Oct. 20, 2020
Dot Com Digital programme, is our latest wellbeing resource, aimed at children aged 5-11, it adopts a values-based approach that empowers children to develop confidence and make safe choices. It includes overviews, videos, lesson plans and online and paper-based activities.
Oct. 14, 2020
On the 15th of October it is International Handwashing Day. We all understand the importance of this day given our current circumstances. Even taking that out of the equation, handwashing is an essential skill we teach our children from the first moment they can take instruction. It keeps them and those around them safe and healthy.
Oct. 14, 2020
The tool we want to highlight this week is Developing Tray. Developing Tray, within the Text Toolkit, is an application that draws children into applying their knowledge and skills of reading to an unknown text. It encourages work, not just on a word level, but on a sentence and whole-text level. It works well as a whole class activity using a whiteboard but can also be used by groups and individuals, with or without a teacher.
Oct. 12, 2020
We launched Python in Pieces, an interactive coding environment, designed to build student and teacher confidence in the text-based coding language of Python this month.
This is the second part of our Q and A session with the developers of the program, to look at how it supports pupils and why Python should be taught in schools.
Oct. 6, 2020
We have just launched Python in Pieces, an interactive coding environment, designed to build student and teacher confidence in the text-based coding language of Python.
In this blog we have a question and answer session with two of the developers of the program, to discuss what it is, how it supports computing in Secondary schools.