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Computing across the primary curriculumCY016

Although it was rewritten in 2013 there is a misconception that the computing curriculum is solely about programming, computer science and online safety. The attainment targets in KS1 and KS2 make it clear that children are expected to use and apply a range of technology effectively to collect, analyse, present,...

Scratch programming in primary schoolCV001

Scratch is the most popular tool for computer programming in primary schools around the world, and is used independently by millions of children for their own projects. Its block-based, drag-and-drop system supports accessible, creative learning for children of all abilities and levels of experience. Children can...

SEND Computing ConferenceCY701

This conference is ideal for any teachers working in special schools who are looking at adapting the computing curriculum for their pupils in creative ways to support life skills, literacy and numeracy. Teachers working in mainstream primary settings with students with special needs may also find it of benefit. There...

Teaching computingNE704

This free online course aims to help teachers in primary and secondary schools, especially those who previously taught other subjects including ICT. Designed with Master Teachers from Computing at School it combines subject knowledge and pedagogy to help you teach great computing lessons. Over six weeks, you’ll...

The science of learningNE709

Online course. Flexible participation. Guided by Professor Paul Howard-Jones (The Secret Life of Four and Five Year Olds) and Professor Tim Jay, develop an understanding of the science of learning and discuss its impact on your teaching. Draw upon educational neuroscience and psychology to help you interpret student...