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Small Basic Programming lesson bundle

Small Basic Programming lesson bundle

Three separate lessons, covering variables, selection and iteration in Small Basic. Included are PowerPoints, programming tasks with full code, and links to bespoke Kahoot quizzes as well. Presentations include theory as well as code challenges. Help sheets and code snippets are also included to help students who might struggle with the programming tasks. 20% saving on price of all three lessons separately.
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Small Basic Iteration programming lesson

Small Basic Iteration programming lesson

Included is a presentation on iteration using Small Basic. Includes some theory and programming tasks, including all of the code required, instruction sheets and code snippets useful for helping students who might otherwise struggle with programming. I have used this with multiple mixed ability Year 8 classes, who have all managed some success with programming. Also included at the end of the presentation is a link to a Kahoot quiz written specifically for this lesson. One of the early tasks involves changing the background colour of the graphics window. Be aware that if students play around with the timing then it could potentially affect students with epilepsy. I made sure that none of my students would be affected before planning this lesson.
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Small Basic Selection Programming lesson

Small Basic Selection Programming lesson

Included is a presentation on selection using Small Basic. Includes some theory and programming tasks, including all of the code required, instruction sheets and code snippets useful for helping students who might otherwise struggle with programming. I have used this with multiple mixed ability Year 8 classes, who have all managed some success with programming. Also included at the end of the presentation is a link to a Kahoot quiz written specifically for this lesson.
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GCSE Battleships programming project

GCSE Battleships programming project

This is a programming project that I have used over 3 lessons with my mixed ability Year 10 class. Included is a PowerPoint with the main programming challenges, and the full code for demonstrating the game before the students make it (Visual Basic). Each challenge should be discussed before the students choose either the code (easier) or pseudocode (harder) images to help them with the programming. Images have been used to avoid copy and pasting. The pseudocode will need to be translated into code and the code images contain key words blanked out to avoid pure copying.
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GCSE Programming Four in a row 2D arrays project

GCSE Programming Four in a row 2D arrays project

Included is a programming project to recreate a well known game that I have used with a mixed ability Year 10 class. The project took 3-4 lessons and includes the powerpoint highlighting the main challenges in creating the game, the full code (Visual Basic), pseudocode for the whole program and images of code/pseudocode for each challenge that the programmers face. Images were used for this to prevent students copy and pasting the code. To differentiate, after talking through solving each challenge as a class, the students were able to load up the image of either the code or pseudocode, and type the code required into their program. The pseudocode is more challenging as it needs translating into code, and the code has key words missing so it is not just about copying the code into their program. I have also included teaching notes on how to discuss the different challenges, and a help sheet on 2-dimensional arrays.
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GCSE Bubble Sort Programming Lesson

GCSE Bubble Sort Programming Lesson

Included is a presentation reviewing the Bubble Sort method, and an interactive Excel activity that can is self-marking and can give students immediate feedback. There is also a help sheet for anyone who has missed the Bubble Sort theory or needs help with the activities, and differentiated instructions for writing a Bubble Sort program (I used Visual Basic but the code hints could be adapted to another language quickly). I have also included the lesson plan that I used for a lesson observation. There are notes on AfL and differentiation included in the plan.
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Scratch Breakout Programming

Scratch Breakout Programming

A Breakout programming task for Year 7 or 8. Includes a short powerpoint showing how to open the instructions, the instructions themselves (a step by step guide to creating the game), and a link to the finished game which can be used as a starter to get them engaged from the beginning of the lesson. The instructions include hints with very small code snippets which are linked to specific steps in the programming process. With some high ability Year 8 students this has taken at least two lessons, so could be used as a project with mixed ability or younger classes.
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Computational Thinking Bundle

Computational Thinking Bundle

Purchase my three comprehensive guides to computational thinking within one bargain package! Includes: Computational thinking for KS3 Computational thinking for KS4 Problem Solving for KS3 Also includes my popular poster resources to help promote computational thinking within your classroom
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Key Stage 2 Computing Curriculum - Introduction to Scratch

Key Stage 2 Computing Curriculum - Introduction to Scratch

Document linking Key Stage 2 computing curriculum requirements with units of work. Scratch introductory lesson written by Key Stage 3/4 teacher for local primary school struggling with the new computing curriculum terminology. Teaching the lessons over the Autumn term 2017, so more lessons will be added as created. I use Scratch offline editor, but this could be done on the online version too.
Pipjen77
OCR - A-LEVEL Project - Computer Science - H446 - Lesson 2

OCR - A-LEVEL Project - Computer Science - H446 - Lesson 2

This is lesson 2 of the A-Level OCR computer science project guidance. The slides break down the tasks that should happen. It helps the students to do research and helps them to expand on what they've already found out. It gets them to think about interview techniques and discusses minutes and agendas. A good prompt for teachers who haven't delivered the project before.
r_chambers
OCR - A-LEVEL Project - Computer Science - H446 - Lesson 1

OCR - A-LEVEL Project - Computer Science - H446 - Lesson 1

This powerpoint introduces the project and gives students some ideas. It helps them with the complexity and gets them to come up with 15 ideas and break it down into a final 3. There are instructions for this part of the analysis. There are exemplar scenarios attached with links to previous projects and mark guidance. Good discussion points for your students.
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