital Leaders Network and so now we are taking the next step. We are making a complete course for teachers to learn how to run a Digital Leaders programme. In the spirit of the Digital Leaders network we would like you to share your …

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May 19

World scratch day in Cambridge


Every year we celebrate scratch day on the 18th of May, that was when scratch was made.We celebrate it as Scratch’s birthday. On the 18th of of May 2013 scratch day was in Cambridge there were 2 classes there was an beginners class and an advanced class. Mr Abela was with the Beginners, while Mr …

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