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This introduction to using the small programmable robot, the BeeBot, introduces children to creating simple programs. They learn the importance of sequences of accurate instructions, and test their sequences out using a 'fakebot' or paper-robot. Children are encouraged to debug and develop their sequences before...
As part of The IET Scotland South West committee, we have available a small fund available to either provide small prizes or material to enable STEM investigations / competitions to be held in and around Glasgow.
The aim is to promote STEM competitions in primary school to highlight to young people the...
A range of downloadable classroom posters to support learning in science, computing and engineering. They link to curriculum topics including: forces, light, circuits, space, weather, transport, materials and robotics. All of these posters are updated and the collection is added to on a...
This Pedagogics resource uses the following quote from the Chinese philosopher Confucius: "Tell me...and I will forget. Show me... and I will remember. Involve me... and I will understand"
This resource by Pedagogics explores subtle adjustments to teacher's language in order to be less emotive, more objective-led and promote progress.
A presentation highlighting seven strategies for behaviour management.
This diagram supports the understanding of computational thinking, a skill in the primary computing curriculum. Students studying computing will gain an understanding of computational systems of all kinds, whether or not they include computers.
Computational thinking is the thought processes involved in...
This 'concept card' from the Barefoot collection explains 'computational thinking':
*What it is
*Why it is important
*What it looks like in the primary curriculum
*How to find out more
It supports teacher understanding to improve their teaching of the Barefoot activities.
A basic lesson that introduces the idea of algorithms and simple sequences of commands. The online Rapid Router environment is introduced, after the children use some 'unplugged' activities to develop their thinking.