News Tagged 'programming'

Hopscotch Update

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Hopscotch updateHopscotch, the game-making and programming app for the iPad, has been written about previously but now there is a new Hopscotch update release. The new additions are worth looking at; they are:

  • A sound event, giving you the ability to make your projects more interactive–TIP: try it with a clap! (script event dropdown: “When I hear a loud sound”);
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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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Hopscotch iPad Game Making App

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Hopscotch and iPad Game making appHopscotch is an iPad game making app using a visual programming language based on the Scratch programming tool.  Users drag “blocks” of code into a scripting area in order to build programs.

The app is free to download from https://www.gethopscotch.com/ and for more information see the blog https://blog.gethopscotch.com/.

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Scratch Programming – now online

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Scratch - New and onlineScratch gives children a fantastic introduction to computer programming.  It is used in a range of learning environments – classrooms, educational and computer science research, libraries, museums and at home.

To find out more check out the ScratchEd online community.

This new version of Scratch does not need a download of software, it can be accessed inside a browser so pupils can work on their games at home as well as in ...

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