News Tagged 'computer programming'

Hopscotch Hour of Code – December 8th – 12th

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Hopscotch Hour of CodeThe team at Hopscotch – a really good drag and drop programming app for the iPad –  have sent an Hour of Code message to all Hopscotch users who may be getting ready to take part in the Hour of Code event coming up in two weeks:

“Hi Hopscotch educators,

I hope you’re getting excited for the best holiday of the year: Hour of Code!

We’ve specially developed ...

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Scratch for Young Learners

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ScratchCat-SmallWe have promoted Scratch, the brilliant free software that gives children a fantastic introduction to computer programming, before on these pages. Scratch for Young Learners (a resource for teaching Scratch to 5 – 8 year olds) is a recently introduced and very useful teaching resource that will help to teach younger children how to use the software.

The ...

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Code Academy – self study in coding suitable for all ages

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Code1If you mention programming computers to the average primary school teacher, it is likely to be met with fear and apprehension! Writing computer code can also be seen as boring by pupils but mention making a game on the computer and it is likely to be met with great interest.

Code ...

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Literacy from Scratch Project

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Scratch - New and onlineLiteracy from Scratch is a web site that has been put together to demonstrate how teachers are using Scratch to develop interactive activities in any subject.

The Literacy from Scratch project is a response to the United Kingdom (UK) government’s initiative to develop computer programming in both primary and secondary schools.

The project involved the reworking of Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programmes ...

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Code Academy news

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Code Academy –  123ICT are planning to use this great resource for teaching the fundamentals in programming.

It covers HTML/CSS, JavaScript and JQuery using an engaging, step by step framework, with rewards along the way.

For more details go to: https://www.codecademy.com

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