News Tagged 'computer games'

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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Scratch Programming – now online

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Scratch - New and onlineScratch gives children a fantastic introduction to computer programming.  It is used in a range of learning environments – classrooms, educational and computer science research, libraries, museums and at home.

To find out more check out the ScratchEd online community.

This new version of Scratch does not need a download of software, it can be accessed inside a browser so pupils can work on their games at home as well as in ...

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Mathletics Update

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MathleticsA reminder to anyone who is not already using Mathletics, schools can sign up for a two week free trial.

3P Learning’s Mathletics is an online maths website which is helping children love learning and improve their maths results. It’s popular in the schools we work in and we are happy to recommend it to schools.

There are thousands of maths activities aligned to the ...

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Using computer games to inspire writing

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A Small WorldMany primary school teachers will have heard of using computer games such as Myst to inspire logical thinking, problem solving and literacy. Although they are recognised as a fantastic media for inspiring boy’s writing, computer games like Myst can be too complicated for a lot of primary school teachers. If a lot of preparation work  needs to be ...

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