News Tagged 'programming'

2Simple Purple Mash 2Code

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2Simple Purple Mash 2CodeMany schools have full access to 2Simple’s  Purple Mash and the newest addition to the software suite is 2Code, a new coding application to give pupils the opportunity to make small programs and games. 2Code offers a set of tutorial videos which need to be watched, experimented with and learned form. Once pupils are ...

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UK Hour of Code March 3 – 9

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UKHourOfCode_260x196Further to our recent post about the UK Hour of Code, from September coding will be a huge part of the ICT curriculum and all primary teachers will be expected to teach it at the appropriate level. By means of an introduction there is a huge push to engage everyone with the Continue Reading →

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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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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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New Curriculum Computing CPD Resources

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New Curriculum Computing CPD ResourcesComputing ITT and CPD Resources is a newly created wiki web site which may be of interest to many schools:

“This site has been put together by a small group of teachers and teacher educators convened by the DfE’s Teaching Agency and chaired by Bob Harrison. Our aim has been to curate a collection of resources for use ...

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