The EdComs Teachers website has been relaunched this summer with a focus on inviting teachers to get involved in its research and resource development, while enabling EdComs to access a wider network of teaching professionals to keep in touch with the ‘chalk-face’.
The new computing curriculum has understandably caused anxiety for many teachers across the country. With terms like ‘algorythms’ and ‘programming’ being bounced around, teachers who have never had the opportunity to use these skills themselves are being faced with the task of teaching the next generation how to do so.
Claire Lotriet, upper Key Stage 2 phaseleader and Year 6 teacher at Henwick Primary School, South London, is the computing and enterprise coordinator as well as author of the ‘Learn to Code’ practice books for students. Here, she shares her top tips on how programming can be simplified for children and teachers, cracking the code for the classroom…
Marking the end of another academic year, online maths platform Matific, is giving schools a free upgrade to their premium package, providing home access to hundrends of maths activities for pupils up and down the country.
Night Zookeeper is introducing a new Night Zookeeper Classroom starter pack for teachers for just £5 to help get the term off to a flying start in September!
Matific, the free online maths platform for children, stirred real interest at BETT this year, with a stand constantly full of admiring teachers. Bryan Plumb caught up with academic and Maticfic co-founder, Raz Kupferman to discover the story behind the product.