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“But we are training to be Key Stage 1 teachers, I don’t know why we would need to study algorithms!” As some of you may know, I am occasionally a Visiting Lecturer at a nearby...

...but BBC promise to deliver on their most ambitious campaign yet The long-awaited and highly anticipated BBC Micro:bit rollout has been delayed…again. But this time promises to be the last. Due to have made their way...

Today, LEGO® Education announced LEGO Education WeDo 2.0, a hands-on science and computing solution designed for primary schools. The unique solution combines the LEGO® brick, classroom-friendly software and engaging projects based on National Curriculum...

3D printing (a process for making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many successive thin layers of a material) may have been around for a few years now, but...

Barrow Hills School in Surrey has recently been involved in trialing a pioneering game which aims to improve the awareness of the importance of e-safety, and is the first prep school in the UK...

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...

The London Digital Inclusive Network (LonDIN) is a Kickstarter campaign with the tagline: “Where everyone is included so that no-one gets left behind.” When tech enthusiast, James Dellow began the project two years ago,...

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...

Minecraft (for those of you who may not have heard) is a sandbox game; a game with no storyline and no ‘end result’, where the player can do as they please, letting their imagination...