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Scratch 3 coming

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Find out about Scratch 3 - https://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/Scratch_3.0

 

Micro:bit launched to secondary schools (March 2016)

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Astro Pi

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"In December 2015, British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake blasted off to the International Space Station for Mission Principia – and two Raspberry Pi computers with a special add-on board are ready for him. As part of his mission, he’ll be running experiments which utilise the board’s sensors, created and coded by school students."

The website can be found at: https://astro-pi.org/

Computing (curriculum) and technology courses

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  • Assessment, progression and practical activities in computing at KS1 and KS2
     
  • Working Scientifically - Using iPads, dataloggers and other technologies to support Primary Science
     
  • 'Apps and iPads': Using iPads to support the primary curriculum
     
  • ICT, iPads and Online Safety in EYFS
     
  • Programming with Scratch in Primary Schools
     
  • Programming with Kodu in Primary Schools
     
  • Computing in Primary Schools - Year 1 and 2
     
  • Computing in Primary Schools - Year 3 and 4
     
  • Computing in Primary Schools - Year 5 and 6
     
  • Programming in primary schools - Robots in control
     
  • Computing in primary school – Creating digital content

All of these courses can be run as school-based training sessions. Subject-based iPad training can be done for most subjects (e.g. PE, Science, Maths ...)

 





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Hour of Code -

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There are many free resources to support the hour of code in December 7-13th 2015.

Examples- 

Tynker- https://www.tynker.com/hour-of-code/

Lightbot - http://lightbot.com/hoc.html

Kodable - https://www.kodable.com/hour-of-code

 

Scratch Junior- update
"The first official Android release of ScratchJr is available now in the Google Play Store. It will work on tablets, 7-inch or larger, that are running Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) or greater. We are actively working on a release that will work on devices that are running Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean MR1) or greater." - scratch junior website - http://www.scratchjr.org/about.html#faq

Support and training

If you want support for computing (e.g. school-based training or courses), Online Safety (parent, staff, pupil training or support, EPICT certifcation and 360 degree assessment tool support), technologies such as iPads then please contact us by using the form below.
 

Scratch Junior app launched - July 2014

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The Scratch Junior app is now available from the Apple App Store

 

Progression Pathways Assessment Framework KS1 (Y1) to KS3 (Y9)- from CAS- created by Mark Dorling - find out more (January 2014)
 

"This guide has been written especially for primary teachers, to demystify the programme of study for primary schools. It will enable teachers to get to grips with the new requirements quickly and to build on current practice. It includes help for schools with planning and gives guidance on how best to develop teachers’ skills."

New National Curriculum

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Scratch 2 download version (beta) link - launched August 2013