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The BBC Micro:bit should have been rolled-out to over one million year-seven pupils across the country by now. In fact, it was supposed to have been rolled out in October. Due to an issue...

A few weeks ago we looked at code.org and saw how leading, high-profile, computer programming individuals can inspire younger generations to take on the coding challenge inside and outside of the classroom and become pioneers...

Over the last few weeks we’ve been looking at the resources available for primary schools which can help implement the new computer science curriculum and assist in teaching programming to students of key stage...
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In the last Computing Curriculum article we talked about Code Club and how the after-school network is working wonders by teaching kids about programming. In this article we’ll look at CS Unplugged – Computer Science...
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In last week’s instalment we looked at CAS Barefoot Computing and their role in helping teachers to deliver lessons on coding through activities and resources such as Scratch and Crazy Character Algorithms. This week, Amy delves a...

In the first article in this series we discussed Computational Thinking and how the concept is integral to every part of the programming process, from understanding and learning, right through to teaching. There are a...

The new Computing Curriculum introduced the topic of coding last year in order to equip students with the skills they may require for the future technology driven workplace. However, with no previous lesson plans, no...
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A new interactive educational initiative called Every Child Can Code launched today to help teach children aged up to 7 to code. Sir Clive Sinclair’s team at Retro Computers Ltd, which recently launched the ZX Vega games...

By now you’ve probably heard of the new initiative launched by the BBC – the Micro:bit; a pocket-sized computer that is being given free to every child in Year 7 (or equivalent) across the...
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  In January 2014 I attended my first Apps for Good event; a launch night for several new apps that had all been designed by student teams as part of a national app development competition.During...