Learning to Think (Spring 2014)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses on Computational Thinking, and contains articles covering:

*The importance of computational thinking

*CTillustrated – displays of concepts of Computational Thinking

*Code Club – after-school, volunteer-led clubs for learning computing

*Joint planning between primary and secondary schools

*Algorithms in reception class

*Kids Can Code – student-led computing teaching

*Making music with Makey Makey, Audacity, Scratch and Python

*Teaching abstraction with ‘rock, paper, scissors’

*Data representation and graphics

*A multimedia approach to learning computing and programming in Python

*The ‘Computer Science Field Guide’

*Master Teachers, CAS Hubs and the Network of Excellence

*My Digital Life – an introductory Open University computing module

*Women in Computing

*Scratch Conference

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