ViewSonic blog post

ViewSonic Education, who you might be aware of through their range of monitors and projectors, asked me to write a post on physical computing in primary schools. If you fancy having a read, the text can be found here

Free Primary Computing scheme of work

After speaking to a newly appointed Computing co-ordinator last night, she asked for examples of how other schools approach the curriculum. One example scheme of work (SOW), which a school I’ve previously worked with has successfully adopted, can be found here – Computing Champions Curriculum It includes a yearly overview, plus plans for each year group, Read more about Free Primary Computing scheme of work[…]

microbit for primary schools (mb4ps) update

I’ve just updated all the resources on my microbit for primary schools site mb4ps.co.uk to use the new JavaScript Blocks Editor (PXT), which is a the latest block based editor provided by the Microbit Foundation The updated resources can be found here, which includes a new project using the microbit’s radio to send messages and data Read more about microbit for primary schools (mb4ps) update[…]

Primary physical computing event for CAS East

Thanks to everyone who attended the session this afternoon. The slides used during the session can be found here Crumble – Slides – Connecting LEDs Robot Challenge BBC micro:bit – 2 options – Adam’s resources for Y7 (suitable for Y5/6) – https://sites.google.com/site/year7microbit2015/home/page-1 or Neil’s micro:bit for primary schools site – http://mb4ps.co.uk/resources (download the “Main lessons” PowerPoints) Pibrella (with Raspberry Pi) Read more about Primary physical computing event for CAS East[…]