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Computational thinking starters and plenaries

Computational thinking starters and plenaries

This set of computational thinking starters and plenaries will support the teaching of all aspects of computer science. Ranging from simple to difficult, a great way to develop students ability to think and prepare for new computer science curriculum.

By chris_vidal

Computational Thinking for KS3 & KS4

Computational Thinking for KS3 & KS4

If you teach computer science, you don't want to miss out on this! Includes both my highly popular KS3 and KS4 introductions to computational thinking! Includes a mixture of information and activities to introduce students to the concepts of computational thinking through a series of real world scenarios. To practice the application of computational thinking, I have also included my Kodu programming challenges work unit!

By RobbotResources

Kodu programming challenges

Kodu programming challenges

This resource is to be used alongside the computer game software available free from Microsoft: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10056 After getting to grips with Kodu through the inbuilt tutorials, the unit of work challenges students to complete progressively more difficult tasks before creating functioning computer games. at each step, computational thinking is encouraged through the use of flowcharts to plan programming tasks. Evidence of the work completed is also encouraged (Examples of how to complete the evidencing tasks are included). Ideal for introducing basic programming skills in a fun learning environment!

By RobbotResources

Year 2: Master Computing Basics Bundle

Year 2: Master Computing Basics Bundle

A huge amount of resources for individual or Interactive Whiteboard use for Year 1 children. Gain confidence with easy to use, drag and drop resources across a variety of topics including a whole unit on Coding!

By martinjgoulden

Programming in Years 1-5

Programming in Years 1-5

Give these resources to any teacher and they will be able to teach programming to their class! Nearly 30 lesson plans in total with all necessary resources. Step-by-step picture guides to using Scratch and printables to use with Beebots. Tried and tested with teachers who have had no experience what so ever in coding!

By martinjgoulden

Programming Year 5 (x6 Lessons)

Programming Year 5 (x6 Lessons)

A 6 lesson programming unit for year 5 that anybody can pick up and teach! Teach your children all about coding, algorithms and debugging in order to create their very own computer game. Included in this pack: -6 step-by-step. -Picture guided lesson plans. -Printable resources. -Vocab guides. -Links to additional resources including the scratch files themselves! All of the year 5 unit is based on the use of free Scratch software. Please do NOT purchase this if you do not intend to use the free Scratch software.

By martinjgoulden

Programming Year 4 (x6 Lessons)

Programming Year 4 (x6 Lessons)

A 6 lesson programming unit for year 4 that anybody can pick up and teach! Teach your children all about coding, algorithms and debugging in order to create their very own computer game. Included in this pack: -6 step-by-step. -Picture guided lesson plans. -Printable resources. -Vocab guides. -Links to additional resources including the scratch files themselves! All of the year 4 unit is based on the use of free Scratch software. Please do NOT purchase this if you do not intend to use the free Scratch software.

By martinjgoulden

Programming Year 3 (x6 Lessons)

Programming Year 3 (x6 Lessons)

A 6 lesson programming unit for year 3 that anybody can pick up and teach! Teach your children all about coding, algorithms and debugging in order to create their very own magic show cartoon. Included in this pack: -6 step-by-step, picture guided lesson plans. -Printable resources. -Vocab guides. -Links to additional resources including the scratch files themselves. All of the year 3 unit is based on the use of free Scratch software. Please do NOT purchase this if you do not intend to use the free Scratch software.

By martinjgoulden

Programming Year 2 (x5 Lessons)

Programming Year 2 (x5 Lessons)

A 5 lesson programming unit for year 2 that anybody can pick up and teach! Teach your children all about coding, algorithms and debugging. Included in this pack: -6 step-by-step, picture guided lesson plans. -Printable resources. -Vocab guides. All of the year 2 unit is based on the use of BeeBots. Please do NOT purchase this if you do not have access to these devices.

By martinjgoulden

Programming Year 1 (x6 Lessons)

Programming Year 1 (x6 Lessons)

A 6 lesson programming unit for year 1 that anybody can pick up and teach! Teach your children all about coding, algorithms and debugging. Included in this pack: -6 step-by-step. -Picture guided lesson plans. -Printable resources. -Vocab guides. All of the year 1 unit is based on the use of BeeBots. Please do NOT purchase this if you do not have access to these devices.

By martinjgoulden