Power ups, extra lives and zombies – enriching the KS2 curriculum through games creation CY005 / A16

Start date
23 Jan 17
Duration
2 Days
Location
National STEM Learning Centre, University of York, York YO10 5DD How to find us
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Summary

The vast majority of children use a range of technology and play online games daily without understanding how this incredible technology works. This course will guide you through the coding elements of the KS2 Computing Curriculum, giving you ‘hands on’ opportunities to experience a variety of programming skills using a range of free to use software. In 2 days, we will take you from creating simple programs to the exciting world of computer games creation enabling you to provide exciting and engaging activities around game creation with your pupils.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

Course fees vary for participants outside the UK. Please contact enquiries@stem.org.uk for more information.

Outcomes

You will:

  • be able to help children grasp key coding concepts in an exciting way
  • gain an understanding of how games are created and coded
  • use a range of object based coding programs to create games of different genres

Sessions

Power ups, extra lives and zombies – enriching the KS2 curriculum through games creation - day 123 January 2017 10:00-19:00
Power ups, extra lives and zombies – enriching the KS2 curriculum through games creation - day 224 January 2017 09:00-15:00

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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