Python – Object Oriented Programming

Joseph Mearman Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

Python is a clean, readable programming language which is commonly used within education. It is becoming an important element within the Computing and ICT curriculum across the UK. It is easy to learn, but can be used by both novice and experienced programmers, and it’s also very relevant to coding languages used in industry.

CS101: Algorithms I

Joseph Mearman CS101, Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

This workshop develops students’ ability to decompose complex processes through the use of flowcharts and step-by-step instructions. These skills are then applied to solve a Numeracy GCSE-style question and examples of commonly used algorithms are explored.

Artificial Intelligence

Megan Chick Primary Level, Resources for Primary Teachers

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the intelligence exhibited by machines or software, and there are many interesting questions around this topic. Can you program a computer to think? This workshop uses a selection of online tools such as chatbots to analyse these questions and to give students an understanding of Artificial Intelligence. Are computers intelligent or not? Looking at online tools … Read More

Arduino

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

Arduino is a small circuit board which allows you to make a computer that can sense and control the physical environment. You can learn about electronics by building your own circuits, and you can program your Arduino to become anything, from a mobile phone to a Geiger counter! Technocamps have developed a wearable computing workshop, where pupils can use an … Read More

PyShop

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

The Py Shop programme helps students develop the ability to program in Python starting from the basics before covering more advanced topics. Throughout the programme students will develop a complete shop system. Presentation: Cheat Sheet Sports Management System

Number Systems – How-To

Megan Chick Activity Packs, Secondary Activities, Secondary Activity Packs, Secondary Level

This pack includes short “how-to” videos teaching you how to convert between different number systems like binary to hex. This pack is worth 10 points plus what you earn in the quizzes (each quiz is worth 10!). What you’ll need: – Pen and paper – Worksheets (found at the bottom of the relevant tab) Binary to Hexadecimal Hexadecimal to Denary … Read More