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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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General on-line games for summer fun

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If the weather continues to be miserable during the school summer holidays, there will be times that parents are happy for their children to be playing computer games!

Below are a set of strategy games which help to develop logical reasoning and problem solving – all useful skills for life:

ARKive  Games

Kiba Games 

Finding Nemo

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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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