Category: Secondary

GIRLGUIDES: DIGITAL SCOTLAND CHALLENGE BADGE

Activities, support and resources to help you work towards achieving the Digital Scotland challenge badge.

This project is developed and funded by Scottish Government through the
Digital Scotland Business Excellence Partnership whose partners include Scottish Government, Skills Development Scotland, Education Scotland, Scotland IS, Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Qualifications Authority, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise, FSB and Digital Technologies sector representatives.

GOOGLE – CS FIRST

CS First

CS First is a free computer science curriculum from Google that makes coding easy to teach and fun to learn. Their site has information and professional learnign for educators to make sure they have the confidence and knowledge to introduce Computing Science to their learners, as well as video tutorials and block-based coding challenges using Scratch for learners.

Visit CS First

MAKECODE FOR MICRO:BIT

Microsoft MakeCode for micro:bit

This site from Microsoft offers projects to get you started with your micro:bit computer – it also has an online micro:bit emulator so you can test your code even if you don’t have micro:bits. The micro:bit is an affordale micro computer with lots of input and output options that make it interactive and very adaptable, so it can be used in lots of STEM learning too.

Visit the MakeCode site