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This resource uses the version of Minecraft that comes pre-installed within the Raspbian operating system for the Raspberry Pi. As such a Raspberry Pi is required to use this e-book. Minecraft: Pi Edition comes with a powerful Application Programming Interface (API), which allows students to hack and make entire...
In this resource , students can get started and are guided step-by-step through the process of creating all sorts of projects using Scratch including games, animations, quizzes, electronics circuits, and more. Although originally written for the Raspberry Pi all the projects can be ported to other platforms (except...
This issue of the magazine focuses on assessment in primary education, how to drive science education in the primary classroom, demonstrates the effects of using a pulley and even how to open a museum in a school! Karen Brunyee,Primary Professional National Lead, describes how to incorporate STEM...
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...
The Primary STEM Learning Autumn magazine is an excellent read for Primary Schools Teachers. Articles include, spooky STEM activities to do for Halloween, how to incorporate science into mathematics and English lessons, and everything you will need to know about British astronaut Tim Peake blasting off into Space...
This briefing note, intended for Governors and Senior Management Teams, fleshes out the background to the introduction of computing in schools and is intended as a basis for a strategic debate about reform of the ICT curriculum. It has been written mainly with schools in mind, but the broad outline of the argument...
This edition of the Computing at School (CAS) newsletter covers a range of topics including:
*Unplugged computing magic tricks
*Programming using Alice, Scratch and GameMaker
*Making games with Kodu
*Object oriented programming in Java with Greenfoot
This early edition of the Computing at School (CAS) newsletter includes articles on Scratch programming and curriculum structure in lower secondary school. Also, videos showing the importance of maths in computer science are highlighted.
This edition of the Computing at School (CAS) newsletter is focused on physical computing, and features:
*The BBC Micro-Bit and Make It Digital projects
*CPD tips with Barefoot and Quickstart
*Primary school activities with Scratch and Makey Makey
*Scratch projects with Microsoft Kinect...
This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:
*CAS community resources
*BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching
*Pedagogy in computing teaching and across the curriculum
*The Barefoot Computing project