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Programming – Concepts, BASIC Commands and Scratch Alternatives

Programming – Concepts, BASIC Commands and Scratch Alternatives

This is part two of two-day training on how to teach programming. It was created for use with teachers in Nepal but contains content that is globally relevant. This PowerPoint presentation includes various fun activities based around: What programming is and why it is important Variables and constants BASIC Commands and their Scratch alternatives (PRINT, CLS, INPUT, END, REM, LET) Conditional Statements – IF THEN ELSE, SELECT CASE, GOTO Loops - FOR NEXT, DO WHILE, WHILE WEND Setting Real World programming challenges Combining programming with other topics ========================================================================= Part one, which contains various fun activities based around: Computational thinking (simplified)– breaking down a bigger task into smaller steps and finding solutions Algorithms – Step-by-step ordered instructions Flow Charts – Graphical representations of algorithms Pseudocode – A half-code outline of a program written for humans to understand. Can be found here - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/programming-what-do-you-need-to-know-before-you-teach-it-presentation-and-activities-11869690
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STEAM BUNDLE for Years 5 and 6

STEAM BUNDLE for Years 5 and 6

This resource is a BUNDLE (444 pages) of 18 STEAM packs that I have put together for Upper Key Stage 2 all following objectives from the 2014 National Curriculum of England. Some are pulled from other thematic packs, while others are sold as stand alone packs in the Connecting Curriculum shops, including textiles, evolution and adaptations, prototyping with littleBits and MakeyMakey, food technology and computer science with Scratch. You can check out all resources offered in my catalogue here: Connecting Curriculum Catalogue INCLUDED STEAM with littleBits Mission to Mars: Design a Mars Rover with littleBits Working Scientifically with littleBits for Year 5 and 6 Vikings: Battle Modifications with littleBits STEAM with Textiles Mayan Civilisation Study - Art & DT Focus (Textiles) Mission to Mars: Design a Mission Badge (e-Textile) STEAM Curriculum Working Scientifically I can Statements for Years 5 & 6 STEAM with MakeyMakey and Scratch Working Scientifically with MakeyMakey in Years 5 & 6 Design A Video Game on Scratch Other STEAM packs Insect Study - Adapted Insect Forms Ancient Benin Study: Create a Thumb Piano Design a Survival Invention The Heart - Build an Anatomical Model STEAM with Food Working Scientifically with Cookies for Years 5 & 6 Conquest: Diet of a Conquistador (Science & DT) Working Scientifically with Energy Bites for Years 5 & 6
erinbrasington
STEAM BUNDLE for Years 3 and 4

STEAM BUNDLE for Years 3 and 4

This resource is a BUNDLE (260 pages) of 12 STEAM packs that I have put together for Lower Key Stage 2, all following objectives from the 2014 National Curriculum of England. Some are pulled from other thematic packs, while others are sold as stand alone packs in the Connecting Curriculum shops. They include packs for littleBits, MakeyMakey, Scratch, food, textiles, and light. You can check out all resources offered in my catalogue here: Connecting Curriculum Catalogue You can view the packs sold separately here: Mission to Mars: Design a Mars Rover with littleBits Working Scientifically with littleBits for Years 3 and 4 Design a Video Game Controller with MakeyMakey Working Scientifically with MakeyMakey in Years 3 & 4 Design A Video Game on Scratch Mission to Mars: Design a Mission Badge (e-Textile) Working Scientifically with Cookies for Years 3 & 4 Working Scientifically with Energy Bites for Years 3 & 4 Working Scientifically I can Statements for Years 3 & 4 The Magic Box Poetry Mini-Unit Working Scientifically with Crayons for Years 3 & 4 - STEAM Unit Light Investigation: Design and Make a Light Maze You might also like: All Things littleBits STEAM BUNDLE
erinbrasington
GCSE 9-1 50 Pseudo code or Programming challenges

GCSE 9-1 50 Pseudo code or Programming challenges

50 programming or pseudo code challenges- programs which could be given as an extension activity or out-of-class assignment to stretch and challenge learners of all key stages- as part of practicing selection and iteration and other programming techniques. These could be done using any programming language of your choice. These could be beneficial to prepare students for exams related to Algorithms and programming techniques. These can be used for KS3 and even A levels. Please send a message if you need solutions. All the best.
sekhon1976
Kodu Flight Simulator

Kodu Flight Simulator

This is a lesson or mini project that teaches students to create their own flight simulator game in Kodu Game Lab. This includes a lesson powerpoint, help videos, an example kodu game file and also a help sheet which guides students through the design and programming required. The lesson powerpoint also goes through what a flight simulator is and looks like in the air which can help to show students what being a pilot is really like and the purpose of simulators.
miko12310
Ozobot March Maze

Ozobot March Maze

Ozobot Chase the Rainbow This Saint Patrick’s Day themed maze will allow students to think of how to program the Ozobot so it reaches each target and the end of the maze. Included: *One maze *Teacher tips
missotech3
Turtle Academy Logo Planning - Computing - Year 4

Turtle Academy Logo Planning - Computing - Year 4

**A Unit Pack of 4 Lessons for Computing, linked to the Turtle Academy Website for Programming** This pack is aimed at lower key stage 2 children and is based around the programming website for children called Turtle Academy, although the planning could be adapted for other programmes. The planning covers the following objectives: To be able to use simple LOGO language to create a shape To be able to use simple LOGO language to write initials in your name To be able to use simple LOGO language to produce a desired outcome Write the instruction and press enter to execute the command To be able to use a number of commands
alicepoole1
Algorithms, Maths & micro:bit: 5 fun coding activities

Algorithms, Maths & micro:bit: 5 fun coding activities

5 fun activities exploring the micro:bit, mathematics, and algorithm creation in Python and JavaScript Blocks. This short activity booklet explores the use of computing in order to calculate mathematical constants and carry out advanced mathematical functions. This could be used as an introduction to algorithms or mathematics & computing. In these activities we will use Python and JavaScript Blocks to calculate Pi & e, as well as creating a function to calculate factorials. Along the way we will learn a number of key skills: - Introducing & breaking down problems and algorithms - Solving and re-arranging equations - Real-world use of computing - Introduction to mathematical constants - Coding in Python & JavaScript Blocks - Utilising key equations for geometry & shapes - Memory issues & efficiency - Coding Skills: - Variables - Loops - Conditions - Advanced mathematical functions
rlowe0008
Digital Skills

Digital Skills

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