The Barefoot Computing project is helping teachers to teach the computer science elements of the new primary computing curriculum. This collection contains the free, high-quality resources produced by the project, comprising of teacher guides and activity sheets.
The project uses a range of approaches to a core set of computational thinking principles including
Many computer science topics are covered, including
*Sequence, Selection, Repetition and Variables
*Computer Networks and Computer Systems
*Inputs and Outputs
Barefoot supports primary educators with the confidence, knowledge, skills and resources to teach computer science. Resources are aligned to the curricular for all UK nations. This includes FREE high-quality lesson plans and local CPD Workshops, all designed to help teachers gain confidence in bringing computer science to life in the classroom.
CAS and BT are working together to support teachers in delivering the computing curriculum.
BT – Barefoot Computing is part of BT’s commitment to help build a culture of tech literacy and use the power of communications to make a better world. Find out more at www.techliteracy.co.uk
CAS – For teachers who have found Barefoot Computing the first entry point on their CPD journey, Computing At School can be found by clicking here http://www.computingatschool.org.uk/