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

Programming in Python

Joseph Mearman Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary LevelLeave a Comment

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: 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.