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Make Your Own Snowflake on Hopscotch

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Make Your Own Snowflake on Hopscotch. Use computer code to make your own snowflake using the Hopsotch iPad app!

For any teacher using Hopscotch in their class, here is a lovely example of what children can do with code. Watch the video illustrating how to build a snowflake so that you can help the children in their activity.

There are lots of tutorials on the Hopscotch website but this one is great for the last week of term. Children ...

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Hopscotch Hour of Code – December 8th – 12th

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Hopscotch Hour of CodeThe team at Hopscotch – a really good drag and drop programming app for the iPad –  have sent an Hour of Code message to all Hopscotch users who may be getting ready to take part in the Hour of Code event coming up in two weeks:

“Hi Hopscotch educators,

I hope you’re getting excited for the best holiday of the year: Hour of Code!

We’ve specially developed ...

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123ICT-Oxford Brookes Scratch for Key Stage 2 Seminar

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Once again we had a full house for our Digital Learning Seminar at Oxford Brookes School of Education on June 11th 2014.

In preparation for the new Computing Curriculum the focus this term was on Scratch for Key Stage 2. This was a hands on seminar, working through examples of how schools can teach programming in a fun and engaging way.  We also discussed activity planning to support skills progression.

Feedback from delegates:

“Friendly, easy going teacher.  Good opportunity for exploration & discrete ...

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Learn Code through playing a game

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Code PicLearn Code through playing a game – a brilliant way to teach Computer Science. This is ideal for the “Hour of Code” initiative!

This step by step guide to learning code is a fun way to introduce computer code into the class.

 

 

 

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Code your way to victory

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Code your way to victoryThe 3rd to the 9th of March is the week of the UK Hour of Code. To celebrate this event, 2Simple are giving all young coders the chance to win some fantastic 2Simple prizes for the whole class by showing off their coding skills.

So if you think the next Tim Berners-Lee is sitting in your class then get involved!

There are 4 top prizes to be won for different ...

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