Programming Principles Activity Pack

Joseph Mearman Activity Packs, Primary Activities, Primary Activity Packs, Primary Level

This pack introduces you to some fundamental programming principles through the use of the block-based editors Scratch, MakeCode for micro:bit and Lego Mindstorms! It combines theoretical knowledge with tasks and challenges around the following key principles: Writing algorithms and computer programs Using selection in computer programs Creating and using variables   This activity pack is worth 30 points plus what … Read More

Scratch Activity Pack

Joseph Mearman Activity Packs, Primary Activities, Primary Activity Packs, Primary Level

This activity pack contains videos and tutorials to help you develop your programming skills and understanding through Scratch games and tasks. This activity pack aims to familiarise you with Scratch and teach you the principles of programming along the way: Maze Game tutorial Chasing Game tutorial Programming Tasks on: Variables Selection Iteration   This activity pack is worth 30 points … Read More

CS101: Greenfoot

Joseph Mearman CS101, Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

This workshop develops students’ knowledge of object oriented programming, focusing on the Java-based Greenfoot environment. Through creating a series of games, students will strengthen their understanding of how object orientated programs are structured.

Scratch

admin Primary Level, Resources for Primary Teachers

Scratch is a colourful, user friendly, free software package, designed with learning and education in mind. With Scratch, you can program your own games and animations, and share your creations with people all over the world. Scratch incorporates the basics of computer science and, more importantly, has a “fun factor” with the use of sound, imagery and editing tools. Scratch … Read More