News Tagged 'Scratch'

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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Aardman Animations aims to get kids coding with their Shaun the Sheep contest

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Shaun the Sheep AardmanAardman Animations aims to get kids coding with their Shaun the Sheep contest.

Full details of the competition, along with lots of other great animation and coding information can be found on Shaun’s Academy webpage.

On the Learn and Make page of the web site there are step by step instructions on how to ...

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Scratch for Key Stage 2 Seminar

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SCRATCH FOR KEY STAGE 2 SEMINAR

Wednesday June 11th 1.30 – 4pm

This is the next in the program of 123ICT-School of Education Digital Learning Seminars taking place at Oxford Brookes Harcourt Hill Campus.

Following the success of our previous Hands-On Seminar, by popular demand our next seminar will focus on Scratch for Key Stage 2.  As schools gear up for the new computing curriculum many of you ...

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Scratch for Young Learners

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ScratchCat-SmallWe have promoted Scratch, the brilliant free software that gives children a fantastic introduction to computer programming, before on these pages. Scratch for Young Learners (a resource for teaching Scratch to 5 – 8 year olds) is a recently introduced and very useful teaching resource that will help to teach younger children how to use the software.

The ...

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Literacy from Scratch Project

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Scratch - New and onlineLiteracy from Scratch is a web site that has been put together to demonstrate how teachers are using Scratch to develop interactive activities in any subject.

The Literacy from Scratch project is a response to the United Kingdom (UK) government’s initiative to develop computer programming in both primary and secondary schools.

The project involved the reworking of Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programmes ...

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