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Minecraft Pi Programming

Minecraft Pi Programming

A mixture of tasks and content linked to programming using raspberry PI, Python and Minecraft. I found this unit to be really useful and students got a lot out of it.
NextStepComputing
Digital Skills

Digital Skills

A collection of digital skills progression documents and lessons. Learn unplugged coding, blogging and iMovie skills.
ferrycaptain
Computing SoW KS1

Computing SoW KS1

This is a SoW for Computing for Year 1 and 2, updated for the 2014 Curriculum. The SoW covers 3 key skills for each term, ensuring coverage of the curriculum. Please look at the files included for some of the resources mentioned in the SoW. There are also many useful website links for teaching the new Computing Curriculum. Please note; this plan incorporates the use of computers, iPads and robotic toys.
lizmcdiz
Algorithm sequence activity (cut out and order, add flowlines)

Algorithm sequence activity (cut out and order, add flowlines)

Can be used with any year group. Cut out and sort the algorithm, adding in flowlines. Note: Some children may put 'turn on tap' before 'put bottle under tap', this creates an interesting discussion point, as both algorithms achieve the goal. However, water is not wasted if the bottle is put under the tap before turning it on (Although there will be some clever child who states the tap must run cold first before putting the bottle under!). Extensions: Get the children to add in their own 'selection' (conditional operators; if, then, else) or decision diamond, e.g. is the bottle full? Yes - turn tap off, no - leave tap on. This activity is referred to in my online CPD videos: Delve in, for twelve min! See the video attached... For more info and to book me for training, please visit www.rundontwalk.co.uk
PhilWickins
Christmas Scratch Animated card

Christmas Scratch Animated card

This contains a starter where students are asked to ponder what makes an animated card interesting. The scripts are then given for learners to create a fully animated e-card. It includes moving snow, decorations that find their way to the tree, a star coming from the sky and landing on the tree. Baubles that flash, and a merry Christmas sign that lights up. Some features start automatically and others are interactive. This can be used from around age 7 right up to year 11! Everyone loves a Christmas theme! The lesson ends with a bronze, silver gold worksheet which allows differentiation from a cloze key word task, to considering real life uses, and ends with Blooms evaluative task for more able learners. There is also a homework / extended learning task available. Two learning walks have been rated outstanding with this lesson.
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