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Free Training on the New Computing Curriculum

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Hopscotch and iPad Game making appFree training on the new Computing Curriculum is being offered as a Futurelearn MOOC (Massive Open On-line Course) by the University of East Anglia.

The course is entitled Teaching Computing, it begins on the 3rd of February and is focused on supporting primary and secondary teachers on how to tackle the new Computing curriculum.  It is ...

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Learn to Write Code with code.org

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CODE ImageCode.org is a great website where teachers can find out how to go about teaching Computer Science to their children and the pupils can in turn discover the basic concepts of Computer Science and learn how to write code with drag and drop programming. The site, although designed to target schools in the USA, is well thought out, child friendly ...

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Sploder – Pupils Can Make Games to Share

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Sploder - pupils make games to shareWhat is Sploder you may well ask? “Sploder is a place where anyone can make games online and share them with the world. There are several different types of game creators, and no programming skill is necessary. All you need is a good imagination and a desire to be creative.” (Sploder ...

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Raspberry Pi Competition

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This could be a great end of term activity! (Quotes below from Raspberry Pi):

“Kids: we’re giving away 2000 Pi kits for your class, or for your home projects!”

“You met Lance Howarth, the CEO of the Raspberry Pi Foundation (this means he heads up our charitable giving), when he joined us earlier in the autumn. Today Lance has some news for you – and a very silly hat.

He’s leaving presents under the tree, not stealing them. ...

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Code Academy – self study in coding suitable for all ages

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Code1If you mention programming computers to the average primary school teacher, it is likely to be met with fear and apprehension! Writing computer code can also be seen as boring by pupils but mention making a game on the computer and it is likely to be met with great interest.

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