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Box Variables

This unplugged activity, from the CS4FN team at Queen Mary University of London, helps learners to understand variable assignment and operations. They use the idea of variables as boxes as the basis of a group activity, developing their use of logical thinking to trace variables through programs.

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Computing without Computers

This textbook takes an ‘unplugged’ approach to learning the critical concepts in computer science. It relies heavily on metaphors as a means for readers to grasp new topics and relate them to their current understanding. It also contains puzzles which aid understanding.

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Super Scratch Programming Adventure

Aimed at primary level this resource provides an introduction to Scratch and includes activities in which children learn about sprites and how to create programmes in which they move and react in different ways. The booklet provides background information on Scratch and the fundamentals of programming. It also...

Calculator Maths

Basic skills and mental arithmetic are key factors if the calculator is to be used intelligently. The material in these books uses the calculator to reinforce early number bonds and encourage mental arithmetic. There are common headings, throughout the series of books, which present progressively more challenging...

Solar System Image and Information Set *suitable for home teaching*

From NASA, this is a set of high quality images and information about the solar system. The set of materials features the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Earth’s Moon, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, asteroids, comets, meteors and meteorites, the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud, and moons of the solar system...

Mathematics for Schools student books

This series, published by Addison Wesley for students from age five to thirteen, was written by teachers with the aim to inspire students by giving them a lively sense of interest and pleasure in mathematics and its creative use in everyday living. The series was also keen to stress a multiplicity of methods for...

Cockcroft Report: Mathematics counts

This resource from HMSO is the Report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Teaching of Mathematics in Schools under the Chairmanship of Dr W. H. Cockcroft.

The foreword states "Few subjects in the school curriculum are as important to the future of the nation as mathematics; and few have been the subject of...

Ships

The science in a Topic students’ book Ships provides a range of activities that enable children to develop ideas about floating, balance and stability. There are models to make and test which lead to ideas about the centre of gravity of stable and unstable objects. Ways of propelling and steering ships and the use...

Beta Mathematics 4

This resource, published by Schofield & Sims, is the fourth in the Beta Mathematics series of text books which were developed for use by students of junior and middle school age. It continues the theme of previous books and allows students to review and extend their knowledge of specific topics.

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Beta Mathematics 3

This resource, published by Schofield & Sims, is the third in the Beta Mathematics series of text books which were developed for use by students of junior and middle school age. It continues the theme of previous books and allows students to review and extend their knowledge of specific topics.

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