Results for "problem solving" (9)

Astro Pi

Leading UK space organisations have joined forces with British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake and Raspberry Pi to offer students a chance to devise and code their own apps or experiment to run in space.Two Raspberry Pi computers are planned to be flown to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of Tim’s six month...
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Swap Puzzle

Using a set of simple ‘swap puzzles’, this CS4FN activity helps students to learn, fundamentally, what an algorithm is and how they can be made more efficient. Students are encouraged to create algorithms for solving the puzzles which can be used by future players to win, with no understanding of the game, in as few...
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Tour Guide (Companion to the Knight’s Tour Activity)

Containing two linked activities, these resources from the CS4FN team introduce graphs to represent inter-related data and algorithms to negotiate them. Suitable for non-programmers being introduced to algorithms, the two challenges – the Knights Tour and the Tour Guide – are similar. Both use graphs as...
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Invisible Palming

This activity from the Computer Science for Fun (CS4FN) team at QMUL is an introduction to algorithms suitable for those in upper primary school. A ‘self-working’ magic trick is shown – this is a trick that works every time, as long as the process is followed exactly. No understanding of the trick is needed by the ‘...
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There Is No Them, Only Us (Summer 2013)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:*Computing in the national curriculum*Computational thinking in the classroom*Code Club*Learning algorithmic thinking through dance*Code Avengers*Touch Develop*The Behind the Screen Project*Differentiation in coding challenges*Computer...
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Primary mathematics conferenceMY007

Explore ways of developing fluency, reasoning and problem solving across the mathematics curriculum to support the development of mastery. Find out how to create a culture in school where all children enjoy rich mathematical experiences, learn more about the Maths Hubs projects and how teaching approaches from...

Computer Science as a School Subject: Seizing the Opportunity

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...
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The Internet

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Computing, Programming and Pedagogy (Autumn 2014)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses on pedagogy, and contains articles covering: *Barefoot Computing teaching resources and ready-to-deliver CPD with QuickStart Computing *BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching *Baseline assessment of computing *Bebras international informatics...
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