Author Archives: edwin bruce

Turings curse (or nothing in computing is actually new)

Worth 15 minutes…

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Parking woes

Seen in Kilbirnie. A young man (22ish) tried three times to reverse park into this spot – and failed… No traffic and on the flat… There were no learner plates and the driver was not under instruction so I shall … Continue reading

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ZIP cars are cool but…

In London… Joined ZIP as an alternative to hiring a car to travel to Wales. A fantastic option in terms of low price and convenience. A bit like Lime scooters for cars. Ultra-modern vehicles, no hand or foot brake, a … Continue reading

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WEGC campus from Mount Victoria…

The picture was taken recently. My office area and classrooms are now on the top field. Similar to being sent to Siberia, except I actually prefer it on the top field teaching in conventional classrooms! Quite a lot of work … Continue reading

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Death of a former student

I attended the funeral of a former student recently, as part of a contingent of 5 teachers/Principal. A number of her school friends attended the funeral service, several speaking. She was 19 years old. I taught her over 4 years … Continue reading

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Class prize giving : students choice

My Digital Technologies class were invited to: Make a list of 6 prize categories they would like to see for the class, and Decide who wins each category (chocolate bar). I did not participate – just left it up to … Continue reading

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Its all about cake

It is getting to the time of the year when junior students, sensing the impending break start to do even less work than usual and with not very much enthusiasm. Happy to say that as part of reflecting on learning … Continue reading

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