Since the implementation of the new computing curriculum, there have been numerous questions around how to teach various aspects of programming. Over the past few months, animation experts, Zu3D have built specific computer coding packs that help teachers to deliver lessons that are fun to teach and learn, making the computing principles easy to understand.
Friday 20 March marks the entry deadline for this year's Animation 15 competition.
Open to all UK schoolchildren aged seven to 19 years and free to enter, this year’s competition follows the success of Animation14 which saw over 1,330 entries from 183 schools across the UK. In total, 41 prizes were awarded to students who submitted entries both as individuals and in groups. To see some of last year’s winning entries, click here.
It is not even 10 o’clock and already there are swathes of educators making the short walk from Customs House DLR Station to the ExCeL Exhibition Centre to see the developments and innovations on display at this year’s Bett. As the gates open, I head on over to my first stand of the day to see what Learnpad have got up their sleeves.
Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools and colleges, supporting students with the full range of learning needs from sensory disabilities to mental health issues and autism, but is probably best known for her work on dyslexia. Here, Sal continues her monthly blog series for bee-it...